Buell Hammerhead marks the revival of the American motorcycle brand


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The Buell Hammerhead 1190RX is based on the EBR 1190 platform

Buell Motorcycles is about to launch the brand’s new model, the 2022 Buell Hammerhead 1190RX. The latest news once again marks the rebirth of the famous American motorcycle brand. The Buell name has been silent since 2009, when the company was shut down by then-owners Harley-Davidson. After the company closed, Buell founder Erik Buell created Erik Buell Racing (EBR), which also had a connection with India, with Hero MotoCorp acquiring 49% stake in EBR in 2013. Liquid Asset Partners (LAP) bought EBR in 2016, and also acquired the Buell name from Harley-Davidson, and now promises to launch 10 new models by 2024.

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The Buell Hammerhead 1190RX sports bike will be one of 10 new models the company intends to release through 2024. Other models include a bare sports bike, followed by a Super Tourer.

“We’re excited to bring Buell back with this impressive assortment of superbikes and performance bikes. We’re starting with the fastest American production motorcycles, hand-built in the US, so that’s a good start. these platforms for more tours and adventure models, then we are expanding our trips to be competitive with other global brands. We have already launched a mountain bike with Cipala Racing which won an AMA championship, and Buell will dominate at (the National Hot Rod Association) this year The future will be fast and fun on a Buell, â€said Bill Melvin, owner and CEO of Buell.

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The Buell Hammerhead is based on the EBR 1190RS, formerly released by EBR, and features a revised 1190cc Rotax Helicon V-twin engine, with a peak output of 182 hp at 10,600 rpm and maximum torque. from 138 Nm at 8,200 rpm. And the Hammerhead features top-of-the-line components, including fully adjustable upside-down Showa big piston forks up front and a unique, fully adjustable, straight-mounted Showa monoshock. The Hammerhead 1190RX will only be the first of the bikes under the relaunched Buell brand. It will be followed by an 1190SX shortly thereafter, followed by a Super Tourer based on the same platform in 2023. Looks like Buell is back, again, and we can’t wait to see how the story goes. will take place this time around!

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