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– 2012 Husqvarna SMR449 Review
2012 Husqvarna SMR449
Get started with the SMR 449
The line is completely revolutionary: slim, svelte and refined. The single piece side panel runs from where traditionally the fuel tank would be, all the way through to the rear mudguard, allowing the rider free and unhindered movement. Design and styling cues signify a high performance ride dynamic incorporating both speed and agility.
Husqvarna’s mass centralisation theme offers a significantly lower centre of gravity that delivers exceptional steering and handling characteristics. The unique CTS (Coaxial Traction System) provides optimum suspension performance to deliver outstanding traction for any surface regardless of throttle load. These innovative design features combine with the SMR 449’s extremely light kerb weight of just 118 kg to offer the most dynamic Supermoto experiences available.
A class leading list of components as standard including Brembo, Magura, Sachs, Marzocchi round out the SMR 449 package.
The performance revolution. Nothing will ever be the same again at Motocross tracks. Revolutionary design, top performance and CTS system. The courage to face your limits is inside you.
2012 Husqvarna SMR449 Features and Benefits
Keihin Electronic Injection System with Single Flap Throttle Body
Coaxial Traction System:
Traction system with sprocket coaxial to swingarm pivot pins
New Raised Rear Linkage
New Twin Section Under Seat Fuel Tank
Akrapovic Full Titanium Exhaust System
New Long Seat allowing ease of movement
Brembo Hydraulic Clutch
Dual Map Switch On Handlebar
Wheelbase 1460 mm
Overall length 2170 mm
Overall width 820 mm
Overall height 1210 mm
Seat height 915 mm
Min. ground clearance 280 mm
Dry weight 118 kg
Fuel tank capacity 8.5 litres
2012 Husqvarna SMR449 – North American Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP Price: $NA
Model not available in North America.
2012 Husqvarna SMR449 – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
AU MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.
Type Single cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve
Bore 98.0 mm
Stroke 59.6 mm
Displacement 449.6 cc
Compression ratio 12 : 1
Lubrication Dry sump with two oil pump rotor and cartridge filter
Ignition C.D.I. electronic, with adjustable advance
Spark plug type NGK CR 9EKB
Spark plug gap 0.7 mm
Fuel systen Electronic injection feed, throttle body KEIHIN D46
Clutch Wet, multi-plate type, hydraulic control
Driving disc number 6
Driven disc number 6
Type Double beam and double cradle high resistance Cr/Mo steel; light alloy rear frame
Front suspension MARZOCCHI USD telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle, compression and rebound stroke adjustment
Fork leg diameter 50 mm
Fork travel 250 mm
Rear suspension SACHS Progressive link with single hydraulic shock absorber; spring preload adjustment, compression and rebound adjustment
Rear wheel travel 290 mm
Front brake 320 mm fixed disc “wave” type with hydraulic control and four pistons radial caliper
Rear brake 240 mm fixed disc “wave” type with hydraulic control and single piston floating caliper
Rim front 3.50″ x 17″, light alloy
Rim rear 4.25″ x 17″, light alloy
Tyre front 120/70-17″ Pirelli M/C 58H TL Diablo
Tyre rear 150/60-17″ Pirelli M/C 66H TL Diablo
2012 Husqvarna SMR449 – Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.