The CFMOTO 450SR has been unveiled! We have the arrival date, specifications and Australian price, check out this awesome LAMS sports machine below... Press release: CFMOTO Australia

A few months ago we were given a sneak peak of the SR Vision concept from CFMOTO. Now the brand have recently released their new LAMS approved 450SR. While a few things have changed from the concept, it’s an exciting new model from CFMOTO…

A few months ago we were given a sneak peak of the SR Vision concept from CFMOTO. Now the brand have recently released their new LAMS approved 450SR.

A few months ago we were given a sneak peak of the SR Vision concept from CFMOTO. Now the brand have recently released their new LAMS approved 450SR.


CFMOTO 450SR Highlights

  • 449.9cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin, DOHC, 270° crankshaft
  • 34.5kW maximum power at 10,1000rpm
  • 39.3Nm maximum torque output at 7,750rpm
  • 190km/h top speed
  • FCC slipper clutch
  • Brembo M40 4-piston radially mounted caliper, single 320mm floating disc
  • 5-inch full-colour TFT display
  • LED lighting
  • T-Box equipped with smartphone connectivity
  • Choice between two shift patterns – Road & Reverse
  • Span adjustable levers
  • AUS Availability: April 2023
  • RRP: $7,990 Ride Away*

A completely new compact 450cc parallel-twin cylinder DOHC engine was developed in-house to encompass track-focussed performance suitable for novices through to advanced track day riders. After testing multiple options, the engineers concluded that the 270° crankshaft angle offered exciting characteristics like a 90° V-Twin but with additional smoothness.



Once they settled on the crankshaft design, the engineers matched it with a double balance shaft for superior power delivery, rider connection and vibration suppression. Lightweight forged pistons and split connecting rods were also employed to enhance the engine’s responsiveness and improve durability under extreme track conditions.


Check out our 300SR review here…


An FCC slipper clutch was added to provide an exceptionally lighter clutch lever pull with a broad engagement range for greater confidence and comfort. The ‘slipper’ function aids in keeping the motorcycle steady during sharp downshifts by reducing back-torque, keeping the rear tyre from hopping, and locking up.

CFMOTO claim that the 450SR’s exquisite styling was meticulously perfected through extensive aerodynamic wind tunnel testing.

CFMOTO claim that the 450SR’s exquisite styling was meticulously perfected through extensive aerodynamic wind tunnel testing.

CFMOTO claim that the 450SR’s exquisite styling was meticulously perfected through extensive aerodynamic wind tunnel testing, which saw more than 20 design optimisations assessed over 30 hours of aero simulations.

Combining slightly higher footrest positioning and lower clip-on handlebars compared to the 300SR results in a sportier riding position but not too aggressive to be detrimental for daily street riding.

Combining slightly higher footrest positioning and lower clip-on handlebars compared to the 300SR results in a sportier riding position but not too aggressive to be detrimental for daily street riding.

The SR line’s signature split front face line cowling design was carefully sculpted with enlarged grooves to minimise drag-loses and encloses a pair of flowing LED headlights. GP racing-derived aerodynamic winglets enhance stability by providing a claimed 1.6x downforce at higher speeds. The front indicators have been integrated within the rear-view mirrors for a streamlined appearance. The mirrors also automatically retract upon impact, either by being hit or during a fall, to help avoid additional injury.



CFMOTO say the 450SR is not just another standard commuter motorcycle with a striking fairing kit bolted on; it’s a performance-orientated motorcycle to the core. The high-strength, lightweight chromium-molybdenum alloy steel frame weighs less than 11kg, offering superior stability and comfort with agile handling characteristics. The removable sub-frame weighs less than 4kg, is lighter than standard welded designs and is easily replaceable in the event of a crash.

The high-strength, lightweight chromium-molybdenum alloy steel frame weighs less than 11kg!

The high-strength, lightweight chromium-molybdenum alloy steel frame weighs less than 11kg!

The machine also sports a lightweight swingarm and high-strength aluminium alloy wheels (front 110/70R17 & rear 150/60R17) with a unique 6-spoke design.



Combining slightly higher footrest positioning and lower clip-on handlebars compared to the 300SR results in a sportier riding position but not too aggressive to be detrimental for daily street riding. The revised rider triangle allows the rider to efficiently ‘tuck in’ behind the fairing and screen with their elbows and knees integrating with the fuel tank.

The 450SR has been outfitted with a four-piston radially mounted Brembo M40 monobloc caliper with 32mm pistons matched with a single 320mm floating front brake disc.

The 450SR has been outfitted with a four-piston radially mounted Brembo M40 monobloc caliper with 32mm pistons matched with a single 320mm floating front brake disc.

The rider’s seat features a 45mm thick synthetic leather-wrapped cushion for enhanced comfort on longer stints. The standard 795mm seat height, combined with the seat’s narrow profile, promotes confidence in reaching the ground. Alternative 785mm and 815mm seats are available as genuine CFMOTO accessories for shorter and taller riders.

CFMOTO say the 450SR is not just another standard commuter motorcycle with a striking fairing kit bolted on; it’s a performance-orientated motorcycle to the core.

CFMOTO say the 450SR is not just another standard commuter motorcycle with a striking fairing kit bolted on; it’s a performance-orientated motorcycle to the core.

Both clutch and brake levers feature adjustable span dials, enabling the rider to optimise the distance between the levers and the handlebar for consummate comfort and control.


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Up front, the 450SR is equipped with inverted front forks. Unlike conventional front forks, inverted forks are lighter and stronger, offering superior compression and rebound damping, and improved support (hold-up) under hard braking.  A rising-rate multi-link system (linkage) connects the rear shock instead of being bolted directly  to the swing arm providing improved bump absorption and greater control.



The 450SR has been outfitted with a four-piston radially mounted Brembo M40 monobloc caliper with 32mm pistons matched with a single 320mm floating front brake disc. Rear braking duties are taken care of by a single-piston caliper paired with a 220mm disc. The lightweight, one-piece BOSCH 9.1 Antilock Brake System (ABS) is the same unit found on the 800MT adventure tourer.

The 450SR will be available in April for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $7,990 Ride Away and is backed by a 3-year warranty.

The 450SR will be available in April for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $7,990 Ride Away and is backed by a 3-year warranty.

A 5-inch TFT curved display has a wealth of information available at a glance via an easy-to-read layout, including a shift indicator for perfectly timed gear changes. It is equipped with CFMOTO’s T-Box system that enables smartphone connection via Bluetooth and the CFMOTO RIDE App.



Through the CFMOTO RIDE App, the rider can access an array of features, including navigation; track lap times, ride history and statistics; remote vehicle status, including a fuel indicator; the ability to conduct over-the-air software updates; new security features, including movement sensors, vehicle location and even set up a virtual electric fence to alert you of vehicle movement or theft. When on the move, a convenient USB port is included for charging devices, including smartphones.

There’s a choice between two contemporary liveries – Nebula Black with Pearl White and Tosca Green accents or Zircon Black with Velocity Grey and Red accents. The 450SR will be available in April for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $7,990 Ride Away and is backed by a 3-year warranty.



CFMOTO Australia announced a special launch promotion for the all-new 450SR, which will run until April 30, 2023. Customers who pre-order and place a $500 deposit during the promotion period will receive over $650 worth of free Genuine CFMOTO 450SR accessories with their motorcycle delivery.


The free genuine accessories included in the campaign include:

  • Single Seat Cowl
  • Billet Clutch Lever
  • Billet Brake Lever
  • Front Axle Slider
  • Rear Axle Slider
  • 450SR Motorcycle Cover


Customers can pre-order through an authorised CFMOTO motorcycle dealership, over the phone or online via a new dedicated microsite – cfmoto450sr.com.au – with a simple step-by-step build process that allows customers to nominate additional accessories they’d like to include on their 450SR over and above the free items already included in the launch offer.


2023 CFMOTO 450SR Specifications 

cfmoto450sr.com.au

Price: $7,990 rideaway
Warranty: Three years/unlimited kilometre
Colours: Nebula Black with Pearl White and Tosca Green accents or Zircon Black with Velocity Grey and Red accents.
Claimed power: 34.5@10,000rpm
Claimed torque: 39.3Nm@7750rpm
Wet  weight: 179kg
Fuel capacity: 14L
Fuel Consumption Claimed: N/A
Fuel Consumption (measured): N/A


Engine: Liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin, DOHC, 270° crankshaft, 449.9cc, 72 x 55.2mm bore x stroke, 11.5:1 compression, Bosch EFI. Gearbox: 6-speed with CF-SC Slipper Clutch


Chassis: Chromium-molybdenum alloy steel frame
Rake: N/A degrees Trail: N/A
Suspension: 37mm USD fork, 120mm travel (f), Multi-link central single rear shock, adjustable spring preload, 130mm travel (r)
Brakes: Brembo M40 4-piston radially mounted caliper, single 320mm floating disc, ABS (F) Single-piston caliper, 220mm disc (R)
Wheels & Tyres: 110/70 R17, CST ADRENO HS, 150/60 R17, CST ADRENO HS


DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase: 1370mm
Seat Height: 795mm
Ground Clearance: N/A
Overall Length: 1990mm
Overall Width: 735mm
Overall Height: 1130mm


Instruments: 5in TFT colour display


2023 CFMOTO 450SR Gallery


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