The latest, greatest iteration of the YZ400F that started the four-stroke motocross revolution.
Honda CRF450R, Husqvarna TC449, Kawasaki KX450F, KTM 450 SX-F, Suzuki RM-Z450.
|Price ||$8350 |
|Engine type ||l-c single |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 4v |
|Displacement ||449cc |
|Bore x stroke ||97.0 x 60.8mm |
|Compression ||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 ||Kayaba 48mm fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping |
|Rear suspension ||Kayaba shock with adjustable spring preload, high/low-speed compression and rebound damping |
|Front brake ||Nissin two-piston caliper, 250mm disc |
|Rear brake ||Nissin one-piston caliper, 245mm disc |
|Front tire ||80/100-21 Dunlop Geomax MX51 |
|Rear tire ||120/80-19 Dunlop Geomax MX51 |
|Rake/trail ||na |
|Seat height ||39.3 in. |
|Wheelbase ||58.7 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||1.6 gal. |
|Claimed curb weight ||245 lbs. |
|Colors ||Blue/white, white/red |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||na |
|Contact ||Yamaha Motor Corp. USA |
6555 Katella Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630
VERDICT: 4 out of 5 stars.
Radically different and high-tech, yet friendly enough for the average rider.