2006 Buell XB12Scg

SOLD FOR: $4,815

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on March 15, 2023

Winner: DoubleHelix200

Winning Bid: $4,500
Buyer Fee: $315
Total: $4,815

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 2006 Buell XB12Scg. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Buell’s XB frame first arrived on the scene in 2002 with the launch of the Firebolt XB9R. The series introduced many of the brand’s innovative technologies, including an industry-first Zero Torsional Load (ZTL) perimeter floating front brake disc, a forged aluminum “fuel in frame” chassis, as well as a swingarm that doubled as an oil reservoir. In order to keep the bike’s mass even closer to the ground, Buell mounted the muffler beneath the engine.

Come 2003, Buell expanded the XB lineup via the Lightning XB12. In keeping with the series’ naming conventions, the model bumped the Harley V-twin’s displacement from 984cc up to 1,203cc. On the road, this meant that it made 103hp and and 84lb-ft of torque — a respectable output considering the bike’s 179kg (394-pound) curb weight. Along with the full-faired ‘R,’ Buell also offered the bike in naked streetfighter ‘S’ guise.

Over the course of the Lightning’s production life, Buell offered the model in a number of different variants, including the XB12Scg you see here. Compared to the standard XB12S, the ‘cg’ — an abbreviation for center of gravity — came in 1.75 inches lower courtesy of a reshaped seat, some slightly lower suspension, and a shorter swingarm. Beyond being more accommodating of smaller riders (thanks in part to the 28.6-inch seat height), the shorter wheelbase also helped with cornering performance in the turns.

As MCN found in its review of the XB12: “Superb handling. Buell were talking about (and using) mass centralisation years before the Japanese motorcycle manufacturers cottoned on. The Buell XB12S Lightning’s rim mounted disc brake works well plus lets the wheel be lighter for lower unsprung mass. Fuel in frame and oil in the swing arm aren’t rocket science but help keep the motorcycle’s weight where it’s best carried and the Buell XB12S Lightning corners with aplomb.”

Manufactured in March of 2006, this example is VIN: 4MZWX03L763500218. The seller purchased the bike seven years ago in celebration of his 70th birthday.

During his ownership, the seller has covered approximately 3,000 miles. The odometer shows 16,018 miles.

Maintenance:
The seller reports that the “bike has had oil and filter changes each year.” Additionally he “put a new battery in a year ago” and he “had a repair shop install a new voltage regulator as it kept burning out headlights.”

Modifications:
CRG mirrors and levers.

Zero Gravity windscreen.

Extra cooling scoop.

Exhaust heat shield.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tires with date codes of 3613 and 3713.

The sale includes three keys.

Extras:
Original owner’s and service manuals.

Harley-Davidson cover.

Stock windscreen.

Spare turn signals.

Rear wheel stand.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:






Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Buell is offered on a clean California title with planned non-op registration. Have any XB12 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

2006

Make

Buell

Model

XB12S

Mileage

16,018

VIN

4MZWX03L763500218

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

California

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/4MZWX03L763500218.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 11

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: DoubleHelix200

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
DoubleHelix200 March 13, 2023 1:42 pm $4,500 Reserve
DoubleHelix200 March 13, 2023 1:42 pm $4,001 Auto
DoubleHelix200 March 13, 2023 7:50 am $3,200 Auto
all aboard the cbus March 13, 2023 7:50 am $3,100
DoubleHelix200 March 9, 2023 8:18 pm $2,105
Pvt01 March 9, 2023 8:17 pm $2,005 Auto
DoubleHelix200 March 9, 2023 8:17 pm $2,001
Pvt01 March 9, 2023 8:17 pm $1,101 Auto
DoubleHelix200 March 9, 2023 8:17 pm $1,001
Pvt01 March 9, 2023 6:53 pm $101
jscandjsc March 8, 2023 4:51 pm $1
Auction started March 8, 2023 9:02 am
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