2013 Beta 450RS

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2013 Beta 450RS
2013 Beta 450RS

2013 Beta 450RS Review

2013 Beta 450RS

Engine:
– Redesigned cylinder head including reinforced camshaft bridge, valve retainers, and updated cam chain tensioner to help reduce engine noise.
– New clutch primary gear and springs for better engagement and clutch action.
– Updated counterbalance bearings for increased reliability.
– Stronger cam chain guides
– Increased oil volume to the engine cam chain for reduced friction.
– New oil drain plug for easier oil changes.

Chassis:
– All new Sachs 48mm fork with TFX technology, developed by Sachs exclusively for Beta. This new design allows the fork to move through its stroke with very little friction.
– New SKF fork seals and wipers with self-lubricating compounds to also reduce stiction.
– New triple clamp to match perfectly with the new front fork.
– Redesigned frame with extra gussets as well as an increased tube diameter on the lower tubes. This new frame has less flex and has improved stability.
– New front and rear brake rotors.
– New Brembo clutch master cylinder for a better clutch feel and engagement.
– Redesigned muffler (Spark Arrestor) offers better flow while retaining a quiet exhaust note.
– Redesigned front headlight and front fender support
– Striking new red color for 2013




 


 

2013 Beta 450RS – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $TBD USD

Engine

Type: Beta-Built single cylinder, Titanium 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter.
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, Regina

Chassis
Frame: 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: 249 lbs. dry
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2.1 US gallons
Front Suspension: 45mm Marzocchi USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound
Rear Suspension: Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Front Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Rear Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Final Gearing: 14t front, 45t 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
MSRP: $TBD

*specifications subject to change without notice.


*specifications subject to change without notice.


 

 


 

2013 Beta 450RS – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing

Engine

Type: Beta-Built single cylinder, Titanium 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid cooled, electric start with back up kick starter.
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, Regina

Chassis
Frame: 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: 249 lbs. dry
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2.1 US gallons
Front Suspension: 45mm Marzocchi USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound
Rear Suspension: Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Front Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Rear Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Final Gearing: 14t front, 45t 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
MSRP: $TBD

 

Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.

 

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