After a major update in 2012, there wasn’t much Kawasaki could do to improve the 2013 KX450F. Kayaba air forks were the big addition, with more minor changes to the swingarm, grips, brakes, chain guide, throttle cable, and cosmetics of this dirt pounding menace.
Engine Type: Four-stroke single with DOHC and four-valve cylinder head
Bore x Stroke: 96.0 mm x 62.1 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Fuel System: DFI with 43 mm Keihin throttle body
Ignition: Digital DC-CDI
Starting System: NA
Final Drive: NA
Rake Trail: 26.9° / 4.4 in.
Seat Height: 37.6 in.
Wheelbase: 58.3 in.
Front Suspension: 48 mm inverted, Kayaba PSF with DLC coated sliders, 22-position compression
Rear Suspension: UNI-TRAK linkage system and Kayaba shock with 50 mm piston
Front Brake: Single rigid-mount 250mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake: Single 240 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper
Front Tire: 80/100-21
Rear Tire: 120/80-19
Fuel Capacity: 1.64 gal.
Dry Weight: 248.0 lbs.
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Last updated March 25, 2016
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