Pure 450cc X Country Racer
Designed for closed course cross country and enduro-type racing the all-new YZ450FX combine light, nimble handling with the power of a 450.
•Innovative Hare Scramble/GNCC® Engine Design: The YZ450F™-based machine you’ve been waiting for! The 2016 YZ450FX™ shares the YZ450F’s revolutionary rearward-slanted-cylinder design, with a reversed cylinder head and forward-positioned straight intake. The YZ450FX delivers a controllable, torquey power character with strong top-end power tuned specifically for cross-country racing.
•Bilateral Beam Aluminum Frame: A nearly identical Bilateral Beam frame that is found on the championship winning YZ450F is used on the new YZ450FX. It places the engine and fuel tank close to the center mass of the bike for extremely light and nimble handling character.
•Advanced Fuel Injection: The YZ450F-based Keihin® 44mm throttle body fuel injection system is tuned for cross-country racing and ensures smooth throttle response and easy starting in nearly all conditions.
•Cross Country-specific Suspension: Industry-leading, YZ450F-derived KYB® spring-type forks with speed sensitive damping and a KYB® rear shock both feature fully adjustable settings designed specifically for cross country racing.
•Cross Country Podium Ready: With a two gallon fuel tank, 18-inch rear wheel and XC racing tires, the YZ450FX is ready to win right out of the box.
•270mm Front Brake: 270mm front disc brake offers outstanding machine control and performance, with exceptional stopping power and controllability.
•Electric Starter System: The YZ450FX features an electric starter to help reduce rider fatigue along with a new main switch-free electrical system for easier starting off.