2012 Kawasaki KX450F
With a new upgrades from last year to the frame and the motor the Kawasaki KX450F is sure to make another mark in the races and trails. It features a new Launch Control Mode for maximum traction at the gate without sacrificing the speed.
After plenty of in-house testing and success on the race track, MotoUSA chooses the Kawasaki KX450F as the Best Motocross Motorcycle of 2012.
|Engine Type||four-stroke single with DOHC and four-valve cylinder head|
|Bore Stroke||96.0 mm x 62.1 mm|
|Fuel System||43 mm Keihin throttle body|
|Rake Trail||26.9 degrees / 4.4 in.|
|Seat Height||37.6 in.|
|Rear Suspension||Uni-Trak linkage system and Kayaba shock w/50mm piston, 12.4 inch travel|
|Front Brake||Single 250 mm petal disc with dual piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||Single 240 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper|
|Fuel Capacity||1.64 gal.|
|Dry Weight||249.1 lbs. (Wet)|
Kawasaki introduces a completely new suspension set-up on the 2015 KX450F, as well as changes to the braking system, engine and ECU. How does the green beast fare on track? Check out the 2015 KX450F First Ride to find out.