The 2017 version of Honda’s CFR450X did turn a lot of dreams into an actuality. It gave its segment a motorbike which no automaker could match up to. With an amazing suspension, off-terrain spirit and impressive steering geometry, it did bring in a host of specs which was truly unique. As good as this present model is, Honda went a step ahead for its 2018 Honda CRF450X.
In terms of usability and performance, this motorbike appears a whole lot better and has all the prospects of surpassing sales of its predecessor.
2018 Honda CRF450X – Overall Dimension
This new bike will host wheelbase of around 58.3 inches and its seat height will measure 37.9 inches. The bike will offer an impressive 13.6 inch of ground clearance and its curb weight will be near about 269 pounds.
- Fuel capacity of this new 2018 CRF450X will be around 1.9 gallons as per rumours. Other technical aspects
- Front and rear brakes will come with single hydraulic disc brakes measuring 260 mm and 240 mm respectively
- Dunlop Geomax tires with tubes will come. The front will have AT81 120/90-18 tires and rear end will roll upon AT81 90/90/21 tires.
This new CRF450X 2018 model will consist of Honda Progressive Steering Damper to reduce arm strain and better corner turns. This bike will also have a handlebar deflection which will aid in enhancing stability and off-road handling.
2018 Honda CRF450X – Engine Specifications
This new Honda CRF450X 2018 bike will likely have a liquid-cooled 449cc single canister 4-stroke motor. Compression ratio will be around 13:5:1 and its bore and stroke will be 96mm and 62mm.
Its valve train will comprise of an exhaust valve of 30mm, its intake valve will be of 31mm and Unicam4 valve. Induction comes in the form of PGM-FI with 46mm downdraft throttle body.
This fresh CRF450X will host both electric and kick starter and will mate with a 5-speed transmission.
2018 Honda CRF450X – Price and Launch Date
The 2018 Honda CRF450X is available at dealerships at a base price of $8,500. Automakers are also presenting users with a 1-year mileage warranty.