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TERYX4™ 750 4x4
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2008 Kawasaki KFX 450R

Kawasaki KFX 450R

MSRP: $7399-7599 :: Call 1-800-556-3098 for our special discount pricing.


Motocross performance based on the World Champion KX™450F

Take the short cut to the circuit with the all-new Kawasaki KFX®450R ATV.  This high performance machine doesn’t require extensive and expensive modifications to make it race-ready, because it already includes all the race-winning performance and technology required for success straight out of the crate. 

The KFX450R’s design incorporates everything riders need to win races.  Every component was chosen to maximize performance on the track or in the woods and to minimize the fuss of getting there.  This highly advanced racing ATV comes with all the performance and technology necessary to put riders at the head of the pack.

The KFX450R ATV uses a powerplant based on Kawasaki’s highly acclaimed KX™450F motocross engine. With the addition of an efficient and highly-responsive 32-bit digital fuel injection system, the KFX450R’s engine produces more torque in the low and medium rpm ranges for outstanding hole-shot acceleration. The use of fuel injection helps ensure that the engine’s performance remains consistent and is virtually unaffected by changes in temperature or altitude.  This ATV’s ability to find traction is superb, and its four-stroke torque helps keep the wheels hooked-up for improved handling and higher corner speeds.  Other race-ready features include a lightweight titanium exhaust header pipe and a durable forged piston.

Winning at the track depends on a chassis that’s built to handle tough race conditions.  The KFX450R offers the full benefits of an all-aluminium frame, combining exceptionally light weight with the extreme stiffness needed to win races.  However, it isn’t just advanced materials that give the KFX450R its race-winning edge. The front suspension design incorporates extremely long lower A-arms mounted to a single box-section lower frame tube. This results in outstanding response from the front-end. At the rear is a cast aluminium swingarm that provides the ideal balance of flexibility and rigidity resulting in unparalleled traction. The high-tech chassis also features a very low center of gravity and excellent roll resistance.  Regardless of changing conditions or rough track surfaces, this race-oriented chassis makes the KFX450R a potent weapon in the battle for ATV supremacy.

Competition-oriented equipment, including the only reverse gear in its class, helps keep the KFX fast and reliable. Previously unheard of in racing, the KFX 450R’s lightweight reverse system lets riders quickly extricate themselves from first turn chaos or dead-end trails. This important feature means on-track incidents (like getting nosed-into a wall) no longer result in an early retirement from the race.

Kawasaki has also made the KFX450R easy to work on, so riders can concentrate on winning instead of wrenching. The two-piece front and rear “lapped” fenders make it possible to replace sections separately if they get damaged.  Even the headlight assembly is quickly detachable for closed-course races, and the compact design means that the ATV looks just as aggressive with or without headlights.  These features leave little doubt that the new KFX450R was designed to get its rider on the racetrack and winning races as quickly as possible.

Engine Liquid-cooled, four-stroke single, DOHC, four valves per cylinder
Displacement 449cc
Bore x stroke 96 x 62.1mm
Fuel Injection 32-bit digital, with 42mm Keihin throttle body
Starting Electric
Transmission Five-speed with reverse
Final drive Two-wheel drive, chain
Frame type Aluminum double cradle, racing type
Front suspension / wheel travel Dual A-arms, coil-over shocks / 8.5 in
Rear suspension / wheel travel Swingarm with piggy-back reservoir shock, dual-rate spring / 10.0 in
Front tires AT21x7-10
Rear tires AT20x10-9
Front brakes Dual 163mm discs with two-piston calipers
Rear brake 200mm petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper
Overall length 71.1 in
Overall width 46.0 in
Overall height 41.9 in
Seat height 30.9 in
Wheelbase 49.4 in
Ground clearance 4.3 in
Lighting Dual removable headlights
Dry weight 364 lb
Fuel capacity 2.6 gal
Footpegs Sport-style serrated
Color choices Lime Green / Super Black, Bright White / Super Black, Super Black
Good Times™ Protection Plan 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Warranty 6 Months
* Note: Specifications and pricing are subject to change.

Kawasaki KFX 450 ATV Warranty

The Kawasaki KFX 450 is eligible for Kawasaki's Good Times Protection Plan extended warranty. Call 1-800-556-3098 for the special discounted price or click here for more information on the Kawasaki Extended Warranty.

Your new KFX 450 ATV comes with Kawasaki's 6-month/unlimited mileage limited factory warranty. You can extend your coverage inexpensively with the Kawasaki Extended Warranty.

Kawasaki Extended Warranty Up to Four Years Additional Coverage

Let Kawasaki protect your new KFX 450 for years to come with the exclusive Good Times Protection Plan Kawasaki Extended Warranty. This plan repairs or replaces most components free of charge if found defective in material or workmanship. Everything about the plan is easy: There's no deductible. It's honored at every authorized Kawasaki ATV dealer nationwide. Want to ensure that your KFX 450 is worth top dollar when you're ready to upgrade? The Good Times Protection Plan is easily transferred to another owner with no fee. Call 1-800-556-3098 to buy additional coverage of 24 to 48 months at a special discounted price. Imagine, for just pennies a day, you can ride with no worry and no hassle.

Kawasaki KFX 450 Parts and Accessories

The critics love the Kawasaki ATV because it's got far more available accessories than the competition. Customers love Beartooth Kawasaki because we offer all of the OEM accessories at a fraction of list price. Call 1-800-556-3098 to order your Kawasaki ATV accessory or check the Kawasaki ATV Accessory page for more information.

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