The new Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle is among those motorcycles that have a great history of winnings. The bike participated in the 2018 AMA National Grand Prix Championship by JCR Honda’s Trevor Stewart and now the CRF450RX came with an addition of Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC). It helps in improving rear-wheel hookup in limited-traction situations so every day in closed-course off-road racing. Its battery positions lower the center of gravity, improving handling and internal suspension updates yield improved machine balance. Just the 2019 platform campaigned by Stewart, SLR Honda’s Ricky Dietrich and Phoenix Racing Honda’s Andrew Delong, 2020, maintains its off-road pedigree with the model-specific ECU 18 inches of the rear wheel, aluminum side stand and large fuel tank. The full review of the Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle with its price and specifications is written below.
Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Bike comes with 449cc, the single-cylinder engine including Unicam cylinder head and downdraft intake tract. All-new electronic fuel injection and electric start provide unparalleled “Absolute Holeshot” performance. The new selectable HRC launch control offers a steady stream of torque for excellent performance on race starts. Simultaneously, an electric starter comes as standard, and a lightweight lithium-ion batteries power it. The shift sensor offers a dedicated ignition map for each gear plus it enables optimum running.
The new Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Bike features a 2.2-gallon resin fuel tank that offers complete long-closed course off-road loops. The new 18 inches wheels enable taller tire sidewalls for enhanced traction in technical conditions. An all-new forged aluminum side stand is designed to be lightweight and robust while the sealed drive chain to withstand the elements.
The new twin-spar aluminum frame engineered to achieve more excellent traction and cornering feel with minimum weight. The chassis layout allows the heavier components to be located as centrally and low as possible for outstanding handling and riding pleasure. Furthermore, an attractive black Renthal Fatbar handlebar encourages an active riding position while it also contributes to a light steering feel. The bike minimizes lines and gaps in the plastic panels resulting in a smooth surface facilitating riding-position changes.
The suspension system comes with settings primarily dedicated to closed-course off-road use. The front-brake calipers come with pistons pair for outstanding braking performance on a 260mm rotor with a petal pattern to best dissipate heat, while the Showa shock comes with a coil-spring fork of 49mm. The front brake host resists expansion for accurate and consistent braking feel. The triple top clamp has two handlebar-clamp locations for moving the handlebar back and forth by 26mm. The footpegs shed mud and provide a great feeling and confidence during the ride while the black DID rims offer a strong presence on and off the track. The Dunlop Geomax AT81 tires give optimum feel and traction in challenging riding conditions.
Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle – Price
The new Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Bike is available for $9,699 only.
Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
|Type||449.7cc, liquid-cooled, 10-degree, single-cylinder, 4-stroke|
|Valve Train||Unicam® OHC, four-valve; 10 mm intake, steel, 8.8 mm exhaust|
|Bore x Stroke||96 mm x 62.1 mm|
|Induction||Programmed fuel-injection system (PGM-FI); 46 mm throttle bore|
|Starter||Push-button electric starter|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh 5-speed return; manual|
|Clutch||Multi-plate wet (6 springs)|
|Final Drive||#520 sealed chain, 13T/50T|
|Front||49 mm of fully adjustable leading-axle with an inverted telescopic Showa coil-s|
|Rear||Pro-Link system; fully adjustable Showa single shock with 12.4 inches|
|Front||2-piston caliper (30 mm, 27 mm) hydraulic, single 260 mm disc|
|Rear||1-piston caliper hydraulic; single 240mm disc|
|Front||Dunlop Geomax AT81 90/90-21 with tube|
|Rear||Dunlop Geomax AT81 120/90-18 with tube|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||27°25’|
|Trail||116mm (4.6 inches)|
|Ground Clearance||12.9 inches|
|Seat Height||37.8 inches|
|Fuel Capacity||2.25 gallons|
|Curb Weight||255 lbs.|
In the end, Bikes Catalog would love to say that the new Honda 2020 CRF450RX Dirt Motorcycle is one of the most powerful dirt motorcycles in the entire CRF line-up. Its high-performing engine and lightweight chassis are two main things that most of the riders love. The new suspension and braking system has been optimized to provide fantastic riding pleasure.