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2015 Suzuki RM-Z450 First Look Photo Gallery

See photos of what's new for Suzuki's big motocrosser in 2015 in the 2015 Suzuki RM-Z450 First Look photo gallery. Read more about the updates in the 2015 Suzuki RM-Z450 First Look.

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A 449cc liquid-cooled Single continues to power the 450 thumper. The kickstart lever is also 30mm longer, for extra leverage.
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A new exhaust muffler meets AMA regulations.
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An evolution of the RM-Z’s Separate Function Fork (SFF) tech, the new Suzuki fork swaps the conventional metal spring for three adjustable air chambers.
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Aside from the new fork, engineers redesigned the frame’s downtube and inner ribs to balance rigidity and reduce weight 4%.
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Suzuki claims a 16% increase in cooling efficiency from better fluid travel in the radiator.
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Cooling efficiency is aided by a revised hose connection with the water pump on the 2015 Suzuki RM-Z450.
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The new launch control system modulates ignition timing to reduce wheel slippage and increase traction.
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The Showa SFF Air Fork delivers more progressive suspension feel and easy adjustment via a handheld pump.
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The new air fork also sheds 2.5 pounds from the conventional spring fork setup it replaces.
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The 2015 RM-Z450 is expected to hit dealers starting in July with pricing still to be determined.
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2015 Suzuki RM-Z450.
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2015 Suzuki RM-Z450.