Buell X1 Lighting (2002)

The 2002 Buell X1 Lightning motorcycle has a 1203 cc 45-degree V-twin engine with pushrod actuated overhead valves and hydraulic lifters, producing 101 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 90 ft-lbs of torque at 5600 rpm. It has a compression ratio of 10.0:1, and a dynamic digital fuel injection system. The bike has a 5-speed transmission, Kevlar belt final drive, and uses a wet multi-plate clutch. The frame is a tubular perimeter chrome-moly mainframe with Uniplanar (R) technology, and the rake is 23 degrees with a trail of 89 mm. The front suspension features 41mm Showa upside-down forks with adjustable damping, while the rear suspension has a Showa shock absorber under the engine with adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping. The bike has a single disc 6-piston caliper front brake and a single disc 1-piston caliper rear brake. The wheels are 3-spoke with a Stardust silver or Nuclear blue finish, and the tires are Dunlop SportMax. The fuel tank has a capacity of 15.8 L (4.2 US gal), with an additional reserve of 1.9 L (0.5 US gal). The bike has a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph), and a dry weight of 200 kg (440 lbs). The seat height is 787 cm (31.0″), and the ground clearance is 125 mm (4.9″).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Buell X1 Lightning

Year: 2002

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
Lubrication: Dry sump
Exhaust: Free breathing, two-into-one
Induction: Dynamic Digital Fuel Injection
Ignition: V-fire electronic
Starting: Electric
Battery: 12V, 19Ah
Max Power: 75.3 kW / 101 hp @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque: 122 Nm / 12.4 kgf-m / 90 ft.lbs @ 5600 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 5 Speed

Final Drive: Kevlar belt
Gear Ratios: 1st 2.69 / 2nd 1.85 / 3rd 1.43 / 4th 1.18 / 5th 1.00:1
Frame: Tubular perimeter chrome-moly mainframe with Uniplanar (R)
Rake: 23 degrees
Trail: 89 mm / 3.5″
Front Suspension: ~A41 mm Showa upside-down front forks adjustable compression and rebound damping
Front Wheel Travel: 119 mm / 4.7″
Rear Suspension: Showa shock absorber under engine adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 117 mm / 4.6″
Front Brakes: Single ~A340 mm disc, 6 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single ~A230 mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Wheels: 3-Spoke, Stardust silver or Nuclear blue finish
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17″
Rear Wheel: 5.00 x 17″
Front Tyre: 120/70-ZR17 D207F, Dunlop SportMax
Rear Tyre: 170/60-ZR17 D207, Dunlop SportMax
Wheelbase: 1397 mm / 55″
Ground Clearance: 125 mm / 4.9″
Seat Height: 787 cm / 31.0″
Dry Weight: 200 kg / 440 lbs

Fuel Capacity: 15.8 L / 4.2 US gal
Fuel Reserve: 1.9 L / 0.5 US gal
Top Speed: 225 km/h / 140 mph

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