2010 Buell 1125RR Superbike Unveiled

If you thought you are going to get your hands on the newly launched Buell, then you might want to think twice. The 2010 Buell 1125RR is destined for a race-only use, intended for competing in the AMA Pro Racing American Superbike class. After only a couple of days since its debut, the American motorcycle manufacturer found out that AMA Pro Racing has approved its new model for competition. The bike received a modified Helicon 1125cc V-Twin engine. According to Buell, the significant power increase than the 1125R model comes from components including a larger airbox and intake manifold, revised valves and camshafts, a higher compression ratio, titanium exhaust system and other weight-reduced components. Buell 1125RR features:
  • 1125cc (68.7 cid) Helicon Powertrain
  • 4.055 inch (103 mm) bore and 2.658 inch (67.5mm) stroke
  • Dual 61mm down-draft fuel-injection throttle bodies
  • Titanium exhaust header and mass-centralized muffler
  • 6-Spoke cast magnesium racing wheels
  • Front: 3.5 inch (88.9mm) x 17 inch (431.8mm)
  • Rear: 6 inch (152.4mm) x 17 inch (431.8mm)
  • Buell ZTL2 reversed rotor front brake with eight-piston Nissin caliper
  • 43mm Showa fully-adjustable inverted forks
  • Showa fully-adjustable rear shock with remote reservoir
  • Cast-aluminum swingarm machined with billet axle adjustment system
  • Center position wheelbase 55.5 inches (1410 mm)

"The 1125RR is designed to give privateer racers a turn-key machine to compete in the American Superbike class in AMA Pro Racing. We want to build on our program that has proven so successful for privateers in the Daytona SportBike class,"
said Erik Buell, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer, Buell Motorcycle Company.

However, the American manufacturer will produce a limited number of 2010 Buell 1125RR available for purchasing only by licensed professional road racers who will compete in the AMA Pro Racing American Superbike class, at an US MSRP of $39,995.


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