2005 Buell Firebolt® XB9R

2005 Buell Firebolt® XB9R pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$8,695
Type
Sport
Insurance
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Model Type
Sport
MSRP
$8,695
Dealers
Warranty
24
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
USA
Parent Company
Buell
Display Name
Firebolt(R) XB9R
Year
2005
Make
Buell
Engine Type
V Twin
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)
92 / 68.6
Horsepower RPM
7500
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
70 / 95
Torque RPM
5500
Cooling
Air / Oil
Valves
4
Valves Per Cylinder
2
Valve Configuration
OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)
88.9 / 3.5
Stroke (mm/in)
79.38 / 3.13
Displacement (cc/ci)
984 / 60
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)
65 / 50
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)
3.6 / 4.7
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
45
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Belt
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.69 / 1.85 / 1.43 / 1.18 / 1
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.41
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)
10 / 240
Front Suspension Type
Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)
4.7 / 120
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Suspension Brand Name
Showa(R)
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
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Showa(R)
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
6.35
Width (in/mm)
28.2 / 715
Wheelbase (in/mm)
52 / 1320
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.4 / 110
Length (ft/ft)
6
Length (ft/in)
4.2
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
Two-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
30.5 / 775
Number Of Seats
2
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Seat Tail Cover
Standard
Frame
Aluminum
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Belt Guard
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Spoiler
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Warranty (Months)
24
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Metallic
No
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield Lowers
No
Height Adjustable
No
Tinted
Yes
Height
Low
User Reviews
1 review
  • Pure fun
    By  (I am an Owner) on Jun 20, 2010

    The firebolt xb9r isnt gonna win any landspeed records but will put a smile on your face everytime you push it throught the corners. This is my first Buell and am loving every minute with it. Brakes are phenominal. A little underpowered but fun.

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