Kawasaki KLX450 (KLX450R): review, history, specs


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Class: enduro

Production: 2008+

Related: Kawasaki KX450F

Model
Kawasaki KLX450R

(KLX450-A)

2008+

(North America, Europe, Japan, Australia)

Kawasaki KLX450R

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2008 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450A8F

2009 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450A9F

2010 North America, Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AAF

2011 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450ABF

2012 North America, Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450ACF

2013 North America, Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450ADF

2014 North America, Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AEF

2015 North America, Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AFF

2016 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AGF

2017 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AHF

2018 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AJF

2019 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450AKF

2020 Europe, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX450R

Code: KLX450ALF

Specifications

Kawasaki KLX450R: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2180 mm / 85,8 in

2175 mm / 85,6 in – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Overall width 820 mm / 32,3 in
Overall height 1255 mm / 49,4 in

1250 mm / 49,2 in – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Seat height 940 mm / 37,0 in

935 mm / 36,8 in – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Wheelbase 1480 mm / 58,3 in
Ground clearance 320 mm / 12,6 in

315 mm / 12,4 in – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Dry weight 115 kg / 254 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 126 kg / 278 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular, semi double cradle (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel 48 mm inverted telescopic fork (fully adjustable) , 305 mm / 12,0 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (fully adjustable), 315 mm / 12,4 in
Front tire size 80/100-21 51M

80/100-21 51P – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Rear tire size 110/100-18 64M

120/90-18 M/C 65P – KLX450R (Europe, Australia)

Front brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 8,0 l / 2,1 US gal
Trail 122 mm / 4,8 in
Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 96,0 x 62,1 mm
Displacement 449 cm³ (27,4 cu-in)
Compression ratio 12.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power not clamed

~41 hp / 30,1 kW – rear wheel (dyno)

Max. torque not clamed
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Keihin FCR MX-40
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.727
Final reduction 3.846
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.167

1.533

1.188

0.950

0.810

ELECTRICAL Ignition AC-CDI
Alternator
Battery capacity 12V-6Ah

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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