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Kawasaki 2016 KX450F

Motocross

Lighter and more powerful, the KX450F provides sharper handling and improved circuit performance that will dominate the 450cc motocross class. Significant weight reduction in the engine and chassis make the 2016 KX450F the lightest 450cc Kawasaki Motocrosser, while a slimmer chassis and an even more powerful engine result in sharper handling and increased circuit performance.

The enhancements made to the new 2016 KX450F have maintained the KX design philosophy which stretches back to the creation of the KX brand more than 40 years ago; place mid-level to expert riders on the top step of the podium, every time.

Fuel-injected 449 cm³ liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Single delivers hard-hitting power from low- through high-rpm. The broad powerband and responsive throttle offer a broad spread of torquey response that enables racers to get on the gas and go even from down low. Race-inspired tuning and parts like the high-performance bridged-box bottom piston (a mass-production first when introduced on the 2010 KX450F) ensure top-level performance right out of the box. For 2016, an offset cylinder and numerous changes to the intake system offer even more power, a new exhaust system matches local regulations, and a new accessory KX FI Controller enables map calibration without a PC. Like the chassis, the engine benefits from significant weight savings, with the engine group components weighing almost 2 kg less!
Intake valves have a revised head area. The new design, with slimmer throat angle and reduced recess (similar to valves on supersport models) contributes to increased high-rpm performance. Revised air cleaner shape and silencer construction ensure that FIM and MA noise regulations are met.
Excess material was trimmed from transmission gears and shafts results in a weight reduction of approximately 260 g.

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Engine
Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Single
Displacement 449 cm³
Bore and Stroke 96.0 x 62.1 mm
Compression ratio 12.8:1
Valve system DOHC, 4 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: ø43 mm x 1 (Keihin)
Ignition Digital DC-CDI
Starting Primary kick
Lubrication Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump
Drivetrain:
Transmission 5-speed, return
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 2.727 (60/22)
1st 1.750 (28/16)
2nd 1.412 (24/17)
3rd 1.188 (19/16)
4th 1.000 (19/19)
5th 0.875 (21/24)
Final reduction ratio 3.846 (50/13)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Frame:
Type Perimeter, aluminium
Wheel travel:
Front 310 mm
Rear 315 mm
Tyre:
Front 80/100-21 51M
Rear 120/80-19 63M
Caster (rake) 28.0°
Trail 125 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 42° / 42°
Suspension
Front ø49 mm inverted telescopic SFF-AIR TAC (Separate Function front Fork Air Triple Air Chamber) with adjustable compression damping and rebound damping
Rear New Uni-Trak with adjustble dual-range (high/low-speed) compression damping, adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload
Brakes
Front: Single semi-floating ø270 mm petal disc
Caliper Dual-piston
Rear: Single ø240 mm petal disc
Caliper Single-piston
Dimensions
Overall length 2,195 mm
Overall width 820 mm
Overall height 1,290 mm
Wheelbase 1,495 mm
Ground clearance 345 mm
Seat height 960 mm
Curb mass 108.7 kg with full tank of fuel
Fuel capacity 6.3 L
Make: Kawasaki
Condition: New
Category: ATV/Bikes

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