Updated: Jul 18
For Immediate Release
February 28, 2022
Buell® Unveiling World’s Fastest Production Dirt Bike in Daytona
Grand Rapids, MI – Buell Motorcycle is back and unveiling yet another future model at Daytona Bike
Week 2022. On Saturday March 5ᵗʰ at high noon, Buell will unveil the new Baja DR (Dune Racer) test
prototype in their booth at Destination Daytona. The Buell Baja DR will be the world’s fastest
production dirt bike, built right here in America.
“This is a pivotal moment for American motorcycles and really puts Buell on the map. We are on
track to build the world’s fastest and solely American-built production off road bike,” said Bill
Melvin, CEO of Buell Motorcycle Co. adding, “less than 1% of the world is covered with pavement,
the Buell Baja DR is designed to dominate the other 99.7%. It will give riders the freedom to go
anywhere in the world, faster and with more power, harnessing our 1190 engine. The Buell Baja DR is
a beast, elevating the brand to even greater heights, and will bring passion back for
Buell’s entry into the off-road segment won’t go unnoticed by the competition. The Buell Baja DR
takes its design inspiration from Buell’s success on the American Hillclimb racing circuit with 2X
World Champion Logan Cipala on board. Buell has posted videos of the race prototype on their
Instagram page. The 1190 flies through the air, while racing in only first gear!
The production Baja DR model specs and features are: 175hp liquid cooled, 72-degree V-twin engine
with 101 ft lbs. of torque, trellis frame, adjustable swing arm for a 66” to 70” wheelbase, and
industry standard 37” seat height with 26.75 degree rake. The Buell Baja DR will be unmatched at
the top of the market for speed and performance, while clearly signaling the New Buell will not be
strictly on-road any longer but going off-road too.
Reservations for production slots for the Baja DR model will go live on March 5ᵗʰ at 12pm EST
(noon) and cost just $25. Estimated retail for the model will start at $19,995 with production
planned for 2023.
Learn more about what the future has to offer from Buell at Daytona Bike Week 2022 with the
unveiling of the new Baja DR and SuperTouring model prototypes on Saturday March 5ᵗʰ. Both
motorcycles will be available for customers to view March 5ᵗʰ to 13ᵗʰ at Destination Daytona in the
booths 100 yards north of JP Cycles Superstore.
Buell is back and unveiling the future while delivering excitement at every turn.
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