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2009 Honda CRF450R

Honda Powersports has introduced an the all-new and lighter 2009 CRF450R, with a brand-new engine with electronic fuel injection, developed concurrently with an entirely new rolling chassis, work together to deliver 450-class-leading power along with 250-style handling. It’s an unprecedented blend of power, suspension and handling that together bring a genuine revolution to the premier motocross class.

New features in 2009 Honda CRF450R

  • All new lighter engine
  • Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
  • All-new fifth generation aluminum frame features a longer swing arm, and a lower CG for improved acceleration and better front wheel traction
  • Kayaba front and rear suspension
  • Redesigned higher-capacity airbox improves filter access
  • Innovative exhaust system improves mass centralization
  • All new bodywork

2009 Honda CRF450R Specifications:
Engine Type: 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 96mm x 62.1mm
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Valve Train: Unicam, four-valve; 36mm intake, titanium; 30mm exhaust, steel
Induction: Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 50mm throttle body.
Ignition: Full Transistor with three-gear-position electronic advance
Transmission: Close-ratio five-speed
Final Drive: #520 chain; 13T/48T
Suspension Front: 48mm inverted Kayaba Air-Oil-Separate (AOS) with 16-position rebound and 18-position compression damping adjustability; 12.2 inches travel
Rear: Pro-Link Kayaba single shock with spring preload, 20-position rebound damping adjustability, and compression damping adjustment separated into low-speed (18 positions) and high-speed (1 1/2 turns); 12.6 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single 240mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Single 240mm disc
Tires Front: 80/100-21
Rear: 120/80-19
Wheelbase: 58.7 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 26-degrees 52 minutes
Trail: 114.2mm (4.5 inches)
Seat Height: 37.6 inches
Ground Clearance: 13.1 inches
Fuel Capacity: 1.5 gallons
Color: Red
Curb Weight: 234.8 pounds

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