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Buell S1 LIGHTNING £4,750

  • Year 1997 (P reg)
  • 10,117 miles
  • 1200cc
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Silver, 12 months MOT, comes with all aftermarket parts in carbon fibre. Vance & Hines exhaust.

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Buell S1 Lightning (1997-1998)

MCN overall rating rating is 3
Owners' overall rating rating is 1.5

MCN review overall verdict:  "Quirky doesn't adequately describe the Buell S1 Lightning and this mid-90s take on the Buell dream has its plus points, as well as a few serious flaws in its roadster concept. The engine and gearbox felt outdated even when new, the handling was OK, with the braking perhaps slightly less so. The 93bhp White Lightning has more oomph and..."   Read full review

Top speed 125 mph
1/4-mile acceleration 12.5 secs
Max power 86 bhp
Max torque 76 ft-lb
Tank range 160 miles
Quick specs
Engine size 1203 cc
Engine specification V-twin, four stroke, 5 gears
Weight 233 kg
Seat height 749 mm
Running costs
Average fuel consumption 40 mpg
Insurance group 15 of 17
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