The YZ450FX shares the YZ450F’s revolutionary, rearward-slanted-cylinder design, with a reversed cylinder head and forward-positioned, straight intake. The YZ450FX delivers a controllable, torquey power character with strong, top-end power tuned specifically for cross- country racing. In addition, the bike features cross-country-specific suspension tuning, a wide- ratio five-speed transmission, enduro-specific multiplate clutch, and an electric starter and main- switch-free electrical system to help reduce rider fatigue and provide easier race-start launches.
The 2016 YZ450FX comes in Team Yamaha Blue/White, will retail for $8,890, and be available in Yamaha dealerships beginning in November.
For enduro racers and aggressive trail riders, the WR450F is all-new for 2016. Equipped with the YZ450F’s revolutionary, rearward-slanted-cylinder design, with a reversed cylinder head and forward-positioned, straight intake. The WR450F has an enduro-specific exhaust silencer, an electric starter and main-switch-free electrical system, and an ECU tuned specifically for enduro riding. In addition, a wide-ratio five-speed transmission and enduro-specific multiplate clutch are ideal for the rigors of tight woods riding and racing.
The 2016 WR450F will be available in Team Yamaha Blue/White at a suggested retail price of $8,990 for November delivery also.