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Can-Am release's the new DS450

Tue, Jun/05/2007

The Can-Am DS 450 ATV is the new benchmark for performance, handling and control - on track and off - thanks to the most power in the ATV class, lowest weight, most centralized mass, lowest unsprung weight, and fully-adjustable sport-tuned suspension.

Engine

Type:
449cc, single-cylinder, DOHC 4-valve, liquid-cooled
Bore & Stroke:
97 x 60.8 mm
Carburetion/EFI:
EFI with 46 mm Throttle Body, 16 bit CPU with 32 MHz clock speed
Starting system:
Electric
Transmission:
5-speed manual
Drive train:
Chain driven/solid axle

Chassis

Frame:
ALTEC dual-pyramidal aluminum
Front suspension type:
R-Type Double A-arm, forged aluminum/Kayaba? HPG aluminum piggyback with adjustment for compression, rebound and spring preload
Front suspension travel:
9.5 in (241 mm)
Rear suspension type:
R-Type swingarm, cast aluminum/Kayaba HPG aluminum piggyback with adjustment for compression, rebound and spring preload
Rear suspension travel:
10.5 in (267 mm)
Front brake:
Dual 182 mm wave type discs with inverted twin-piston calipers
Rear brake:
198 mm wave type rotor with single piston caliper
Front tires:
ITP Holeshot SR 21 x 7R-10 in in. (ITP Holeshot SR 533 x 178R-254 mm mm)
Rear tires:
ITP Holeshot SR 20 x 10R-9 in in. (ITP Holeshot SR 508 x 254R-229 mm mm)

Dimensions

L x W x H in:
72.4 x 46 x 41.9
L x W x H meter:
1.389 x 1.168 x 1.064
Wheelbase:
49.9 in. (1.267 m)
Dry weight:
345 lbs. (161 kg)
Ground clearance:
9 in. (228 mm)
Seat height:
32.7 in. (831 mm)
Fuel capacity:
3 US gal. (11.5 L)

Features

Instrumentation:
Low fuel, check engine, neutral
Lighting:
Dual removable headlights
Available colours:
Yellow

For More info go to http://www.brp.com/en-US/ or contact your local Can-Am Dealer.

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