Buell 1125CR 2010
BUELL CONTINUES TO PUSH SPORTBIKE RIDING LIMITS
New Lightning CityX XB12SX brings more power to the streets
The Buell riding experience embodies radical designs and intuitive performance that rewards uncompromising riders, EAST TROY, Wis. (July 25, 2009).
From the race track to the back road, a Buell motorcycle will take any path necessary to put its rider out front because Buell believes a deep bond between rider and machine is the essence of motorcycling.
Buell maintains its defiant stance in 2010 with a versatile line-up of motorcycles designed to inspire riders to achieve ultimate performance. For the street, the 1125CR café racer with new upright handlebars, and the extended XB Lightning line-up for Europe – including the new Lightning CityX XB12SX motorcycle – are now packing more style and power than ever. In the sportbike category, in a nod to Buell’s increasing victories and success on track, riders will see even more of Buell’s convention-breaking liquid-cooled 1125R. For adventures that go way beyond the road, the Ulysses XB12 range sees various upgrades make it the most exhilarating ride yet.
In 2010 Buell continues to focus on the ride with the addition of features like front brake master cylinder piston seals and rotor mountings, LED taillights and rear turn signals, oxygen sensors and tyres, as well as new graphics and bodywork. Whether it’s the 1125cc Helicon liquid-cooled, four-stroke, fuel-injected 72-degree V-Twin engine or the 1203cc Thunderstorm air/oil/fan-cooled, four-stroke, fuel-injected 45-degree V-Twin engine, Buell blends original design with productive power and dynamic performance for a light and tight ride.
Out in the Street
For those looking for a bike with agile handling, as well as serious torque and acceleration for real urban power, MY10 sees the introduction of the new Lightning CityX XB12SX. Receiving its debut in Europe, the XB12SX marries the sheer power of the Thunderstorm™ 1203cc V-Twin engine with Buell’s popular Lightning CityX XB9SX chassis and suspension, inspired by the needs of today’s urban rider. Delivering a whopping 104 Nm/ 77 ft lbs of torque, the bike is available in Valencia Orange Translucent & Hero Blue Translucent, both with black wheels.
Meanwhile the Lightning CityX XB9SX, is readier than ever for a street fight, with the broad, smooth power of its Thunderstorm 984 V-Twin engine, wind deflectors, frame pucks, headlight grille, airbox cover X-guard and new Designer Black wheels. Features such as the upright rider position, wide Supermoto style handle bars and intuitive handling help the Lightning CityX XB9SX and XB12SX dodge through back streets and effortlessly pull away from the traffic – enabling the ultimate urban riding experience.
Buell XB Lightning streetfighters, powered by an air/oil/fan-cooled Thunderstorm V-Twin engine, have a ferocious look with new airbox cover graphics added to blacked-out frame, forks, engine and other components. Lightning XB models receive new oxygen sensor with updated calibration, fuel pump and sensor, front brake piston seal and LED taillight, and front and rear turn signals. The XB12Ss with supermoto-inspired long suspension has size, comfort and convenience, and the Lightning XB12Scg road-hugging suspension for a low centre of gravity.
Taking it to the Track
Whether on the street or the track, Buell sportbikes are engineered for high levels of performance and handling – providing a ride no less exhilarating than a bike built specifically for racing. This is perfectly illustrated by the Buell 1125R. European sport performance riders will see more of this convention-breaking, large capacity sport motorcycle in 2010. With its 72 degree liquid-cooled V-Twin 1125cc BRP-Rotax engine – exclusively designed to Buell specifications; all-new Buell IRC (Intuitive Response Chassis) - the stiffest chassis ever offered by Buell; Quiet Zone aerodynamics; and fully-adjustable Showa piggyback suspension.
On and off road
The sport-touring Buell Ulysses XB12XT and the versatile, all-road Ulysses XB12X are equally exhilarating rides in the Buell Adventure Sportbike category. Both Ulysses models feature a new right-side air scoop, fan shroud, header shield, and ECM calibration that work together to reduce heat and improve rider comfort.
Light and agile on any kind of road, the Ulysses XB12X is equipped with a broad, usable Thunderstorm 1203cc V-Twin engine, rugged protective features like frame pucks, headlight grille and wind deflectors. The XB12X has a new blacked out Phantom Metallic frame, swingarm, and footrest supports, and triple clamps, as well as new Sunfire Yellow bodywork and smoked windscreen. The Ulysses XB12XT is ready to carve the continents on new Pirelli Angel ST tyres with side and top cases, heated grips and a tall windscreen. Both Ulysses models feature the patented Triple Tail™ system that adjusts between three functional positions.
New Tapered aluminum streetfighter handlebar
New Polished stainless steel headers
New Master cylinder piston seals for improved brake feel
New Engine cover sight glass for convenient oil-level checks
New Pre-wired battery tender harness
New Designer Black wheels with red pinstripe
New LED taillight
New Clear-lens rear turn signals
New Bodywork graphics and fly cut brake logos
New Arctic White/Midnight Black color combination
New Battery tender plug
= Buell ZTL2 four-pad, eight-piston front brake
= Two-piston rear brake caliper mounted directly to inner swingarm
= Brushed stainless steel exhaust outlets
= LED front turn signals integrated with mirrors
= Digital lap timer and gear indicator
= Minimalist flyscreen with integrated head lights
= Removable tail cowl over passenger seat
= Versatile riding position with relaxed footpegs and a short reach to the bars
= Buell Helicon 1125cc liquid-cooled fourstroke, 72-degree V-Twin engine with DDFI 3 Electronic Fuel Injection ECM
= Compact oblique stacked six-speed transmission configuration
= Ram-air pressurized air box
= Goodyear Hibrex final drive belt with Flexten Plus technology with a constant-tension pulley for smoother on/off throttle transitions
= Underslung muffler with Helmholtz chamber
= Twin side-mount radiators with outer covers designed to absorb impact
= HVA (Hydraulic Vacuum Assist) clutch with slipper action
= 6-spoke, cast aluminum wheels
= Pirelli Diablo Corsa III tires
= Steel braided brake lines
= Fully adjustable 47 mm Showa inverted fork
= Fully adjustable Showa rear shock absorber
= Fuel-in Frame Intuitive Response Chassis
= Rigid cast-aluminum swingarm
= Adjustable hand and foot controls
Battery Type and Specifications Sealed Lead Acid, maintenance-free, 12-volt, 12 amp-hour (per Battery Council International rating), 200 cca.
Charging System Specifications 37-amp, permanent magnet, three-phase alternator with solid-state regulator (520W peak power)
Starter System Specifications Starter motor 900W, starter drive (gears) and one way clutch.
Headlamp Type and Wattages (high, low and position lamp) Three-bulb headlamp with daylight running mode. 55 watt low beam (one (H7) 55 watt bulb), 110 watt high beam (one additional (H7) 55 watt bulb), 5 watt position lamp
Tail Light Wattages (stop and running) .55W for tail light, 5W for stop light
Turn Signal Lights Type (manual or self-canceling) and Wattage Manual cancelling, Front = non-serviceable LED's. 3W (per side), Rear = replaceable bulbs, 10W (per side).
License Plate Lamp Wattage 5W