2008 Honda CRF450R

2008 Honda CRF450R
MSRP $7,199

Not only was the CRF450R voted unanimously into first place in our shootout, but it swept all the individual evaluation categories as well. It was tied in two of them, but for all intents and purposes, the CRF is untouchable in the crop of 2008 MXers.

Engine TypeSingle cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement449cc
Bore Stroke96 x 62.1mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12:1
Fuel System41mm Keihin flat-slide
Starting SystemKick
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail26.76°/111.4mm
Seat Height37.6 in.
Wheelbase58.6 in.
Front Suspension12.4 in.
Rear Suspension12.5 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire80/100-21
Rear Tire110/90-19
Fuel Capacity1.9 gal.
Dry Weight238 lbs.
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