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.

Specifications
Year2006
ManufacturerKawasaki
ModelKX450F
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
TransmissionFour-speed
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.
MSRP$6,799
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