Whether you’re looking to race, compete, perform jumps, or simply ride a dirt bike, the 2018 CRF450R from Honda is a great bike to try out. It has a sleek and stylish appearance backed by a notable performance that’s not only fun to ride, but fun to watch in action. At Treadway Honda Suzuki Polaris, we’re here and happy to provide riders and racers in Zanesville, Thornville, and Cambridge with a little more details on this dirt bike.
Keep reading this CRF450R review to find out if this dirt bike is the one to get you to the tracks!
Honda CRF450R Engine Specs & Performance
The CRF450R offers a strong and agile performance with its 449cc Liquid-Cooled Single-Cylinder 4-Stroke engine. This engine includes Programmed Fuel Injection, which varies the amount of fuel pumped into the combustion chamber based on the speed and performance. This helps riders get the most out of the 1.7-gallon fuel tank. The bike also includes the close-ratio 5-speed transmission, allowing for quicker gear transitions to help keep the performance smooth and direct.
Chassis, Suspension, & Brakes
The chassis is an important component to look at when selecting your next dirt bike. Whether you’re simply looking to ride trails, or you’re eyeing up big jumps, it’s important to know that your bike can handle the duties. The CRF450R is pretty well-equipped to handle the job.
This dirt bike front suspension includes the 49mm inverted Showa fork with rebound and compression damping adjustability and single 260mm disc with twin-piston caliper brakes. The rear features the Pro-Link® Showa single shock with adjustable spring preload, rebound, and compression damping adjustability. The rear also includes the single 240mm disc brakes.
Honda Dirt Bike Dimensions & Weights
Even though the Honda CRF450R offers a compact and agile body, it does stand out among the crowd. This bike features a 58.3-inch wheelbase and a 12.9-inch ground clearance. The seat height is only 37.8 inches off the ground, so riders aren’t too high up. As for the weight, the CRF450R weighs 248 pounds, which is actually pretty light, especially when it comes to catching air when sailing off a steep jump.
Style & Appearance
This bike certainly draws attention in races and competitions with its alluring style. The sleek and light body offers an aerodynamic frame, allowing the rider to seamlessly ride and continue to push the performance further. Its bright red body with white inlay provide a fiery style while the sharp ends give the bike a more aggressive and performance-savvy appearance.
Hop on at Treadway Honda Suzuki Polaris
We hope that this 2018 Honda CRF450R review helped you learn more about this dirt bike and its specs, as well as the remarkable abilities that it’s capable of. You can benefit from learning more by contacting our dealership, or even hopping on and taking it out for a test drive. Only then can you be sure that it’s the dirt bike for you!
At Treadway Honda Suzuki Polaris, we’re here and happy to help riders and racers in Zanesville, Thornville, and Cambridge find the dirt bike that’s perfect for them!