The 2009 MY Buell 1125R is the first model to be equipped with an in-house developed engine, a liquid-cooled, four-stroke. 1125cc, 72-degree V-Twin powerplant mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a belt final drive and can produce a claimed 146 horsepower and 111 Nm of torque.
It also comes with standard features such as a small fairing with an adjustable windscreen, two side-mounted radiators, a large, ZTL2-type, 375mm single disc as a front braking system with a 6-piston caliper, a fully-adjustable Showa suspension package composed of an upside-down fork in the front and a mono-shock in the rear, a digital and analogue instrument cluster and a hollow aluminium frame that doubles as a fuel tank.
|engine specs||Type:||liquid-cooled, four-stroke, 72-degree V-Twin||Displacement:||1125 cm3||Bore X Stroke:||4.1x2.6 in OR 104 mm||Compression Ratio:||12.3:1||Horsepower:||146/9800 KW(hp)/RPM||Torque:||82/9000 lb-ft/RPM OR 111/9000 Nm/RPM||Fuel System:||EFI|
|transmission specs||Gearbox:||6-speed, manual||Clutch:||slipper clutch||Primary Drive:||-||Final Drive:||belt|
|chassis specs||Frame:||aluminium hollow frame, doubles as fuel tank||Front Suspension:||47mm Showa upside-down fork||Rear Suspension:||Showa fully-adjustable shock absorber||Front Brake:||single 375mm disc, 6-piston caliper, ZTL2-type||Rear Brake:||single 240mm disc, 2-piston caliper|
|dimension specs||Overall Length:||78.6 in OR 1996 mm||Overall Width:||28.2 in OR 716 mm||Seat Height:||30.5 in OR 775 mm||Weelbase:||54.5 in OR 1384 mm||Ground Clearance:||4.5 in OR 114 mm||Weight:||375 lbs OR 170 kg||Fuel Capacity:||5.5 gallons OR 20.8 L|
|tyres specs||Front:||120/70 ZR17||Rear:||180/55 ZR17|