The new 2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle is very famous among powerful dirt bikes lovers. If someone is looking for the best bike in the entire 450 class, the first name that comes to mind is CRF450R. It is due to its glorious history and mind-blowing performance in history. The selection of updates been made in 2020 models have made the 2020 CRF450R one of the best and fantastic bike.
The Honda CRF450R is the bike raced by Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen and Cole Seely, which comes with more engine management choices at the fingertips of racers. The motorcycle features the latest Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) system that has been developed through HRC’s worldwide racing effort and it is the system that maximizes rear-tire hookups to keep all the Unicam engine’s horsepower driving the motorcycle and rider forward. While maintaining the racing-body regulation, the system measures the rate of rpm increase and adjusts delivery accordingly while the handlebar-attached switch enables selection from three levels of delivery.
In addition to that, the front-rear balance of the bike is refined and its overall handling is improved, thanks to the new internal suspension updates and new battery position that lowers the center of gravity. An improved rear-brake pad performance and durability, and thanks to the Dunlop Geomax MX3S tires round out a bike that’s ready to take riders to the next level. The full review of the 2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle with its price and specifications is written below.
2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new 2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle comes with a 449cc, single-cylinder engine Unicam cylinder head engine that contains downdraft intake tract and electronic fuel injection. The fresh electric start provides an unparalleled performance of all times. An all-new selectable HRC launch control offers a steady stream of torque for more excellent performance on race starts. An all-new electric starter is powered by a lightweight lithium-ion battery that makes sure that the rider can quickly begin to the bike in high altitudes. The shift sensor guarantees to have a dedicated ignition map for each gear while enabling optimum running.
Chassis/ Suspension Features
An all-new twin-spar aluminum frame is engineered to achieve more excellent traction and cornering feel, plus it helps minimize weight. The overall chassis layout helps in attaining the perfect center of gravity to ensure nimble handling and feel. The new black Renthal fat bat handlebar encourages an active riding position while contributing to the lighter steering feel. The lightweight and compact 1.66-gallon titanium fuel tank that keeps weight to its minimum.
The new Front Brake calipers come with a pair of pistons to ensure an optimal braking performance on the new 260mm rotor with a petal pattern to best dissipate heat. The Showa shock and 49mm coil-spring fork ensure greater damping force. The front brake hose resists expansion to ensure a precise and consistent braking feel. The triple top clamp has two handlebar-clamp locations for moving the handlebar back and forth by 26mm, with the reversible handlebar clamp enabling an additional 10 mm of adjustment from the base position. The footpegs shed mud and it gives the rider a great feel and confidence in all riding conditions. The black D.I.D rims deliver a strong presence on and off the track. Available only through Honda dealers, the new Dunlop Geomax MX3S tires offer superior bump absorption and a more excellent grip.
The new 2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle comes with attractive graphics with minimization of lines and gaps in the plastic panels that result in a smooth surface. It facilitates perfect riding-position changes. An all-new in-mold graphics are durable and resistant to peeling caused by washing or abrasion.
2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle – Price
The new Honda CRF450R Dirt Bike comes for $9,399 only.
2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
|Type||449.7cc liquid-cooled 10º single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Valve Train||Unicam® OHC, four-valve; 38mm intake, titanium; 31mm exhaust, steel|
|Bore x Stroke||96.0mm x 62.1mm|
|Induction||Programmed fuel-injection system (PGM-FI); 46mm throttle bore|
|Starter||Push-button electric starter|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh 5-speed return; manual|
|Clutch||Multiplate wet (6 springs)|
|Final Drive||#520 chain; 13T/49T|
|Front||49 mm of fully adjustable including leading-axle inverted telescopic Showa coil-spring fork
with 12.0 inches travel
|Rear||Pro-Link system; fully adjustable Showa single shock with 12.4 inches wheel travel|
|Front||2-piston caliper (30mm, 27mm) hydraulic; single 260mm disc|
|Rear||1-piston caliper hydraulic; single 240mm disc|
|Front||Dunlop Geomax MX3S 80/100-21 with tube|
|Rear||Dunlop Geomax MX3S 120/80-19 with tube|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||27°22.’|
|Trail||116mm (4.6 inches)|
|Ground Clearance||12.9 inches|
|Seat Height||37.8 inches|
|Fuel Capacity||1.66 gallons|
|Curb Weight||247 lbs.|
In the end, team Bikes Catalog would conclude that the new 2020 Honda CRF450R Dirt Motorcycle is an impressive and high performing motorcycle. Its powerful engine can deliver massive acceleration and torque under all conditions. An updated suspension system helps gain maximum comfort throughout the ride, while the braking system is responsible for providing optimal braking performance.