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2012 Christini AWD Motorcycle Lineup

Christini Technologies Inc.

Christini Technologies, Inc. has announced its 2012 lineup and prices of production motorcycles.

The new Christini AWD models are priced and configured to compete head-to-head with products offered by other OEM companies; all Christini motorcycles are made in the USA.

2012 Christini Models and Prices:

  • Christini AWD 450 $6,895
  • Christini AWD 450 DS $7,695
  • Christini AWD 450 Supermoto $8,195
  • Christini AWD 300 $8,995
  • Christini AWD 250 $8,995

Christini AWD has been a pioneer throughout the design and development process of AWD for motorcycles, producing bikes with proven commercial and racing success.

Steven Christini (President) says: "Our line of AWD models will provide the opportunity for every motorcycle enthusiast to experience the quality and improved benefits of All Wheel Drive."

Previously, Christini AWD had sold custom AWD models using modified OEM factory frames, and is looking forward to distributing its production motorcycles worldwide to over 30 countries in 2012.

The Philadelphia-based had a successful year of racing in the X Games and EnduroCross series and has recently been awarded a contract to supply the US Military with a tactical off road motorcycle for operations worldwide.

Christini’s patented AWD motorcycle technology features a durable rigid series of shafts and gears, delivering power from the motorcycle’s transmission to the front wheel. The proprietary AWD system is entirely enclosed within the frame and head tube of the motorcycle and is extremely efficient, resulting in less than 1% power loss while adding less than 15 lbs total weight to the motorcycle.

Traction and safety in wet and treacherous terrain both on and off road are dramatically improved by AWD, enabling riders of all skill level to achieve performance levels far superior to a normal rear-wheel drive motorcycle. "Our AWD system is race tested, extremely durable and has been ridden with great success in US and international races over the past 6 years," says Christini.

Each bike’s final assembly takes place at the company’s headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. Check them out at the 2012 Dealer Expo in Indianapolis Feb. 16-18, Booth number 2300.

Following are model specs:

2012 Christini AWD 450 – $6895

  • Twin Spar Aluminum Frame
  • 450cc SOHC Liquid Cooled Four Stroke
  • 5 Speed Wide Ratio Transmission
  • Electric and Kick Start
  • Paoli Open Chamber Forks
  • Suspension: 305mm (12″) Front and Rear
  • Adjustable Single Shock with Linkage
  • Ground Clearance: 356mm (14″)
  • Front Tire: 21″ Kings Tube Type DOT
  • Rear Tire: 18″ Kings Tube Type DOT
  • Brakes: Single Disc 240mm (9.4″)
  • Tank Capacity: 9.8 Liter (2.6 Gallon)
  • Seat Height: 953mm (37.5″)
  • Wheel Base: 1478mm (58.2″)
  • Dry Weight: 125kg (275 lbs)
  • AWD Drive Ratio: 0.63:1 (10:16 tooth)
  • Final Drive Ratio: 0.27:1 (13:48 tooth)
  • AWD Engagement Switch
  • 1 Year AWD Warranty

2012 Christini AWD 450 DS – $7695

  • DOT Approved Street Legal
  • Street Legal Kit (lights, horn, turn indicators, mirrors)
  • Digital Computer with Speedometer and Odometer
  • Twin Spar Aluminum Frame
  • 450cc SOHC Liquid Cooled Four Stroke
  • 5 Speed Wide Ratio Transmission
  • Electric and Kick Start
  • Paoli Open Chamber Forks
  • Suspension: 305mm (12″) Front and Rear
  • Adjustable Single Shock with Linkage
  • Ground Clearance: 356mm (14″)
  • Front Tire: 21″ Kings Tube Type DOT
  • Rear Tire: 18″ Kings Tube Type DOT
  • Brakes: Single Disc 240mm (9.4″)
  • Tank Capacity: 9.8 Liter (2.6 Gallon)
  • Seat Height: 953mm (37.5″)
  • Wheel Base: 1478mm (58.2″)
  • Dry Weight: 127kg (280 lbs)
  • AWD Drive Ratio: 0.63:1 (10:16 tooth)
  • Final Drive Ratio: 0.27:1 (13:48 tooth)
  • AWD Engagement Switch
  • 1 Year AWD Warranty

2012 Christini AWD 300 – $8995

  • Twin Spar Aluminum Frame
  • Gas Gas 300 cc Liquid Cooled 2-Stroke
  • FMF Pipe And Silencer with Spark Arrestor
  • 6 Speed Wide Ratio Transmission
  • Kick Start (Electronic Start Optional for $600)
  • Hydraulic Clutch
  • Paoli Open Chamber Front Suspension
  • CSR Single Shock with Linkage and High Speed, Low Speed and Rebound Adjustability
  • Suspension: 305mm (12″) Front & Rear
  • Black Anodized Rims and Billet Hubs
  • Ground Clearance: 356mm (14″)
  • Dry Weight: 108kg (239 lbs)
  • Wheelbase: 1478mm (58.2″)
  • 21″ Front Tire: Kings Tube Type
  • 18″ Rear Tire: Kings Tube Type
  • Front and Rear Brake: Single Disc 240mm (9.4″)
  • 9.8 Liter (2.6 Gallon) Tank
  • Seat Height: 952mm (37.5″)
  • AWD Drive Ratio: 0.64:1 (9:16 tooth)
  • Final Drive Ratio: 13:48 tooth
  • AWD Engagement Switch
  • 1 Year AWD Warranty

Interested in purchasing an All Wheel Drive CHRISTINI, or have additional questions? Contact CHRISTINI AWD at 215-351-9895 or visit the website at christini.com.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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