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)|
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.