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2009 BMW G 450 X Photo Gallery

BMW's Enduro Motorcycle, the G450X

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You might have to squint a little to see it, but the G 450 X does have a small speedo.
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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.
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The new BMW G450X is a genuinely fast enduro bike that’s even more race-focused than its slightly softer Japanese rivals.
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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.
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According to Duckworth, the 2009 G 450 X feels lighter, slimmer and more nimble than other 450 enduros.
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The BMW enduro sports a 260mm disc with a two-piston caliper up front.
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The Akropovic titanium racing exhaust manifold emits a throaty rumble.
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BMW is prepared to make its mark in the off-road world with its newest sport enduro.
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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.
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The revolutionary design of the G 450 X's frame and swingarm place the pivot point and drive sprocket along the same axle line.
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Our photo montage wouldn't be complete without the gratuitous wheelie shot.