When the 2024 CFMOTO lineup was introduced final October, notably absent was the 650 ADVentura middleweight street-adventure bike. Nonetheless, added to the corporate’s lineup had been two new bare sportbikes, certainly one of which is predicated on its 450 platform, and on the annual AIMExpo in Las Vegas, the corporate introduced two new bikes primarily based on that very same platform: the 2025 CFMOTO Ibex 450 journey bike and the 450CL-C cruiser.
The Ibex 450 includes a liquid-cooled 449cc parallel-Twin with DOHC, a 270-degree crank, and twin counterbalancers all working collectively for a claimed 44 hp at 8,500 rpm and 32.5 lb-ft of torque at 6,250 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip/help clutch.
Once we examined the 650 ADVentura in the summertime of 2022, one of many issues we famous was the dearth of traction management. This has been added on the Ibex 450, in addition to the power to show it off on the rear wheel. The Ibex 450 has a completely adjustable KYB inverted fork and a central-aligned, multi-link rear monoshock with adjustable damping and preload and an exterior gasoline reservoir for regular damping and enhanced warmth dissipation. Suspension journey is 8 inches entrance and rear.
Along with the Normal trip mode, the Ibex 450 additionally options an Off-Street mode and switchable rear-wheel ABS, two options we might’ve preferred on the Ibex 800 T. In any other case, stopping energy comes from J.Juan elements, with a 4-piston caliper biting a single 320mm disc up entrance and single-piston caliper and 240mm disc within the again.
The Ibex 450 has a chromoly metal body, tool-less windscreen adjustment, foldable mirrors, an adjustable handlebar, an aluminum alloy skid plate, and a 4.6-gallon tank. The 32.3-inch seat peak/trip peak may be lowered to 31.5 inches by way of an built-in reducing hyperlink, it has 8.7 inches of floor clearance, and it rides on tubeless, cross-spoke rims (21-inch entrance, 18-inch rear). The bike has a dry weight of 386 lb.
The Ibex 450 options full LED lighting, a 5-inch curved TFT with Bluetooth and CFMOTO Journey app connectivity, and a USB type-C charging port.
The 2025 CFMOTO Ibex 450 will are available in Zephyr Blue or Tundra Gray and begin at $6,499.
For extra info, go to the CFMOTO web site.