2016 450 SX-F Specifications and Highlights

If asked for maximum power there is no other way but the KTM 450 SX-F. This model has proven itself in championships around the world time and time again. Thanks to its compact SOHC engine that delivers explosive but controllable power, it is the weapon of choice for the US KTM Factory Team’s successful 2015 AMA Supercross Championship. For 2016 the 450 SX-F presents itself with an all new chassis and engine, reducing overall weight by 7.9 pounds making the new model even easier to ride, while setting a new benchmark of 62hp in terms of peak power. The 2016 KTM 450 SX-F is the lightest, fastest 450 MX bike on the track, consider the game changed.

2016 Highlights

  • NEW lighter Chromoly steel frame provides higher torsional rigidity with less longitudinal stiffness resulting in improved handling and energy absorption
  • NEW smaller, lighter aluminum subframe design
  • NEW lighter swingarm features a revised internal structure to match the new frame characteristics
  • NEW lighter “No Dirt” footpeg design that provides a larger surface area and improved grip
  • NEW CNC machined upper triple clamp featuring a rubber damping system for the NEW Neken handlebar and ODI lock-on grips
  • The advanced WP 4CS (Four Chamber System) Fork features revised damping settings optimized for the new chassis
  • NEW generation WP shock has been developed in conjunction with the new frame and swingarm
  • Super lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, high-end Excel rims and are fitted with Dunlop GEOMAX MX32 tires are standard equipment
  • New airbox and air filter design offers maximum protection and airflow while providing quick “no tools” air filter changes
  • The new 2016 450 SX-F weighs only 224.7lbs / 101.9kg
  • NEW 450 SX-F engine design is more compact, lighter and provides higher performance throughout the entire range of power
  • NEW engine cases redesigned to centralize engine mass and reduce overall length and width
  • NEW Keihin EMS and 44mm throttle body featuring a lightweight direct-connect design
  • NEW electronic Launch Control for efficient starts and multiple engine maps to control the overall power delivery
  • DDS (Damped Diaphragm Steel) clutch has a new lighter basket along with a reworked inner hub and pressure plate providing better oil supply and improved cooling of the clutch
  • New super-compact and lightweight 1.1lb Lithium-Ion starter battery
  • New WP flow optimized radiator design features a substantial improvement in engine cooling
  • NEW Flow Design Header (FDH) with an integrated sound resonator that increases power along with a new lightweight silencer that is 40mm shorter than the previous design for quick throttle response


  • Engine type – Single cylinder, 4-stroke
  • Displacement – 449.9 cc
  • Bore/stroke – 95/63.4 mm
  • Starter/battery – Electric starter / Lithium Ion 12V 3Ah
  • Transmission – 5 gears
  • Fuel system – Keihin EFI, throttle body 44 mm
  • Control – 4 V / SOHC with rocker levers
  • Lubrication – Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
  • Cooling – Liquid cooling
  • Clutch – Wet multi-disc DDS, Brembo hydraulics
  • Ignition/EMS – Keihin


  • Frame – Central double-cradle 25CrMo4 steel
  • Subframe – Aluminum
  • Handlebar – Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm
  • Front suspension – WP-USD, 4CS, Ø 48 mm
  • Rear suspension – WP-Monoshock with linkage
  • Suspension travel – ft./rr. 300/300 mm
  • Front/rear brakes – Disc brake 260/220 mm
  • Front/rear rims – 1.60 x 21″; 2.15 x 19″ Excel
  • Front/rear tires – 80/100-21″; 120/90-19″
  • Steering head angle – 26.1°
  • Wheel base – 1,485 ± 10 mm (58.46±0.39 in)
  • Triple clamp offset – 22 mm
  • Ground clearance – 370 mm (14.6 in)
  • Seat height – 960 mm (37.79 in)
  • Tank capacity, approx. – 7 l (1.85 US gal)
  • Weight, approx. – 101.9 kg (without fuel) (224.7 lb.)

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