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2009 BMW G 450 X Photo Gallery

BMW's Enduro Motorcycle, the G450X

You might have to squint a little to see it, but the G 450 X does have a small speedo.
With the changes to the chassis, BMW was able to move the G 450 X's single back further, closer to the bike's center of gravity.
The new BMW G450X is a genuinely fast enduro bike that’s even more race-focused than its slightly softer Japanese rivals.
The swingarm pivots on the same axis as the gearbox sprocket, so as the suspension moves through its arc the chain tension is constant, unlike on normal bikes.
According to Duckworth, the 2009 G 450 X feels lighter, slimmer and more nimble than other 450 enduros.
The BMW enduro sports a 260mm disc with a two-piston caliper up front.
The Akropovic titanium racing exhaust manifold emits a throaty rumble.
BMW is prepared to make its mark in the off-road world with its newest sport enduro.
Sporting an innovative frame design and compact engine, the 2009 BMW G 450 X looks to make a name for itself in the sport enduro market.
The revolutionary design of the G 450 X's frame and swingarm place the pivot point and drive sprocket along the same axle line.
Our photo montage wouldn't be complete without the gratuitous wheelie shot.