2014 Beta 450 RS

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The Beta 450 RS is a practical motorcycle that was built with versatility in mind. At the heart of the motorcycle lies a beta-built single cylinder, 4 valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 449 cc. The Beta 450 RS’s engine is kept under control by a six speed transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.

The unit is mounted on a light molybdenum steel frame with double cradle split above the exhaust port. The motorcycle is also equipped with a standard Trial Tech Voyager GPS unit, front and rear disc brakes, a 48 mm Sachs front fork and a modern rear shock with all-aluminum body and an aluminum skid plate.

As far as prices are concerned, the Beta 450 RS can be yours for no less than $9,699.

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Overview

Beta 450 RS

2014 Beta 450 RS

The Dual Sport revolution continues with further development of Beta’s RS line up. Available in 400, 450, and 520 versions for 2014, each with their own unique power deliver to fit every rider. Features include an industry-first Trial Tech Voyager GPS unit as stock equipment. This multipurpose GPS has many features including downloadable maps, hours, clock, trip meters, engine temperature, and much more. Other features for 2014 include our 48mm Sachs front fork adopted from our RR models featuring off-road valving and SKF low friction seals. The rear shock also comes from the RR models with an all-aluminum body. Rear linkage is standard equipment along with an aluminum skid plate. Lastly, a new “easy start” electric start system, backup kick starter, and a cooling fan to insure you are riding the coolest Dual Sport around.

Specifications

Engine Type:Beta-Built single cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter and cooling fan kit.
Bore:95mm
Stroke:63.4mm
Displacement:449cc
Compression Ratio:11.95:1
Ignition:DC-CDI with variable ignition timing, Kokusan.
Spark Plug:NGK LKAR8A-9
Lubrication:Twin oil pumps with cartridge oil filter. Separate oil for engine and clutch .8 liter each
Carburetor:Keihin FCR-39mm
Clutch:Wet multi-disc
Primary Ratio:31:73
Transmission:6-speed
Final Drive:O-ring chain, DID
Frame:Lighter Molybdenum steel with double cradle split above exhaust port. Quick Air filter access from the side.
Wheelbase:58.1”
Seat Height:36.6”
Ground Clearance:12.6”
Footrest Height:16.25”
Dry Weight:246 lbs. dry
Electrical:Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit.
Fuel Tank Capacity:2 US gallons
Front Suspension:All New 48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology.
Rear Suspension:New Aluminum Body Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Front Wheel Travel:11.4”
Rear Wheel Travel:11.4”
Final Gearing:15t front, 48t rear
Front Brake:260mm rotor
Rear Brake:240mm rotor
Front/Rear Rim:21” (Front) 18” (Rear)
Front/Rear Tire:Michelin Enduro, DOT approved
Warranty:12 month Limited Warranty
Price:$9,699

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