2004 Buell Lightning XB12S – Used 2004 Lightning XB 12S at Motorcyclist Magazine

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2004 Lightning XB12S

Buell Lightning XB12S

The XB-series production era of the Buell sport bike, which from model years to 2009, never stood a Although it had the advantage of manufacture by the Harley-Davidson company via its Buell the XB-series Lightning was never as as its Harley counterparts due to its price to compensate for a high production For the 2004 model year, only less than two in production, Buell offered two instead of one, in the attempt to more attention to the better-than-decent

The 2004 Buell Lightning is into two models: the XB9S and the A variant of the XB9S called XB9S” has a lower seat and front suspension travel. model runs on a four-… (two-cylinder) engine: with two valves on each cylinder, a compression ratio and a bore of 3.5

The … is measured at 3.13 for the XB9S and 3.81 inches for the

The engine on the XB9S version of the Buell Lightning produces 92 at 7,500 revolutions per minute and 70 pound-feet (lb-ft) of torque at The one on the XB12 generates 103 horsepower at RPM and 84 lb-ft of torque at 6,000 Each engine is paired a five-speed manual transmission.

For superior braking, Harley-Davidson disc brakes at the bike’s of 17-inch aluminum wheels.

The of the 2004 Buell Lightning are named after respective displacements. The 9 in XB9S represents the engine displacement of 984 cubic (cc). The XB12S has a larger displacement, at 1,203 cc.

Harley-Davison and promoted the 2004 Buell as a streetfighter sport bike, would explain why it lacks a shell (fairing). However, the has a spoiler and fenders. The frame is made of aluminum, which the bike’s weight while retaining a sturdy construction.

Also included are guards for the shaft, engine, rear-wheel and the 3.7-gallon gas tank, among components.

Buell Lightning XB12S

The seat on the 2004 Lightning is designed as a one-piece seat, which is big enough to up to two people: the rider and a passenger. The is set at a height of 30.1 inches on all apart from the Low XB9S, has a seat height of 28.6

At the front of the 2004 Buell is a digital dashboard that of a clock, tachometer, trip and speedometer. For increased visibility, the has halogen headlights and side

Each 2004 Buell is around 76 inches long, 30 wide and up to 42 inches high, a wheelbase of 52 inches. Dry weight is 385 for the XB9S model; the XB12S is 10 heavier. However, the XB9S, in surpasses the XB12S in payload at 400 lbs. to 390 lbs. The gross weight rating, or GVWR, for ‘04 Lightning is 850 lbs.

The manufacturer’s suggested retail or MSRP, for the bike is $9,195 for the and $10,995 for the XB12S.

When it was many people deemed the ‘04 Lightning—like the entries before and it—overpriced for its category. Still, beyond the comparatively hefty tag, the ‘04 Lightning contains power and standard features to a look or two. Plus, its aggressive look is a sizable

New For 2004

This was the second year for the XB-series Lightning; the XB12R made its debut

Buell Lightning XB12S


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