Offroad 2009: the new Kawasaki KX-F 450 and 250

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Offroad 2009: the new Kawasaki 450 and 250

After the new YZ 2009 offering Yamaha the MX model year is enriched with the arrival of The lovely green will itself at the starting blocks year with some news.

The protagonists are always the KX, but the letter “f” added. The four 250 and 450cc have undergone updates, which from year also include a with a “Monster” look to those of the Supercross AMA.

The sister KX450F boasts the novelty with the arrival of ignition.

This is becoming an inevitable for this class of motorcycle, reports saying it will on the new Suzuki cross too, should ensure an increase in of the powerful single cylinder

A new ECU is also included to manage new aspect, which doesn’t a battery so weight is kept and which should see an increase to six hours of memory for race The 449cc liquid cooled has seen an increase in the compression from 12.0 to 12.5:1, new valves and a titanium exhaust respects the 99 decibel norms.

The chassis and fork are also new being lighter and stronger, the Kayaba “Air-Oil-Separate (AOS)” and shock absorber which compression at both higher and regimes.

The smaller four-… has seen some improvements in at medium and higher regimes and now only 1.2 litres of oil compared to the 1.5, which sees a in weight and friction.

The KX350F some of the chassis changes on the 450, now being equipped completely new Showa fork and shock absorber. Below are the specs for the new Kawasaki offroad.

Engine Liquid-cooled, four-… with DOHC and four

Displacement 449cc

Bore x 96.0 x 62.1mm

Compression 12.0:1

Fuel Injection Keihin Throttle body

Digital DC-CDI


Rake / trail 26.7 / 4.6 in.

Front suspension / wheel 48mm inverted, Kayaba AOS DLC coated sliders, 22-position and 20-position rebound dampening / 12.4 in.

Rear suspension / travel UNI-TRAK® linkage and Kayaba shock with low-speed and stepless high-speed dampening, 22-position rebound and fully adjustable spring / 12.4 in.

Front tire 90/100-21

tire 120/80-19

Front Single semi-floating 250mm disc with dual caliper

Rear brake 240mm petal disc single-piston caliper

Overall 86.0 in.

Overall height in.

Wheelbase 58.3 in.

Bore x 77.0 x 53.6mm

Kawasaki KX 450 F


Carburetion Keihin FCR37 and hot circuit

Compression ratio

Ignition Digital CDI with throttle position sensor

Transmission Five-speed with wet manual clutch

Final Chain

Frame Aluminum

Rake / trail 27.7 / 4.8 in.

Front suspension / wheel 47mm inverted twin-chamber fork with 16-way and rebound damping / 12.4 in.

suspension / wheel travel linkage system with low-speed and 2-turn high-speed damping, 17-way rebound and fully adjustable spring / 12.2 in.

Front tire

Rear tire 100/90-19

brake Single semi-floating petal disc with piston caliper

Rear brake Single petal disc with caliper

Kawasaki KX 450 F
Kawasaki KX 450 F
Kawasaki KX 450 F

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