Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto is generating excitement in the adventure bike segment with the anticipated unveiling of a new model at EICMA 2023. Although the official confirmation is pending, leaked images offer a glimpse of the upcoming CFMoto 450 MT. This adventure motorcycle is set to compete with the soon-to-debut Royal Enfield Himalayan 452.
The CFMoto 450 MT: A Sneak Peek:
While comprehensive details about the CFMoto 450 MT remain limited, early speculations suggest it may feature a modified version of the 450 NK’s 450cc, 270-degree engine, with an estimated power output of approximately 46.9bhp. Adventure enthusiasts can anticipate long-travel suspension and a rugged 21/17-inch spoke wheel combination fitted with dual-purpose tires.
Inspired by Dakar Bikes:
The leaked images of the CFMoto 450 MT reveal an intriguing design that draws inspiration from Dakar rally motorcycles. This adventure bike boasts a tall stance, vertically-stacked LED headlamps, and protective features like a comprehensive crash guard encircling its bodywork and engine. Additionally, the motorcycle comes equipped with luggage racks and pannier stays, highlighting its practicality for adventure riders.
Awaiting More Information:
As the official unveiling at EICMA 2023 approaches, motorcycle enthusiasts are eager to learn more about the CFMoto 450 MT. However, it’s worth noting that the bike’s availability in the Indian market remains uncertain, as CFMoto’s operations in the country appear to be on hold. Despite this, the anticipation for this adventure-ready model is building excitement among riders and enthusiasts alike.