A year after the YFZ450R, Yamaha gave the same treatment to an off-road version. It got the aluminum frame and the Mikuni EFI system. It also got extremely high-level suspension components. It would have won our cross-country shootout easily if it only had reverse.
2011 YAMAHA YFZ450X SPECS:
Displacement Fuel delivery Starting Transmission Final drive Fuel capacity Wheelbase Length/width/height Ground clearance Claimed wet weight Suspension/ wheel travel: Front Rear Brakes: Front Rear Tires: Front Rear Retail price
WARNING: Much of the action depicted in this magazine is potentially dangerous. Virtually all of the riders seen in our photos are experienced experts or professionals. Do not attempt to duplicate any stunts that are beyond your own capabilities. Always wear the appropriate safety gear. Copyright 2008 Hi-Torque Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. Console Login