2015 Honda CRF 450X, King Of Its Class.
Taking its inspiration from Honda s revolutionary CRF450R Motocross machine, the CRF450X gets Honda s magical touches that transform it into the king of the trail. Touches like the Honda Progressive Steering Damper, which helps reduce rider fatigue and improve cornering. An electric starter for easy start-ups in even the worst conditions. A Pro-Link suspension, bulletproof UnicamÂ® engine and the kind of durability Honda is known for.
The Power to Win: Utilizing a UnicamÂ® cylinder head, the CRF450X s 449cc liquid-cooled four stroke puts out maximum power over a wide rpm band.
Easy Starts: Our push-button electric starter offers all-around convenience, whether you re starting out on your ride or quickly restarting in tough conditions.
Control Freak: Perfected on the MX circuit, the Honda Progressive Steering Damper not only improves cornering, but also helps reduce arm fatigue.
449cc UnicamÂ® Engine: Honda s Unicam cylinder heads combine the best of single and double-overhead-cam designs. The configuration contributes to a compact engine that saves weight over a comparable dual-overhead-camshaft motor and also permits a narrow included valve angle. This flattens the combustion chamber to facilitate ignition flame propagation, allowing a high compression ratio. Since less space is taken up in the cylinder head, the camshaft sits lower in the head for a more compact engine and a lower center of gravity.
Gear-Driven Counterbalancer: Gear-Driven Counterbalancer reduces vibration and drives the water pump. Eight clutch plates provide the surface area necessary to handle the engine's massive torque, while carefully matched clutch springs provide a light feel at the lever.
Twin-Sump Lubrication: Twin-sump lubrication system separates the oil supply for the crankshaft, piston and valve train from the clutch and transmission. This ensures a cool supply of oil to the clutch, eliminates clutch and transmission material contamination of the engine oil, reduces the amount of circulating oil and permits the use of a smaller oil pump.
Titanium Intake Valves: Lightweight titanium intake valves permit use of smaller valve springs, reducing overall engine height.
Dual Radiators: Dual radiators feature a refined core area for improved heat dissipation compared with conventional dual-radiator designs. Coolant recovery tank is located in front of the engine between the frame downtubes for improved center of gravity. Coolant tank is protected by a plastic skidplate.
Electric Starter: Electric start system ensures trouble-free starting in all conditions. Electric starter also drives the clutch side of the crankshaft to provide superior lubrication to starter gears while producing a narrow engine with a short, strong crank.
18-Inch Rear Wheel: 18-inch rear wheel features same lightwei