2010 Yamaha YZ450F
The 2010 Yamaha YZ450F is a completely reworked version of Yamaha’s successful 450 Motocross racer. For starters the new engine is fuel injected and turned the other direction. A new frame and swingarm complement other radical changes – like the fuel tank lodged under the seat.
MotoUSA rips around Budds Creek Motocross Park aboard the 2010 Yamaha YZ450F motorcycle. Discover how this cutting-edge off-road motorcycle performs in this motocross motorcycle first ride review.
|Engine Type||4-Stroke Single; 4-valve|
|Bore Stroke||97.0 mm x 60.8 mm|
|Final Drive||Chain Drive|
|Seat Height||39.3 in.|
|Front Suspension||Kayaba Speed Sensitive; 2 way-adjustable; 12.2 in travel|
|Rear Suspension||Kayaba gas charged shock absorber; 4-way adjustable; 12.4 in. travel|
|Front Brake||Hydraulic single disc brake, 250 mm|
|Rear Brake||Hydraulic single disc brake, 245 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||1.6 gal|
|Dry Weight||245 lbs.|
After re-inventing the wheel five years ago, Yamaha gets back to the basics with the latest iteration of its YZ450F motocrosser.