2006 Kawasaki KX450F

2006 Kawasaki KX450F
MSRP $6,799

Among the many exciting models unveiled is the highly anticipated KX450F, Kawasaki’s new flagship motocross bike. Built with performance, durability and reliability in mind, the KX450F features a slim and lightweight aluminum frame, and a liquid-cooled four-stroke engine with the best peak performance in its class.

2006 Kawasaki KX450F First Ride

2006 Kawasaki KX450F First Ride

Kawasaki completely re-vamped it's '05 prototype to finally satiate the starving mass of green riders who have been longing for a big-bore thumper.

Engine TypeSingle cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement449cc
Bore Stroke96 x 62.1mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.0:1
Fuel System40mm Keihin FCR
IgnitionDigital AC-CDI
Starting SystemKick
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail27.1°/4.6 in.
Seat Height38 in.
Wheelbase58.5 in.
Front Suspension12.4 in.
Rear Suspension12.4 in.
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire90/100-21
Rear Tire120/80-19
Fuel Capacity1.9 gal.
Dry Weight220.1 lbs.

Ride Engineering 2016 Kawasaki KX450F

Ride Engineering 2016 Kawasaki KX450F Project Video

Ride Engineering's latest project bike is a 2016 Kawasaki KX450F, with components dedicated to improving handling and performance.


2016 450 Motocross Shootout

MotoUSA’s 2016 450 Motocross Shootout features seven bikes from six manufacturers. See how the 450 MX class sorts itself out in this 450 Motocross shootout.