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Jan 29, 2003

Buell Announces Lowered Version Of XB9S Lightning

From a press release issued by Buell American Motorcycles:<BR><BR>NEW BUELL LIGHTNING LOW XB9S, <BR><BR>STREETFIGHTER PERFORMANCE FOR SHORTER RIDERS<BR><BR>Milwaukee, Wis. - Buell Motorcycle Company recently revealed the 2003 Lightning Low XB9S, a new model with a 1.5-inch lower seat height than the standard Lightning XB9S. The Lightning Low delivers uncompromised street performance in a package that will be more comfortable for a shorter rider.<BR><BR>The Lightning Low XB9S has a seat height of just 28.6 inches, achieved by altering the front and rear suspension and reshaping the seat pad. According to Buell engineers, the Lightning Low retains the responsive handling and exhilarating performance of previous Buell models. The Lightning Low also offers the same lean styling and advanced design features found on the innovative Buell Lightning XB9S and Firebolt XB9R, including fuel-in-the-frame, oil-in-the-swingarm, and Zero Torsional Load front brake, with the muscular torque of a 92-horsepower, 984cc air-cooled, 45-degree V-Twin engine with Dynamic Digital Fuel Injection.<BR><BR>The new Lightning Low XB9S will be available in Buell dealerships in February with an MSRP of $9,995.<BR><BR>Buell Motorcycle Company is a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Buell Motorcycle Company produces sport motorcycles in addition to motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel. To learn more about Buell Motorcycles, visit your local Buell dealer today and experience the pure streetfighter attitude, style, and performance only found on board a Buell. Call 1-800-4909-9635 for the Buell dealer nearest you. Or pull into www.buell.com.<BR><BR><BR><BR>;