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Buell XB12 Specs

Buell model specs are for the two XB series V-twin motors. Most other specs are very similar for all Buell XB series motorcycles.

Dimensions U.S. Units Metric Units
Overall Length 76.2 in. 1935 mm
Overall Width 32.3 in. 820 mm
Seat Height:    
Standard 31.4 in. 797 mm
Low Profile N/A N/A
Ground Clearance 4.35 in. 110 mm
Rake (at Steering Head) 21.0° 21.0°
Fork Angle 21.0° 21.0°
Lean Angle:    
Soft Contact, Right 42° 42°
Soft Contact, Left 42° 42°
Hard Contact, Right 50° 50°
Hard Contact, Left 48° 48°
Trail 3.3 in. 83 mm
Wheelbase 52.0 in. 1320 mm
Tires:    
Type Pirelli® Pirelli®
Front Scorpion Sync (model) Scorpion Sync (model)
  120/70 ZR-17 (specifications) 120/70 ZR-17 (specifications)
Rear Scorpion Sync (model) Scorpion Sync (model)
  180/55 ZR-17 (specifications) 180/55 ZR-17 (specifications)
Fuel Capacity 3.82 gal. 14.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.75 gal. 2.8 L
MPG (EPA urban/highway test) :    
Urban 50 MPG 4.7 L/100 km
Highway 65 MPG 3.6 L/100 km
Weight:    
Dry Weight 390 lbs. 177 kg
Gross Rating 850 lbs. 386 kg
Load Capacity 398 lbs. 181 kg
   
Engine U.S. Units Metric Units
Engine Air/oil/fan-cooled, 4-stroke, 45° V-Twin Air/oil/fan-cooled, 4-stroke, 45° V-Twin
Valve Train OHV, two valves per cylinder, self-adjusting OHV, two valves per cylinder, self-adjusting
Bore x Stroke:    
Bore 3.500 in. 88.90 mm
Stroke 3.125 in. 79.38 mm
Displacement 60 cu. in. 984 cc
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery 45 mm down draft DDFI II fuel injection 45 mm down draft DDFI II fuel injection
Intake (Air Cleaner for Blast®) Zero-resistance airbox Zero-resistance airbox
Exhaust Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with mass-centralized mounting Tuned, tri-pass resonance chamber with mass-centralized mounting
Torque (North America per SAE J607) 70 ft. lbs. @ 5500 RPM 95 NM @ 5500 RPM
Horsepower (North America per SAE J607) 92 HP @ 7500 RPM 92 HP @ 7500 RPM
Lubrication Dry-sump Dry-sump
Oil Capacity (Lubrication for Blast®) 2.5 qts. 2.4 L
Oil Filtration Screw-on disposable element Screw-on disposable element
   
Drivetrain U.S. Units Metric Units
Primary Drive Chain, 1.676:1 (57/34) ratio Chain, 1.676:1 (57/34) ratio
Final Drive Constant path, 14 mm pitch aramid-reinforced Hibrex® belt with Flexten® Plus technology, 2.407:1 (65/27) ratio Constant path, 14 mm pitch aramid-reinforced Hibrex® belt with Flexten® Plus technology, 2.407:1 (65/27) ratio
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, compensated Wet, multi-plate, compensated
Transmission 5-speed, constant mesh 5-speed, constant mesh
Overall Ratio:    
1st 2.648 2.648
2nd 1.892 1.892
3rd 1.407 1.407
4th 1.166 1.166
5th 1.000 1.000
   
Chassis U.S. Units Metric Units
Frame Aluminum frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame Aluminum frame with Uniplanar™ powertrain vibration isolation system, fuel in frame
Front Fork 43 mm Showa® inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload 43 mm Showa® inverted forks with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Rear Shock Showa® coil-over monoshock with remote, under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload Showa® coil-over monoshock with remote, under-seat reservoir and adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload
Wheels:    
Color Villain Black Powdercoat (new) Villain Black Powdercoat (new)
Front 6-spoke, ZTL™ cast aluminum (type) 6-spoke, ZTL™ cast aluminum (type)
  17 in. (diameter) 432 mm (diameter)
  3.5 in. (width) 89 mm (width)
Rear 6-spoke, cast aluminum (type) 6-spoke, cast aluminum (type)
  17 in. (diameter) 432 mm (diameter)
  5.5 in. (width) 140 mm (width)
Brakes:    
Front ZTL™-type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm single-sided, inside-out, stainless steel, floating rotor ZTL™-type brake, 6-piston, fixed caliper, 375 mm single-sided, inside-out, stainless steel, floating rotor
Rear Single piston, floating caliper; 240 mm stainless steel, fixed rotor Single piston, floating caliper; 240 mm stainless steel, fixed rotor
Suspension Travel:    
Front 4.72 in. 120 mm
Rear 5.00 in. 127 mm
   
Electric U.S. Units Metric Units
Battery Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating) Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating)
Charging 494W peak, 38-amp, permanent magnet, 3-phase alternator with solid-state regulator 494W peak, 38-amp, permanent magnet, 3-phase alternator with solid-state regulator
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights: (as per country regulation)    
Headlamps Type Twin Quartz Halogen [H7] Twin Quartz Halogen [H7]
Headlamps Description 55-watt low beam, 55-watt high beam 55-watt low beam, 55-watt high beam
Tail/Stop Lights 5W/21W 5W/21W
Turn Signal Lights 10W manual canceling 10W manual canceling
License Plate Light 5W 5W
   
Styling/Convenience U.S. Units Metric Units
Instruments    Electronic speedometer, tachometer, odometer; dual resettable tripmeter; high beam, neutral, oil, low fuel (plus, odometer shows miles traveled on reserve), turn signal and engine diagnostic indicator lamps; clock Electronic speedometer, tachometer, odometer; dual resettable tripmeter; high beam, neutral, oil, low fuel (plus, odometer shows miles traveled on reserve), turn signal and engine diagnostic indicator lamps; clock
   
Colors U.S. Units Metric Units
Available Colors Hero Blue Translucid w/Designer Black wheels
Kick Ash Translucid w/Designer Black wheels
Hero Blue Translucid w/Designer Black wheels
Kick Ash Translucid w/Designer Black wheels
   

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