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2008 Buell Lightning® XB12Ss

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2008 Buell Lightning® XB12Ss

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2008 Buell Lightning® XB12Ss Specifications

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Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,495.00
Dealers Buell Dealers
Warranty  24
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air / Oil
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Compression Ratio  10.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli Diablo T120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Pirelli Diablo T 180/55 ZR17
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54 / 1372
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.4 / 16.7

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Great bike!!!
By Kris (Owner), Oct. 13, 2008
I have had the bike for a couple of months now and it had been wonderfull. The torque curve makes the bike more mannerable and smoother through the gears. Driving long distances on it is not bad at all. The bike handles great and stops on a dime because of all of its technical advances (fuel in fram... Read Full Review


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Fun but not for me
By Philipe(Owner), Sep. 19, 2008
I've had this (beautiful) bike for almost a year. I already had to take it to the garage twice for repair besides maintenance. They fixed the bigger problems but told me that the rest is just the bike's character. Not starting on first try in cold weather or the sorta throttle lag I feel when hittin... Read Full Review


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