2019 Kawasaki KX 450

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THE KAWASAKI DIFFERENCE

FOR DECADES, KAWASAKI KX™ MOTORCYCLES HAVE ESTABLISHED A LEGACY OF BUILDING CHAMPIONS. KEEPING WITH THIS LEGACY IS THE COMPLETELY REDESIGNED KX450 FOR 2019. EQUIPPED WITH A MORE POWERFUL ENGINE, RACE-READY SUSPENSION AND NEW ELECTRIC START, THE ALL-NEW, UNRIVALED KX450 IS BUILT FOR THE TOP OF THE PODIUM.

  • New more powerful 449cc engine delivers faster lap times
  • New race-ready suspension, chassis and brakes for sharp handling
  • New electric start offers quick and easy starting
  • New hydraulic clutch gives the rider improved clutch feel lap after lap
  • New 49mm SHOWA Coil Spring Fork with A-KIT Technology
  • New finger-follower valve actuation contributes to increased power

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2019
Model KX 450
Model Code KX450
Color Lime Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Single semi-floating 270 mm Braking® petal disc with dual-piston caliper

Rear - Single 250 mm Braking® petal disc with single-piston caliper

Tires

Front - 80/100-21

Rear - 120/80-19

Dimensions

Length Overall - 86.0 in.
Height Overall - 50.2 in.
Width Overall - 32.7 in.
Weight

Without fuel - 232.3 lb.

Curb - 242.4 lb.

Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)

Ground Clearance 13.4 in.
Wheelbase 58.5 in.
Seat Height 37.6 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed, return shift
Final Drive Chain

Engine

Engine 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 449 cc
Bore x Stroke 96 x 62.1 mm
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Fuel System DFI® with 44 mm Keihin throttle body
Fuel Capacity 1.64 gal.
Ignition Digital CDI with electric start
Cooling Water

Operational

Frame Aluminum perimeter
Suspension

Front - 49mm inverted coil-spring telescopic fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping; 12 in. travel

Rear - New Uni-Trak® with adjustable dual-range (high/low-speed) compression damping, adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload; 12 in. travel

Rake 27.6°
Trail 4.8 in.