The White Lightning version of the Buell S1 addresses riders who want a bike that is sure to stand out in any crowd, thanks to its white body-work and finishes. It also has the same sporty attitude and features as the base S1 Lightning.
In the engine department it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 101 horsepower and 129 Nm of torque.
The 1996 MY Buell S1 Lightning has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1203cc, 45-degree V-Twin powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 101 horsepower and 129 Nm of torque.
This naked machine shares it's chassis with the Thunderbolt, but has been redesigned to be as light and maneuverable as possible. It comes standard with features such as a 40mm telescopic front fork coupled to a rear adjustable mono-shock, front and rear disc brakes, an under-belly exhaust system, for a lower center of gravity, a small, dual seat, a small windscreen, cast-aluminium wheels and a low-maintenance, Kevlar-reinforced belt final drive.