2014 Can-Am DS 450 X mx
If you want to mix high speeds with the experience offered by riding on off-road terrains, then you should take a spin with the Can-Am DS 450 X mx – a capable off roader that can deal great with anything you throw at it.
It is equipped with a set of rugged shocks which allow you to adjust the ATV to fit a wide range of terrains and riding styles. Apart from the adjustable shocks, the Can-AM DS 450 X mx also gives you the possibility to adjust the length of the rear axle.
As far as tires are concerned, the ATV rides on high-performance, 20-in ITP QuadCross MX Pro tires up front mounted on 10-in black, aluminum ITP T-9 wheels and rear 18 in tires paired with 8-in black, aluminum ITP T-9 beadlock wheels.
Power comes from a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC 4-valve engine with a displacement of 449.3 cc.
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2014 Can-Am DS 450 X mx
Engine:Single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC 4-valve head with high-flow “Durchzugskraft” design, 38 mm intake valve, 31 mm exhaust valve Nimonic – alloy
Energy:Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Top Speed:80 mph (Est.)
The DS 450 X mx was built on the lessons learned – and success achieved – from racing multiple pro series.
2014 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Key Base Features:
• Rotax 4-Tec 449 cc, 45.3-hp liquid-cooled engine
• Class-leading power-to-weight ratio
• 5-Speed manual trasmission
• EFI with 46-mm throttle body
• 520 O-ring chain
• Fox Float X Evol front shocks
• Fox Podium X Remote rear shocks
• Adjustable-width hollow rear axle
• ITP Quadcross MX Pro tires
• ITP T-9 Trac-lock beadlock wheels
• 50 in front stance
• Aluminum nerf bars with netted heel guards
• 33" seat height with low profile
• Aluminum nerf bars, skid plates and front bumper
• Extra-strength extended steering stem
2014 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Key Package Features:
• Aluminum Taper-profile handlebar
• X-Package coloration, graphics & seat cover
2014 Can-Am DS 450 X mx Features and Benefits:
Engineered to race, the reliable Rotax® 4-TEC 450, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine has what it takes to get you first off the starting line and keep you out in front.
The DS 450 is equipped with a 449 cc 4-stroke EFI Rotax engine, offering the largest bore and the largest intake valves from the DOHC 4-valve head, with 97 x 60.8 mm bore and stroke. The EFI uses the largest throttle body and a near-straight intake path.
Every Can-Am is built with a Rotax® engine, featuring best-in-class power and industry leading power-to-weight ratio. Unmatched power provides a performance edge and delivers superior fuel efficiency.
Competition-ready 5-speed manual transmission with foot-shifter and manual clutch lever. Features heavy-duty clutch and 9 friction plates with Direct Link mechanism.
Efficient fuel delivery
The Electronic Fuel Injection system with 46-mm throttle body, 16-bit CPU, and 32-MHz clock speed efficiently delivers fuel to the engine, resulting in more power and reliability.
Heavy-duty, race-ready O-ring chain can handle the high stress of racing.
Industry-exclusive shocks allow the DS 450 X mx to be easily adjusted to fit any riding style and navigate any terrain.
Racing front suspension
FOX FLOAT X EVOL front shocks feature dual-speed compression, infinitely adjustable air spring, and 10.7 in. (27.2 cm) of travel.
Racing rear suspension
FOX PODIUM X Remote rear shocks feature dual speed compression, rebound and preload adjustments, and 11.1 in. (28.2 cm) of travel.
Adjustable rear axle
Many top motocross pros are choosing to race with a rear width that is slightly narrower than the front-end width. You can too, with the DS 450 X mx Chromoly 4140 adjustable-width hollow axle. Adjustments from 46 in to 50 in are possible with 0.5-in spacers.
High-performance ITP QuadCross MX Pro tires give maximized traction on track surfaces, especially for blue-grooved. Up front, 20-in ITP QuadCross MX Pro tires mounted on 10-in black, aluminum ITP T-9 wheels. The rear tires are 18 in, on 8-in black, aluminum ITP T-9 beadlock wheels.
Black aluminum ITP 10x5 T-9 GP front wheels, and black aluminum ITP 8x8 T-9 Trac-lock rear wheels.
Adjustable caster and camber
Plus 2-in. double A-arm with adjustable caster and camber gives a 50 in. (127 cm) front stance.
The low seat height provides a lower center of gravity and racing position, giving you an edge on the track.
Lightweight nerf bars
Straight from the factory, the DS 450 X mx comes complete with lightweight aluminum nerf bars with netted heel guards. If you like, the nerf bars, side extensions, and heel guards can be removed with ease.
Low seat height provides a lower center of gravity and race-ready positioning for aggressive riding.
Factory installed features
Straight from the factory, the DS 450 X xc comes complete with easily removable, lightweight aluminum nerf bars with aluminum heel guards. Comes with a 3-mm full aluminum chassis skid plate and 5-mm full aluminum swing arm skid plate.
Better steering feel
You don’t need an aftermarket stem to get a better feel: a +1-in extra-strength steering stem with anti-vibe mounts comes standard on this model. Mounted to the steering stem is an aluminum 6061-T6 taper-profile handlebar with square racing pad.
Comes with wind deflectors and square pad for a premium look and protection from brush and cold.
Coloration, graphics, and seat cover exclusive to the X package give your ride a sportier look.
|ENGINE TYPE||Single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC 4-valve head with high-flow “Durchzugskraft” design, 38 mm intake valve, 31 mm exhaust valve Nimonic – alloy|
|BORE & STROKE||97 x 60.8 mm|
|EFI SYSTEM / CARBURETOR||46 mm Throttle Body, 16 bit / 32 MHz CPU|
|TRANSMISSION||5-speed manual / heavy-duty clutch, 9 friction plates with DirectLink mechanism|
|DRIVE TRAIN||520 O-ring high capacity chain, aluminum sproket hub, aluminum sprocket, rigid axle|
|FRAME||ALTEC dual-pyramidal aluminum|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TYPE / SHOCKS*||R-Type forged-aluminum Double A-arm KYB† HPG piggyback shocks with compression, rebound and preload adjustments|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TRAVEL*||9.5 in. (24.1 cm)|
|REAR SUSPENSION TYPE / SHOCKS*||R-Type cast-aluminum swingarm Chromoly hollow rear axle KYB HPG piggyback shocks with compression, rebound and preload adjustments|
|REAR SUSPENSION TRAVEL||* 10.5 in. (26.7 cm)|
|FRONT BRAKE||Dual 182 mm discs with inverted twin-piston calipers|
|REAR BRAKE||198 mm rotor with single piston caliper|
|TIRES / FRONT*||ITP Holeshot† SR|
|21 x 7R-10 in. (53.3 x 17.8R-25.4 cm)|
|TIRES / REAR*||ITP Holeshot SR|
|20 x 10R-9 in. (50.8 x 25.4R-22.9 cm)|
|DRY WEIGHT*||349 lb (158.3 kg)|
|L X W X H (IN)*||72.4 x 46 x 41.9 in.|
|L X W X H (CM)*||183.9 x 116.8 x 106.4 cm|
|WHEELBASE||50 in. (126.7 cm)|
|SEAT HEIGHT*||33 in. (83.1 cm)|
|GROUND CLEARANCE*||9 in. (22.9 cm) under frame|
|5.2 in. (13.2 cm) under rear axle|
|FUEL CAPACITY||3 gal (11.5 L)|
|INSTRUMENTATION*||Low fuel, check engine, neutral|
|LIGHTING||Dual removable headlights (35-W)|
|PACKAGE FEATURES||• + 2 in. Double A-arm with adjustable caster and camber give a 50 in. (127 cm) front stance|
|• FOX FLOAT† X EVOL† front shocks with dual-speed compression and infinitely adjustable air spring and 10.7 in. (27.2 cm) of travel|
|• FOX† PODIUM† X remote rear shock with dual speed compression, rebound and preload adjustments and 11.1 in. (28.2 cm) of travel|
|• Adjustable-width hollow rear axle from 46 in. (117 cm) to 50 in. (127 cm) by increments of 0.5 in. (1.27 cm) per spacer|
|• 7 in. (17.9 cm) factory-set ride height (175-lb rider)|
|• Black aluminum ITP† 10 x 5 T-9 GP front wheels|
|• Black aluminum ITP† 8 x 8 T-9 Trac-lock (beadlock) rear wheels|
|• 20 x 6-10 ITP QuadCross† MX PRO front tires|
|• 18 x 10-8 ITP QuadCross† MX PRO rear tires|
|• Extra-strength extended 1 in. (2.54 cm) steering stem with anti-vibe mounts|
|• Aluminum 6061-T6 taper-profile handlebar with square pad|
|• Aluminum front bumper, number plate ready|
|• Lightweight aluminum nerf bars with netted heel guards|
|• X package coloration, graphics and seat cover|
|AVAILABLE COLOR||Yellow & Black|
|FACTORY WARRANTY||6 months limited warranty|
|EXTENDED WARRANTY||B.E.S.T. available from 12 to 36 months|
*Base Model Specification