2004 Buell Lightning® Low XB9S

2004 Buell Lightning® Low XB9S pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
Model Type
Sport
MSRP
$9,195
Dealers
Warranty
24
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
USA
Parent Company
Buell
Display Name
Lightning(R) Low XB9S
Year
2004
Make
Buell
Engine Type
V Twin
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp)
92
Horsepower RPM
7500
Torque (Ft Lbs)
70
Torque RPM
5500
Cooling
Air / Oil
Valves
4
Valves Per Cylinder
2
Valve Configuration
OHV
Bore (mm/in)
89 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)
79 / 3.13
Displacement (cc/ci)
984 / 60
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
45
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Speed Governor
No
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.69 / 1.85 / 1.43 / 1.18 / 1
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.41
Heel Toe Shifter
Standard
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
5.5
Chromed
No
Tire Brand
Dunlop(R)
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Speed Rating
Z
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Tire Width
180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
55
Rear Tire Speed Rating
Z
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop 180/55 ZR17
Front Brake Type
Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
14.8 / 375
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.5 / 240
Front Suspension Type
Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)
2.9 / 74
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
5 / 127
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
6.31
Width (in/mm)
29.7 / 755
Height (in/mm)
41.3 / 1050
Wheelbase (in/mm)
52 / 1320
Length (ft/ft)
6
Length (ft/in)
3.7
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
385 / 175
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)
400 / 181
GVWR (lbs/kgs)
850 / 386
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
3.7 / 14
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.7 / 2.6
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.56
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Height (in/mm)
28.6 / 726
Number Of Seats
2
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Frame
Aluminum
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard
Yes
Tank Guard
Yes
Belt Guard
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Warranty (Months)
24
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Paint
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
User Reviews
1 review
  • Good for girls too!
    By  (I am an Owner) on Jan 20, 2009

    This is my first motorcycle. I bought it in 2004 right after I got my license. I think it's a great beginner bike, but it's powerful enough that you don't feel the need to trade up right away. It's stable in the turns and the braking is fantastic. I've ridden friends' motorcycles and noticed ...

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