2008 Honda CRF450R
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 Type||Single cylinder 4-stroke|
|Bore Stroke||96 x 62.1mm|
|Fuel System||41mm Keihin flat-slide|
|Seat Height||37.6 in.|
|Front Suspension||12.4 in.|
|Rear Suspension||12.5 in.|
|Fuel Capacity||1.9 gal.|
|Dry Weight||238 lbs.|
Honda upgrades its CRF450R with an engine power mode switch and highly adjustable second generation air fork from KYB. We give it an initial shakedown in this report.