New Black/Blue color joins
White and Red on the TRX450ER
TRX450ER Sport ATV
TRX450ER Sport ATV
TRX450ER Sport ATV
TRX450R ATV Engine/Drivetrain
cylinder head design (see Technology Section)
Compact, lightweight engine
designed specifically for ATV usage is worthy
of its CRF® heritage.
features an electric starter that drives
the clutch side of the crankshaft to provide
superior lubrication of starter gears and
to produce a narrow engine with a short,
Lightweight, compact, internal
auto decompressor provides superb cold-starting
and hot-starting operation.
Kickstart version incorporates
ATV-type forward kickstarting for ease of
starting and light weight.
Crankshaft is made of high-strength,
low-carbon steel with carburized main journals
for maximum durability at sustained high-rpm
Cylinder-head cover is
made of magnesium to reduce engine weight.
Forged three-ring 12.0:1
compression slipper piston is lighter than
a conventional design, revving quickly while
maintaining excellent cylinder sealing and
Maximum engine rpm is 9850.
rod utilizes a big-end needle bearing for
maximum high-rpm performance and durability.
Nikasil cylinder lining
is lightweight and provides cooler and quieter
operation for extended engine life.
Press-fitted steel spark
plug pipe fits between forked exhaust rocker
arms, further contributing to compact cylinder-head
40mm Keihin FCR-type carburetor
features four rollers on the flat slide,
resulting in very light throttle effort,
smooth operation, crisp throttle response
and excellent rideability.
Carburetor features a throttle
position sensor (TPS) that helps maintain
linear response throughout the rpm range.
Twin-sump lubrication system
separates the oil supply for the crankshaft,
piston and valve train from the clutch and
transmission. This ensures a cool supply
of oil to the clutch, eliminates clutch
and transmission material contamination
to the engine oil and reduces the amount
of circulating oil and the required size
of the oil pump.
Vertically split crankcases
feature a built-in oil pump, reducing weight
compared to a conventional design.
bearing and axle carrier feature double-row
bearings for added durability.
Exhaust system uses a lightweight,
stainless steel header and muffler.
Exhaust system and free-flowing
muffler increase performance while maintaining
low noise levels.
Radiator is lighter weight
and has revised fin pitch for improved airflow
in all riding conditions.
Compact, flat radiator
fan is lightweight and provides efficient
Gear-driven balancer reduces
vibration and drives the water pump. Eight
clutch plates provide the surface area necessary
to handle the engine's massive torque.
Durable five-speed transmission
with low ratios designed to match engine
Transmission ratios designed
for racing applications and trail use.
TRX450ER ATV Chassis/Suspension
Rider's position features
low handlebar, seat and footpegs for improved
center of gravity and rider feel.
Round-tube steel frame
with removable aluminum subframe is lightweight
swingarm for light weight, maximum strength
double A-arm front suspension with fully
adjustable Showa shocks provide 8.4 inches
of travel, and features rear-facing reservoirs
for increased durability.
Pro-Link(R) rear suspension
with fully adjustable Showa piggyback shock
provides 9.3 inches of travel.
Dual 174mm front disc
brakes with twin-piston calipers and high-pressure
front brake lines provide excellent stopping
190mm rear disc and beefy
single-piston caliper provide improved stopping
power and increased ground clearance.
Aluminum brake calipers
and brackets front and rear reduce weight.
Removable aluminum rear
grabrail and front bumper for reduced weight.
Lightweight aluminum wheels
reduce unsprung weight for outstanding handling.
Dunlop radial tires provide
superb traction and cornering ability.
Durable and lightweight
O-ring- sealed drive chain.
Throttle lever and carburetor
feature full-closed detection system.
Engine design meets California
Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions
Convenient oil-level window
allows for at-a-glance oil check.
Long, narrow seat is designed
for superior comfort and performance in
all operating conditions. Saddle is also
easy to remove for convenient access to
the air filter.
Large air filter allows
maximum airflow for maximum engine power.
Airbox designed for improved
airflow and increased power.
Adjustable dual headlights
with 30w bulbs and improved reflectors for
excellent visibility and distinctive appearance.
Headlight shape for race-derived
Pivot-access brake calipers
for easy pad replacement.
Engine cases protected
by high-impact plastic skid-plate.
LED tail/brakelight to
shed weight and add an aggressive appearance.
CRF-style clutch and front
Wide footpegs for improved
Aluminum shift and brake
CRF-type handlebar grips.
colors and graphics.
Optional HRC Racing Kit
Transferable one-year limited
warranty; extended coverage available with
a Honda Protection Plan.