As the month of summer approached, so did the new models of several motorbikes. Amidst this, Suzuki also released several models of its range for 2023. Among them is the latest model of RM-Z450, which Suzuki has unveiled with its cutting-edge technology and no alterations.
The motorbike is famous in the racing world; it has been included in many championships where it proved its competence. Its light chassis, reliable suspension system, and powerful engine create tough competition for its competitors.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 is a performer motorbike in the 450cc class. Its compact chassis and realistic appearance allow for comfortable and controllable rides. Its sturdy body and dependable features make it worth trying on the ride.
Suzuki RM design helps it in giving out a fantastic cornering performance. It’s aluminum alloy twin-spar frame helps achieve good weight distribution while optimizing a safe strength and weight ratio.
Along with the swingarm made from the lightweight material, this motorbike’s present lightness is balanced. The chassis proportions present combine stability and agile handling.
It is present in Champion yellow color with unique striping in graphics and the Suzuki logo, which suits its bold style. It weighs around 247 lbs, enhancing the chassis’ stability and shock absorption. Due to its short wheelbase and the position of the frame head pipe, it has gained quick and agile handling characteristics.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 has Bridgestone Battlecross X30 tires especially curated for racing surfaces and complement the bike’s braking and handling ability. The bike’s wheels have cross-sectionally designed black anodized rims that preserve strength while lowering unsprung weight.
It has sharper front fenders, radiator shrouds that integrate into side covers, and an upswept tail. All of these are features of the Suzuki-inspires style intended to increase the perception of speed while shedding weight and simplifying maintenance.
The seat is well-shaped and slender because it is made of a particular density foam that helps the rider to maintain control.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 is available in one color:
The Suzuki RM-Z450 is available in one variant:
The Suzuki RM-Z450 gets powered by 449 ccs, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, DOHC, four-stroke engine, which generates a maximum power of 50.3 bhp @8500 rpm and produces a maximum torque of 32.9 lb-ft @7400 rpm. It has a powerful engine that gives out practical performance, and it also has a high peak power that is produced by excellent throttle responsiveness.
Suzuki RM-Z450 has Suzuki MX Tuner 2.0 that offers fuel injection and ignition system adjustments for better race performance. With its help, adjustments can be made to improve performance. The rider can track, weather conditions can be saved, and settings can be shared with other racers. The rider can view run time statistics and real-time engine data to keep track of the bike’s upkeep.
To make EFI tuning easier easy-to-use couplers are provided which accommodate riding circumstances. One is for richer than stock and another for a leaner than stock fuel setting. With its help, the rider can instantly alter fuel settings by attaching any coupler to the wire harness.
It has ECM(Electronic Control Module) to provide an advanced and effective traction management system. It continuously monitors throttle opening, engine speed, and gear position before modifying the ignition timing and fuel injection duration.
It has a SHAC(Suzuki-Holeshot Assist Control) launch system adapted from a factory race bike to aid the rider’s takeoff from the start for an early lead. There are three launch modes to choose from according to their skills and beginning conditions.
It has a lightweight, battery-free electronic fuel injection system made explicitly for motocross use and is essential to the engine’s effective power delivery.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 has a five-speed constant mesh transmission system and a wet multi-plate clutch. The transmission system’s well-organized design allows for precision gear shift operation. The multi-plate wet clutch employs a rack-and-pinion clutch release mechanism to provide a precise sense of engagement and disengagement positions while riding.
The front suspension system has an inverted telescopic, oil-damped coil spring with an adjustable damping force. The rear suspension system is a BFRC-link type,coil-spring which is oil damped and has adjustable spring preload with adequate damping force.
The BFRC employs an additional external dampening circuit that enhances the responsiveness of the damping force to provide superior traction and enhanced bump absorption. It is entirely adjustable and manages damping during minute suspension movements, increasing comfort even at lower speeds. With its suspension system, the motorbike reacts better to the terrain.
Regarding the braking system, the Suzuki RM-Z450 has a disc brake with a single rotor as its front braking system. At the same time, its rear braking system has a disc brake with a single rotor.
Suzuki RM-Z450’s starting price is $8999, but the Yamaha YZ450F’s pricing is $9899, which is comparatively more expensive.
Both bikes are available in one color. The Suzuki RM-Z450 is in Champion Yellow color, while the Yamaha YZ450F is available in Team Yamaha Blue.
A 449cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, four-valve, DOHC engine powers the Suzuki RM-Z450, whereas the Yamaha YZ450F is powered by 450 ccs, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-stroke engine, which has four titanium valves inducted.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can contain up to 1.7 gallons of fuel in one go. The Yamaha YZ450F has up to 1.6 gallons of fuel capacity.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can touch a top speed of approximately 111 mph, whereas the Yamaha YZ450F can touch a top speed between 75-85 mph.
Both motorbikes have one variant available. The Suzuki RM-Z450 has a variant available as the RM-Z450; the same goes for the Yamaha YZ450F, and its variant is known as YZ450F Standard.
Suzuki RM-Z450’s starting price is $8999, but the Husqvarna FC 450’s pricing is $10,999, which is comparatively more expensive.
Both bikes are available in one color. The Suzuki RM-Z450 is in Champion Yellow color, while the Husqvarna FC 450 is available in color white with yellow and gray graphics.
A 449cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, four-valve, DOHC engine powers the Suzuki RM-Z450, whereas the Husqvarna FC 450 is powered by a 449.9cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine with a wet, DDS multi-disc clutch having Brembo hydraulics.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can contain up to 1.7 gallons of fuel in one go. The Husqvarna FC 450 has up to 1.9 gallons of fuel capacity.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can touch a top speed of approximately 111 mph, whereas the Husqvarna FC 450 can touch a top speed of 123 mph.
Both motorbikes have one variant available. The Suzuki RM-Z450 has a variant available as the RM-Z450; the same goes for the Husqvarna FC 450, and its variant is known as FC 450 Standard.
Suzuki RM-Z450’s starting price is $8999, but the Kawasaki KX450SR’s pricing is $12,699, which is comparatively more expensive.
Both bikes are available in one color. The Suzuki RM-Z450 is in Champion Yellow color, while the Kawasaki KX450SR is available in lime green color.
A 449cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, four-valve DOHC engine powers the Suzuki RM-Z450, whereas the Kawasaki KX450SR is powered by a 449ccs, liquid-cooled, DOHC,four-stroke engine.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can contain up to 1.7 gallons of fuel in one go. The Kawasaki KX450SR has up to 1.6 gallons of fuel capacity.
Both motorbikes have one variant available. The Suzuki RM-Z450 has a variant available as the RM-Z450; the same goes for the Kawasaki KX450SR, and its variant is known as KX450SR Standard.
|Model||Suzuki RM-Z450||Kawasaki KX450SR||YAMAHA YZ450F|
|Displacement||449 cc||449cc||450 cc|
|Stroke||62.1 mm||62.1mm||60.8 mm|
|Bore||96.0 mm||96.0mm||97.0 mm|
|Top Speed||111 MPH||—||—|
|Fuel Capacity (approx)||1.7 US gal||1.64 gal||1.6 gal|
|Trail||4.9 inches||4.8 in||4.7 in|
|Curb Weight||247 lb||232.7 lb without fuel / 242.9 lb*||240 lb|
|Front Tyre Size||80/100-21 M/C||80/100-21||80/100-21 Dunlop® Geomax MX33F|
|Rear Tyre Size||110/90-19 M/C||120/80-19||120/80-19 Dunlop® Geomax MX33|
|Front Brake||Disc brake, single rotor||Single semi-floating 270mm Braking® petal disc with dual-piston caliper||Hydraulic disc, 270mm|
|Rear Brake||Disc brake, single rotor||Single 250mm Braking® petal disc with single-piston caliper||Hydraulic disc, 240mm|
|Engine Type||4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC||4-stroke single, DOHC, liquid-cooled||450cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 4 titanium valves|
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The Suzuki RM-Z450 creates its arena thanks to its aerodynamic and agile chassis. With its race-ready design and powerful engine, it carries the legacy created by Suzuki in the moto world. It has an incredibly accurate handling power, and its powerful brakes allow controlled stopping power; its performance is exemplified.
It has a broad range of engine power with high peak power and a stronger yet light framework that continues to set the benchmark for cornering its performance in the market. With one’s comfort, this motorbike can be adjusted to riding preferences or track conditions.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 can touch a top speed of approximately 111 mph.
The base price of the Suzuki RM-Z450 is $8999.
A 449cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, four-valve DOHC engine powers the Suzuki RM-Z450.
The Suzuki RM-Z450 is available in one color, Champion Yellow. It is available in just one variant, which is its standard variant.