2020 Honda CRF Motocross And Off-Road Models Unveiled

Updates to Honda's 2020 CRF Performance Line

2020 Honda CRF450RWE on white background.

Following its debut year in 2019,the CRF450RWE receives all of the same updates as the CRF450R for 2020.

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Hondarecently unveiled its 2020CRFPerformance Line including the CRF450R,CRF450RWE,and CRF250R motocross bikes,CRF450RX and CRF250RX cross-country models,CRF450X trailbike,and CRF450L dual-sport machine.

Honda's flagshipmotocrossmodel,the CRF450R,now features Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC),which was developed through HRC's worldwide racing effort.The system is designed to maximize rear wheel hookup by measuring the rate of rpm increase and adjusting the delivery accordingly.The battery has also been repositioned to lower the bike's center of gravity,while the fork and shock receive valving updates.The rear brake pad material has been changed and the rear rotor guard has been removed as well.The CRF450R will be available in July 2019 for $9,399.


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2020 Honda CRF450R on white background.

Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) is a new feature on the CRF450R.

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The CRF450RWE ("Works Edition") was an all-new model for Honda in 2019.For 2020,the special-edition motocross bike receives all of the same updates as the CRF450R,with the addition of a Yoshimura titanium header pipe (the first of its kind on a Honda motocross model) joining the titanium Yoshimura muffler to make it a full exhaust system.The Yoshimura is specifically designed to work with the engine's hand-polished ports.Other changes unique to the CRF450RWE are new dual-compound Renthal grips and updated graphics that are similar to the Team Honda HRC racebikes.The CRF450RWE will be available in August 2019 for $11,999.

2020 Honda CRF450RWE with Yoshimura titanium header pipe.

The CRF450RWE now comes with a Yoshimura titanium header pipe.

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The CRF250R receives a multitude of updates for 2020 including changes to the engine aimed at improving low-to-midrange power,and chassis revisions designed to improve handling.In an effort to increase torque,the CRF250R has a new cam profile,revised intake and exhaust valves,a reshaped combustion chamber,and the exhaust resonator has been removed.The chassis changes include a lighter frame and a new swingarm with optimized flex characteristics,both of which are similar to what the CRF450R received last year.Further revisions include a lower battery position and updated internal components in the fork and shock.The CRF250R will be available in July 2019 for $7,999.

2020 Honda CRF250R on white background.

A multitude of engine changes are designed to improve low-to-midrange power on the CRF250R.

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The CRF450RX returns for 2020 with the addition of Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).It also has a new battery position and internal suspension updates.The CRF450RX will be available in August 2019 for $9,699.

2020 Honda CRF450RX on white background.

In an effort to improve handling,the CRF450RX has a new battery position that lowers the center of gravity.

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The CRF250RX's updates for 2020 are similar to that of the CRF250R with a new cam profile,revised intake and exhaust valves,a reshaped combustion chamber,and the exhaust resonator being removed.The frame is lighter,the new swingarm has optimized flex characteristics,the battery position is lower,and the suspension sees updates in the front and rear.The CRF250RX will be available in August 2019 for $8,299.

2020 Honda CRF250RX on white background.

The CRF250RX receives many of the same changes as the CRF250R motocross bike.

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2020 Honda CRF450X on white background.

After a complete overhaul in 2019,the CRF450X returns for 2020 with new graphics.

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2020 Honda CRF450L on white background.

The CRF450L was an all-new model to Honda's lineup in 2019.For 2020,the graphics have been changed.

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2020 Honda CRF150R on white background.

The CRF150R (pictured) and CRF150R Big Wheel receive no updates for 2020.

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With the CRF450X receiving a complete overhaul in 2019 and the CRF450L being an all-new model to Honda's lineup last year,the two bikes feature new graphics for 2020.Both models will be available in September 2019,with the CRF450X retailing for $9,799 and the CRF450L being priced at $10,399.The CRF150R and CRF150R Big Wheel return for 2020 with no changes,retailing for $5,099 and $5,299,respectively.The two mini-sized motocross bikes will be available in August 2019.

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