WR450F

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F Cyprus

WR450F

2018 Off Road Motorcycles

Rightfully wrong

Equipped with the most advanced engine and chassis technology ever developed for a Yamaha dirt bike, the WR450F means business.

Built for serious enduro racers as well as long distance rally riders and experienced recreational riders, the WR-F features new ECU mapping for improved throttle feel and smoother pick up – giving you outstanding performance together with a higher level of controllability.

Its compact, mass centralised chassis benefits from optimized suspension settings for outstanding handling and turning performance – and with its wide ratio 5-speed transmission, KYB® suspension and switchless electric start, the Yamaha WR450F gives you the power to perform.

Details

•  Powerful, compact and controllable 450cc 4-stroke
•  Potent fuel injected engine with linear torque
•  Reverse cylinder head with front facing intake
•  Aluminium beam frame with optimized rigidity
•  Wide ratio 5-speed transmission with enduro clutch
•  Switch-free electric starter and auto-decompressor
•  Convenient plug in Power Tuner for easy tuning
•  Outstanding suspension performance
•  Mass centralized design for agile handling
•  Top mounted air filter and underseat fuel tank
•  18-inch rear wheel, Metzeler 6 Days Extreme tyres
•  Enduro-spec radiators with lightweight cooling fan

Features

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

ISDE winning technology

Using the knowledge gained from our 2017 ISDE winning WR450F as well as our World Championship winning YZ450F, Yamaha's designers have developed this WR450F using the most advanced engine and chassis technology ever seen in the enduro world. With its lightweight agility and strong, controllable power, this high-tech enduro bike changes everything.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

New ECU mapping

Featuring new ECU mapping for improved throttle feel and smoother pick up, the WR450F's torque-rich engine delivers strong, balanced and easy to control power that enables you to take control and discover your true riding potential. And for reduced weight the electric start 450cc liquid-cooled DOHC fuel-injected 4-valve engine has no kickstarter mechanism

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Wide-ratio 5-speed transmission

The WR450F's transmission features gear ratios that enable you to fully optimize the bike's linear torque and deep reserves of controllable power. Featuring a light enduro clutch that's built to handle extreme conditions, the wide-ratio 5-speed transmission is ready to master all types of high and low speed off road terrain.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Aluminium beam frame

Developed alongside the latest reverse head engine, the aluminium bilateral beam frame is a spin-off from the 2017 ISDE winning WR450F and World Championship winning YZ450F. Running with an optimized rigidity balance, its compact and lightweight design offers agility with stability - allowing you to make full use of the deep reserves of linear torque.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Reverse cylinder head with straight intake

First seen on our MXGP-winning YZ450F motocrosser, the WR450F's revolutionary reverse cylinder head features a front facing intake and rear-exit snaking exhaust. By increasing intake and exhaust efficiency, this industry-leading layout optimizes the engine's linear torque feeling, giving deep reserves of highly controllable power.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Lightweight, mass centralized design

With its ground breaking reverse cylinder head and rearward slanting cylinder, the WR450F represents a new direction in enduro bike design. As well as boosting the engine's linear torque feeling, this compact and lightweight layout contributes significantly towards mass centralization for lighter and more agile handling performance.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Optimized suspension settings

Optimized suspension settings give outstanding performance over all types of extreme terrain. The highly acclaimed KYB® Air-Oil-Separate front forks ensure stable and predictable handling at low and high speeds. At the rear end, Yamaha's famous link-type Monocross suspension system delivers effective traction with a high degree of control.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Optional Yamaha Power Tuner

Every enduro is different, and each rider has their own preferences, so we've developed the Yamaha Power Tuner that allows you to adjust the WR450F's performance character. Offering a range of engine tuning options that can be selected easily and quickly, this optional plug-in accessory makes advanced factory technology available to everyone.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

High levels of controllability

The WR450F has been created using the same DNA as our World Championship winning YZ450F motocross model. For improved rideability and reduced fatigue this enduro bike runs with revised fuelling and ignition settings - while the wide ratio gearbox and enduro-specific suspension settings gives you full control.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Enduro radiator with cooling fan

To handle the unique and extreme demands of enduro and rally riding, the WR450F is equipped with specially developed radiators that feature a different core pitch to the YZ-F, as well as newly designed shrouds. There's also a lightweight electric fan that cuts in to keep the engine running efficiently in adverse situations.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

Main switch-free electric starter

For quick and convenient starting this next generation enduro bike is equipped with a switch-free ignition system that enables the rider to fire the engine up with one push of the electric start button - and there's also an auto decompressor that cuts in and reduces the effort required to start the engine.

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F

High specification enduro equipment

Coming with a range of high specification enduro equipment as standard, the WR450F is ready to win right out of the crate. Fitted with a digital instrument panel featuring an enduro computer and fuel warning - as well as a compact sidestand and tough in-mould graphics - this new enduro bike is ready to challenge for the podium.

Technical specifications

Engine

Engine type
Single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement
449cc
Bore x stroke
97.0 mm x 60.8 mm
Compression ratio
12.5 : 1
Maximum power
Maximum Torque
Lubrication system
Wet sump
Clutch Type
Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor
Fuel Injection
Ignition system
TCI
Starter system
Electric
Transmission system
Constant Mesh, 5-speed
Final transmission
Chain

Engine

Frame
Semi double cradle
Front suspension system
Telescopic forks
Front travel
310 mm
Caster Angle
26º 20
Trail
114 mm
Rear suspension system
Swingarm, (link suspension)
Rear Travel
318 mm
Front brake
Hydraulic single disc, Ø 270 mm
Rear brake
Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre
90/90-21 54M
Rear tyre
130/90-18 69S+M

Engine

Overall length
2,165 mm
Overall width
825 mm
Overall height
1,280 mm
Seat height
965 mm
Wheelbase
1,465 mm
Minimum ground clearance
325 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
123 kg
Fuel tank capacity
7.5 litres
Oil tank capacity
0.95 litres

Colours

Yamaha Off Road Motorcycles WR450F - Racing Blue

Racing Blue