Aesthetic and minor suspension tweaks improve the existing RM-Z450 platform.
Honda CRF450R, Husqvarna TC449, Kawasaki KX450F, KTM 450 SX-F, Yamaha YZ450F.
|Price ||$8399 |
|Engine type ||l-c single |
|Displacement ||449cc |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 4v |
|Bore x stroke ||96.0 x 62.1mm |
|Compression ratio ||12.5:1 |
|Fuel system ||EFI |
|Clutch ||Wet, multi-plate |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||na |
|Claimed torque ||na |
|Frame ||Aluminum twin-spar |
|Front suspension ||Showa 47mm fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping |
|Rear suspension ||Showa shock with adjustable spring preload, high/low-speed compression and rebound damping |
|Front brake ||Nissin two-piston caliper, 240mm disc |
|Rear brake ||Nissin one-piston caliper, 240mm disc |
|Front tire ||80/100-21 Bridgestone M403 |
|Rear tire ||110/90-19 Bridgestone M404 |
|Rake/trail ||na |
|Seat height ||37.6 in. |
|Wheelbase ||58.9 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||1.6 gal. |
|Claimed curb weight ||249 lbs. |
|Colors ||Yellow |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||na |
|Contact ||American Suzuki |
P.O. Box 1100
Brea, CA 92822
: 4 out of 5 stars.
Largely unchanged, but still a big performer.