New from the ground up, the G450X is BMW's first real off-road production bike.
Honda CRF450X, Husqvarna TE450, Kawasaki KLX450R, KTM 450 XC-F, Yamaha WR450F.
|Price ||na |
|Engine type ||l-c single |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 4v |
|Displacement ||449cc |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||50 bhp |
|Claimed torque ||35 lb.-ft. |
|Frame ||Stainless-steel hanger with aluminum subframe and swingarm |
|Front suspension ||45mm Marzocchi inverted fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping |
|Rear suspension ||Ohlins shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping |
|Front brake ||Single Brembo two-piston caliper, 260mm disc |
|Rear brake ||Single Brembo single-piston caliper, 220mm disc |
|Front tire ||90/100-21 Metzeler Six Days Extreme |
|Rear tire ||140/80-18 Metzeler Six Days Extreme |
|Seat height ||na |
|Wheelbase ||na |
|Fuel capacity ||2.1 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||251 lbs. |
Verdict 4 stars out of 5
Damn fine first effort for a streetbike manufacturer!