Motorcycle-USA rides the 2011 Kawasaki KX450F motocross bike. Learn more about it in the 2011 Kawasaki KX450F First Ride review.
- The 2011 Kawasaki KX450F retails at $8149 and is now available at Kawasaki dealers.
- The 2011 Kawasaki KX450F gets updated graphics and looks very similar to the factory Supercross and motocross race bikes.
- The KX450F’s phenomenal engine is complemented an excellent clutch and five-speed transmission.
- The Kawasaki Fuel Injection Calibration Kit allows you to alter the fuel and ignition maps on both the 2011 KX450F and KX250F based on track conditions or rider preference. A data logging feature is also built into the kit.
- The Kawasaki has oversized footpegs which help the rider soak up landings off obstacles and jumps.
- The 2011 KX450F sports an updated muffler claimed to produce less than 94 decibels. However on track the exhaust sounded as loud as the previous model.
- The 2011 KX450F gets blue-anodized compression adjusters atop each fork leg and shock just like the ’11 KX250F for a “factory” look.
- The 2011 KX450F gets a reshaped piston said to increase durability.
- Once again, there is no shortage of power with the 2011 Kawasaki KX450F.
- The Kawasaki KX450F is the bike of choice for taller riders.
- The KX450F’s engine is so powerful it can easily overwork the 120-series Bridgestone rear tire.
- Even though it’s no featherweight, the 250 lbs. KX450F is surprisingly maneuverable both on the ground and in the air.
- The suspension continues to offer good balance making the bike easier to ride at the racetrack.