Erik Buell Racing unveils 1190RX at inaugural AIMExpo

By Press Release

ORLANDO, FLA., OCT. 16th–Erik Buell Racing (EBR) unveiled the long-awaited 1190RX sportbike to the public on Wednesday at the inaugural AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida.

Erik Buell Racing 1190RX
Erik Buell Racing 1190RX

Based off of the EBR 1190RS superbike, the 1190RX features an all-new 1190cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke V-twin that pumps out 185 horses, 101.6 ft lbs of torque through its six-speed transmission and weighs in at 419 lbs. The EBR 1190RX will retail for $18,995, and full-scale production is scheduled for December, 2013.

Erik Buell Racing 1190RX
Erik Buell Racing 1190RX

The new engine delivers a combined highway/city fuel economy of over 40 mpg. Likewise, the hydrocarbons and nitrous oxide exhaust emissions produced by the 1190RX are less than 25% of those allowed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. Carbon monoxide emissions are just 6% of the level allowed by U.S. federal regulations.

Erik Buell Racing 1190RX
Erik Buell Racing 1190RX

The multi-function digital instrument gauge cluster allows the rider to adjust performance parameters such as traction control, as well as to access numerous functions including track performance data, service intervals and system diagnostics.

Erik Buell Racing 1190RX
Erik Buell Racing 1190RX

The EBR 1190RX is completely assembled at EBR’s facility in East Troy, Wis., combining EBR’s in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities with specialized components from world-class suppliers around the globe. Full-scale production is scheduled to begin in December, 2013.


Type ET-V2: 72° V-Twin, Liquid Cooled, Four-stroke
Bore x Stroke 4.17 in. x 2.66in. (106 x 67.5 mm)
Displacement 72.6 cu in. (1190cc)
Compression Ratio 13.4 : 1
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel injection with 2 port injectors and 2 showerhead injectors
Exhaust Primary + Secondary
Peak Torque 101.6 ft-lbs. @ 8200 rpm (137.8 Nm @ 8200 rpm)
Peak Horsepower 185 hp @ 10,600 rpm
Primary Drive Gear Drive 36/65
Final Drive 520 Z-ring chain, 16/41
Clutch Hydraulic actuation, vacuum operated slipper
Transmission Ratios:
1st 2.46
2nd 1.75
3rd 1.38
4th 1.17
5th 1.04
6th 0.96
Overall Length 80.3in. (2040mm.)
Overall Width 29.0in. (737mm)
Overall Height 43.7in. (1110mm)
Seat Height 32.5in. (826mm)
Ground Clearance 4.7in. (120mm)
Rake 22.4°
Trail 3.80in. (96.5mm)
Lean Angle 55°
Front Tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR-17
Rear Tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 190/55 ZR-17
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal (17.lL)
Weight (Wet, no fuel) 419lbs. (190kg)
Load Capacity 375lbs. (170kg)
Frame Aluminum frame with integral fuel reservoir
Swingarm Optimized stiffness aluminum
Front Suspension Showa, inverted big piston front forks
Rear Suspension Showa, single shock without linkage
Front Wheel 17 x 3.5 Aluminum
Rear Wheel 17 x 6.0 Aluminum
Front Brake 386mm (15.19in.) Single perimeter rotor, 8 piston inside-out caliper
Rear Brake 220mm (8.66in.) Disc, 2-piston Hayes Performance Brakes Caliper



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