2021 Honda CRF450X: What We Know so Far About the New Motocrosser?


The new 2021 Honda CRF450X is on the way. After the recent news and introduction of the Honda CRF450R, the manufacturer revealed that’s working on the serious off-road bike Honda CRF450X. The upcoming model from the latest reports will hosts handsome styling, lightweight frame, and responsive handling.

On top of that, this motocrosser will be available with a 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke that’s connected to a wide-ratio six-speed gearbox. Generally, Honda’s Unicam cylinder heads combine the best of single and double-overhead-cam designs. Like the CRF450R model, the Honda CRF450R also comes with an aluminum chassis, electric starter, and long-travel suspension.

2021 Honda CRF450X front

2021 Honda CRF450X Features

For 2021, the manufacturer added new styling and graphics. Generally, the build quality is excellent, and the 2021 Honda CRF450X delivers a lot more benefits than the CRF450R. First of all, it comes with a smooth bodywork, using the twin-spar aluminum chassis that is lighter and stiffer, resulting in excellent handling. However, compared to the MX chassis, CRF450X is wider and can accommodate the six-speed transmission.

The CRF450X also rides on the new 18-inch rear wheel gives you a vast choice of off-road tires. For example, you can get an Dunlop MX52 tires with great traction on a variety of terrains and conditions. Exclusively designed for the off-road, the manufacturer added handguards to protect you from rocks, branches, thorns and brush.

Engine Specs

The 2021 Honda CRF450X is available with a 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke. Interestingly, this engine uses a wide-ratio six-speed gearbox. If you didn’t know, Honda’s Unicam cylinder heads would combine the best of single- and double-overhead-cam designs.

This type of engine saves weight over a comparable dual-overhead-camshaft motor, providing better performance. The CRF450X also features proven fuel-injection system, resulting in more power and excellent torque.

2021 Honda CRF450X side

2021 Honda CRF450X Release Date and Price

Honda officials recently revealed that the new 2021 CRF450X would arrive later this year. Generally, from info that we got, this bike will introduce more features than the Honda CRF450R.

As for the pricing, the base model will start at $9, 799, without destination charge of additional $380. Overall, CRF450X is a great bike that will, for sure, dominate in the off-road segment.

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