Buell X1 Lightning - Motorcycle Specs

The Buell X1 Lightning is a 1203cc bike. See all specifications of the Buell X1 Lightning (1998 - 2002) such as its weight, engine specs, top speed and horsepower.

Buell X1 Lightning (1998 - 2002) motorcycle

Buell X1 Lightning (1998 - 2002)

Engine Specifications

The Buell X1 Lightning is a 1203cc bike. Its 4-stroke v-twin engine has a power output of 70 kW and torque output of 86 ft-lb.

Top Speed & Horsepower

The maximum speed of the Buell X1 Lightning motorcycle is around 135 mph (217 km/h). Its horsepower is approximately 95 bhp.

Weight & Seat Height

The Buell X1 Lightning weighs around 200 kg (440 lbs). Its seat height is 749 mm (29.5 inches). It is a middleweight motorcycle suitable for short riders.

Fuel Consumption

The fuel tank capacity of the Buell X1 Lightning is 16.3 litres. Its fuel consumption is around 40 mpg (17 km/l). The bike can provide up to 130 miles (209 kilometres) of fuel tank range. It has a below-average fuel economy.

More Specs & Reviews

For more technical specifications of the Buell X1 Lightning motorcycle, check out the full specs table below.

Additionally, you can also read the MCN review of this bike.

CategoryCafe Racer
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1203cc
Power output70 kW
Torque output86 ft-lb
Top speed135 mph
Horsepower95 bhp
Weight200 kg
Seat height749 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size16.3 litres
Fuel tank range130 miles
Fuel consumption40 mpg
Oil capacity2.5 litres
Annual road tax£117
Overall rating