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2012 Honda CRF450X: Specifications Engine The X has a lean, almost Spartan look to it. The aluminum frame is one of the best Honda has ever produced. The overall handling is confidence inspiring and Honda’s penchant for reliability has made this machine the endurance king of Baja. Engine Type: 449cc liquid- cooled single-cylinder four- stroke Bore And Stroke: 96mm x 62mm Induction: Keihin® 40mm flat- slide carburetor with Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) Ignition: CD with electronic advance and lighting coil Compression Ratio: 12.0:1 Valve Train: Unicam®, four- valve, 35mm intake valve, 30mm exhaust valve Starting: Electric and Kick Drive Train Transmission: Wide-ratio five- speed Final Drive: #520 T-ring- sealed chain; 13T/51T The simple and quick chain adjustment and drilled out rear brake rotors show some of the attention to detail that the Honda X model exudes. Nice work. The wide footpegs and brake lever po- sitioning show reflect the attention to detail Honda is famous for. Chassis, Suspension & Brakes Front Suspension: 47mm inverted Showa® cartridge fork with 16-position re- bound and 16-position com- pression-damping adjustabil- ity; 12.4-inches travel Rear Suspension: Pro- Link® Showa® single shock with adjustable spring-preload, 17-posi- tion rebound- damping ad- justability, and compres- DIRT ILLustrated \\\\\\ Vol. 1 + Issue 1 + Page 110 sion-damping adjustment separated into low-speed (13 positions) and high- speed (3.5 turns); 12.4 inches travel. Front Brake: Single-disc with twin-piston caliper Rear Brake: Single 240mm disc Front Tire: 80/100-21 Rear Tire: 110/100-18 Dimensions Rake: 27.35° (Caster Angle) Trail: 117mm (4.6 inches Wheelbase: 58.2 inches Seat Height: 37.9 inches Curb Weight: 269 pounds (includes all standard equipment, required flu- ids and a full tank of fuel- ready to ride) Fuel Capacity: 1.9 gallons Ground Clearance:13.6 inches Other: Model Id CRF450X Emissions Meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA off- road Color: Red MSRP: $8,440