ALL-NEW 2019   2018 Model
KX450
msrp $9,299
destination charge $370

† Specifications and pricing are subject to change.

Dealer sets the actual destination charge, your price may vary.

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overview

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

Check back in August for a full model experience

Power
Engine
4-stroke, 1-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled
Displacement
449cc
Bore x Stroke
96.0 x 62.1mm
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
Fuel System
DFI® with 44mm Keihin throttle body
Ignition
Digital CDI with electric start
Transmission
5-speed, return shift
Final Drive
Chain
Performance
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel
49mm inverted coil-spring telescopic fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping/12.0 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel
New Uni-Trak® with adjustable dual-range (high/low-speed) compression damping, adjustable rebound damping and adjustable preload/12.1 in
Front Tire
80/100-21
Rear Tire
120/80-19
Front Brakes
Single semi-floating 270mm Braking® petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Rear Brakes
Single 250mm Braking® petal disc with single-piston caliper
Details
Frame Type
Aluminum perimeter
Rake / Trail
27.6°/4.8 in
Overall Length
86.0 in
Overall Width
32.7 in
Overall Height
50.2 in
Ground Clearance
13.4 in
Seat Height
37.6 in
Curb Weight
232.3 lb without fuel / 242.4 lb**
Fuel Capacity
1.64 gal
Wheelbase
58.5 in
Color Choices
Lime Green
Warranty
Not Available
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)
Not Available

**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).

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. © Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

Specifications subject to change.

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