2011 Kawasaki KX 450F

Written by Randy Hayes on June 21st, 2011. Posted in Kawasaki

The KX450F is produced by the Kawasaki manufacturer and in part of the KX line. The models have evolved from the first one which was released in 1998 and it was called KX 125 to the newest model of the line, the KX 85 launched in 2011.

This line of bikes was designed only for off road, to be more specific for motocross and dirt biking. Motor crossing was born in the UK in first part of the 20th century and over the years it has suffered major improvement. Kawasaki is a Japanese manufacturer which started to dominate this specific market in the 70s and the 80s. Since 1978 up to 2009 the Kawasaki bikes have been ridden by 17 winners of the Motocross World Championship at the all three engine-size categories.

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The model KX450F which belongs to the Kawasaki Company is the most powerful bike from its line, the KX line. It has an engine of 449 cc, a manual transmission with five speeds and a liquid cool engine with four strokes. Because the engine has a four stroke it is more powerful, heavier and bigger. The bike can be purchased in only one color which is lime green and it weighs 247 pounds.

This model is the update of the KX250F model and can attain speed in 110 mph. According to a lot of sites and specialists the Kawasaki KX450F is the best motorcycle in its class simply because it provides all the key requirements: stability, speed and power.

The engine
The engine of the KX450F is of 449 cubic centimeters and it features four strokes along with a four-valve cylinder head. The capacity of the motorcycles fuel tank is of 1.9 gallons.
Weight and size.

According to the manufacturers website the weight of the bike is of 249.9 lbs. The other measurements are 50.4 inches high, 32.3 inches wide and 86 inches long. The rider’s seat is of 37.8 inches above the grounds.

Transmission
As it is presented on the website the Kawasaki model has a digital DC-CDI ignition system with a five speed transmission and 43 mm body fuel system.
Both the rear and the front wheels are equipped with a Uni-Trak linkage system and Kayaba shocks. The rear break is a 240-mm petal disc while the front one is a semi-floating 250-mm petal disc.
All in all this is the best bike for motocross and dirt biking.

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