Buell S1 Lightning (1996)

The Buell S1 Lightning is a motorcycle from 1996, featuring a 45-degree V-Twin engine with a capacity of 1203 cc. It has a compression ratio of 10:1 and is air-cooled, with 2 valve per cylinder and hydraulic self-adjusting lifters. The bike has a maximum power output of 101 horsepower at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 128.6 Nm at 5500 rpm. It is equipped with a 5-speed transmission and a Kevlar belt final drive. The front suspension is adjustable for compression and rebound damping, with the front wheel offering 120 mm of travel. The rear suspension is a single shock, offering both spring preload and compression damping. The front brakes consist of a single 340 mm disc with a 6 piston caliper, while the rear brakes use a single 230 mm disc with a 2 piston caliper. The front and rear tires are 120/70 ZR17 and 170/60 ZR17, respectively. The dry weight of the motorcycle is 200 kg, with a fuel capacity of 15.1 L. The bike has an average fuel consumption of 5.5 L/100 km or 18.3 km/l, and can go from 0-100 km/h in 31.1 meters. The standing 1/4 mile time is 11.6 seconds at a speed of 183.5 km/h, and the top speed is 207.5 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Buell S1 Lightning

Year: 1996

Engine: 45 degrees V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve, hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1203 cc / 73.4 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 88.8 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 2 x ~A40 mm Keihin carburetors
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 73.6 kW / 101 hp @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque: 128.6 Nm / 13.1 kgf-m / 94.8 lb.ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Kevlar belt
Front Suspension: ~A40 mm Fork, adjustable for compression and rebound damping
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7″
Rear Suspension: Single shock, spring preload, compression and preload damping
Front Brakes: Single ~A340 mm disc, 6 piston caliper

Rear Brakes: Single ~A230 mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 170/60 ZR17
Dry Weight: 200 kg / 441 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15.1 L / 4 US gal
Consumption average: 5.5 L/100 km / 18.3 km/l / 43 US mpg
Braking 100 km/h – 0: 31.1 m / 102 ft
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.6 sec / 183.5 km/h / 114 mph
Top Speed: 207.5 km/h / 128.9 mph

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