2005 Honda CRF450R

2005 Honda CRF450R
MSRP $6,699

The CRF was significantly updated in 2004, with a healthier motor, a Renthal handlebar and a weight saving of 3.0 pounds, among several other worthwhile upgrades. With that in mind, Honda has once again revised the CRF, making it lighter, stronger and faster.

2005 Honda CRF450R

2005 Honda CRF450R

Honda already had a winner with its big Thumper, but subtle changes mark the arrival of the '05 version. MCUSA is the first to bring you a riding impression.

Engine TypeSingle cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement449cc
Bore Stroke96 x 62.0mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio13.5-14.5:1
Fuel System40mm Keihin flat-slide
IgnitionSolid-state CD
Starting SystemKick
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail26.79°/109.4mm
Seat Height37.6 in.
Wheelbase58.5 in.
Front Suspension12.4 in.
Rear Suspension12.4 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire80/100-21
Rear Tire110/90-19
Fuel Capacity1.9 gal.
Dry Weight218.5 lbs.
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