Buell XB12R Firebolt (2008)

The Buell XB12R Firebolt is a motorcycle model that was made in 2008, equipped with a 1203 cc V-twin engine and a 5-speed transmission. It has a compression ratio of 10.0:1 and a maximum power of 86.9 kW at 6800 rpm. The bike has a top speed of 155 mph and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. It is built around an aluminum frame with a Uniplanar powertrain vibration isolation system to provide a smooth riding experience. Its front suspension features Showa A43 mm inverted forks with compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustability, and its rear suspension has a Showa coil-over monoshock, remote underseat reservoir, and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping, and spring preload. The bike has ZTL type brakes with a 6-piston fixed caliper and a single-sided rotor. The Buell XB12R Firebolt has a dry weight of 395 lbs and a fuel capacity of 3.7 US gallons. The average fuel consumption is 42 mpg. It has a standing quarter-mile time of 11.4 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph. Reviews of the Buell XB12R Firebolt by Greg Sanchez have been positive.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Buell XB12R Firebolt

Year: 2008

Engine: 45 degrees V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve. hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 1203 cc / 73 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Exhaust: Free breathing, 2-into-1 Buell Interactive exhaust system
Induction: ~A49 mm downdraft DDFI II fuel injection
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 86.9 kW / 103 hp @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 114 Nm / 11.6 kgf-m / 84 ft-lbs @ 6000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Belt
Frame: Aluminium frame with Uniplanar c Powertrain vibration isolation system
Rake: 21 degrees
Trail: 83 mm / 3.3″

Front Suspension: Showa ~A43 mm inverted forks compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload adjustable
Front Wheel Travel: 120 mm / 4.7″
Rear Suspension: Showa coil-over monoshock, remote underseat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload, 127mm wheel travel
Rear Wheel Travel: 127 mm / 5.0″
Front Brakes: ZTL type brake, 6 piston, fixed caliper, ~A375 mm single-sided, inside out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear Brakes: Single ~A240 mm disc, 1 piston floating caliper
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17″
Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17″
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17, Pirelli Diablo
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo
Dimensions: Length: 1924 mm / 75.7″ Width: 768 mm / 30.2″ Height: 1092 mm / 43.0″
Wheelbase: 1320 mm / 52.0″
Ground Clearance: 127 mm / 5.0″
Seat Height: 775 mm / 30.5″
Dry Weight: 179 kg / 395 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 L / 3.7 US gal
Average Fuel Consumption: 5.6 L/100 km / 17.9 km/L / 42 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.4 sec, 182 km/h / 113 mph
Top Speed: 249 km/h / 155 mph
Reviews: Greg Sanchez

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