2002 Buell Lightning X1W

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2001 Buell Lightning X1W
2002 Buell Lightning X1W

– 2002 Buell Lightning X1W



Type Air cooled, Four-Stroke, 45° V-Twin
Displacement 1203 cc
Bore & Stroke 3.5 x 3.8 in. /88.8 x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Valve Train OHV, two valves per cylinder, hydraulic adjusters
Valve Adjustment Self Adjusting
Fuel Delivery Dynamic Digital Fuel Injection (DDFI)
Exhaust Free-Breathing 2 into 1 collector
Air Cleaner Helmholtz Volume Power System
HP/Torque 101 hp @ 6000 rpm; 90 ft-lbs @ 5500 rpm
Lubrication Dry sump, 2.5 qt (2366 cc)
Oil Filtration Screw-on disposable element
Battery Inclined 12-volt, 19 amp-hour, SLA (Sealed Lead Acid)

Transmission Five-speed, constant mesh
Ratio (1) 2.69, (2) 1.85, (3) 1.43, (4) 1.18, (5) 1.00
Primary Drive Triplex chain; ratio 1.6:1
Clutch Wet, multiplate
Final Drive Kevlar® belt; ratio 2.26:1

Frame Tubular perimeter chrome-moly mainframe with Uniplanar®
powertrain vibration isolation system
Wheelbase 55.0 in./139.7 cm
Rake/Trail 23 degrees, 3.5 in/8.9 cm
Front Suspension Showa® inverted forks with adjustable compression and rebound damping
Rear Suspension Aluminum arc swingarm; Showa extension type damper with adjustable compression
damping, rebound damping and spring preload.
Front Wheel Travel 4.7 in./11.9 cm
Rear Wheel Vertical Travel 4.6 in./11.7 cm
Front Brake Six piston caliper, 340 mm stainless steel floating rotor
Rear Brake Single piston caliper, 230 mm stainless steel rotor
Front Wheel 3-spoke cast, 3.5 x 17; Stardust Silver or Nuclear Blue finish
Rear Wheel 3-spoke cast, 5.0 x 17; Stardust Silver or Nuclear Blue finish
Front Tire Dunlop SportMax, 120/70 ZR17 D207F
Rear Tire .Dunlop SportMax, 170/60 ZR17 D207
Seat Height 31 in/78.7cm
Ground Clearance .4.9 in/12.5 cm
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.2 gal. (low fuel light at .5 gal.) / 15.8L (low fuel light at 1.9L)
MPG – EPA2 45 City, 53 Highway
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 885 lbs./401 kg
Dry Weight 440 lbs./200 kg
Load Capacity 397 lbs./180 kg

Electronic speedometer, tachometer, odometer, tripmeter, warning light for low oil pressure, indicators
for high beam, turn signals, neutral, low fuel light and check engine light.

Charging System 297 watt AC alternator; solid state regulator/rectifier
Headlight 60/55 watts
Tailight 5/21 watts
Turn Signals Manual canceling

Midnight Black w/Nuclear Blue frame and Nuclear Blue wheels
Sunfire Yellow w/Black frame and Stardust Silver wheels
Arctic White w/Nuclear Blue frame and Nuclear Blue wheels

Buell P/M 3.5 x 17 front and 5.5 x 17 rear, spun aluminum wheels

X1W White Lightning graphics package
X1W chin fairing graphic
X1W timer cover
Blue, ceramic coated/exhaust header

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