2012 Yamaha WR450F

2012 Yamaha WR450F
MSRP $8,090

The Yamaha WR450F has a 449cc four-stroke with five titanium valves delivers more broad power than before. With a wide ratio five speed transmission you are sure to get the top end power out in the woods. YZ250F-inspired frame makes for a smaller size while enhancing mass centralization. With its comprehensively tested assembly of aluminum forgings, castings and extrusions, the WR frame preserves legendary Yamaha handling and reaction.

Engine TypeDOHC 4-stroke; 5 titanium valves
Engine Displacement449cc
Bore Stroke95 mm x 63.4 mm
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemFuel Injection
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionConstant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final DriveNA
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height37.8 in.
Wheelbase57.7 in.
Front SuspensionInverted fork; fully adjustable
Rear SuspensionSingle shock; fully adjustable, 12.0-in travel
Front BrakeHydraulic single disc brake
Rear BrakeHydraulic single disc brake
Front Tire80/100M-21
Rear Tire120/90-18
Fuel Capacity2.1 gal.
Dry Weight273 lbs. (Wet)

2012 450 Enduro Shootout

2012 450 Enduro Shootout

We've been waiting for some big news in the 450 Enduro class and 2012 brings major updates from European and Japanese brands. We put them together to see which reigns supreme.