Buell XR9R FireboltSportfighter (2002)

The Buell XR9R Firebolt Sportfighter motorcycle was produced in 2002 and features a 984cc V-Twin engine with electronic fuel injection, capable of producing 92 horsepower and 71.5 ft-lbs of torque. The frame is a hollow aluminum twin-spar design that doubles as the fuel tank, with a 21-degree rake and 84mm trail. The suspension features Showa upside-down forks in the front and a Showa shock absorber in the rear, both adjustable for preload, compression, and rebound damping. The front brakes are a ZTL-type brake with a 6-piston fixed caliper, and the rear brakes are a single-disc with a piston caliper. The motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1320mm, a ground clearance of 127mm, and a seat height of 775mm. The dry weight is 175kg, with a fuel capacity of 14L and an average consumption of 5.1L/100km. The motorcycle has a top speed of 210.2km/h and can complete a standing 1/4 mile in 12.2 seconds. It has been reviewed positively by American Sport Bike, Sport Rider, and Motorbikes Today.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Buell XR9R Firebolt

Year: 2002

Engine: 45 degrees V-Twin, four stroke, pushrod actuated overhead valve. hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 984 cc / 60 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 x 79.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: Electronic fuel injection
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 67.1 kW / 92 hp @ 7200 rpm
Max Torque: 97 Nm / 9.9 kgf-m / 71.5 ft.lbs @ 5500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Kevlar belt
Frame: Hollow aluminium twin-spar frame doubles as the fuel tank
Rake: 21 degrees
Trail: 84 mm / 3.3″
Front Suspension: Showa upside-down forks, adjustable for preload, compression & rebound damping

Front Wheel Travel: 119 mm / 4.7″
Rear Suspension: Showa shock absorber, adjustable for preload, compression & rebound damping
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 ~A230 mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Wheelbase: 1320 mm / 52″
Ground Clearance: 127 mm / 5.0″
Seat Height: 775 mm / 30.5″
Dry Weight: 175 kg / 386 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 L / 3.7 US gal
Consumption average: 5.1 L/100 km / 19.6 km/l / 46.1 US mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.2 sec
Top Speed: 210.2 km/h / 130.6 mph
Reviews: American Sport Bike / Sport Rider / Motorbikes Today

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