NeHusqvarna has just revealed its new FS450 supermoto machine for 2019. It’s a top bit of kit, making the most of the innovative technological evolutions from the 2019 FC450 motocross machine to offer unmatched closed-circuit supermoto performance. It looks awesome, doesn’t it?

It’s lightweight and agile, and features a redesigned chassis and engine, which works to improve handling and usability of power. It’s equipped with a WP 48mm AER air fork at the front, and a WP DCC rear shock at the rear – which works to improves absorption and stability. The 16 mm offset CNC machined triple clamps are also specifically designed to work in harmony with the front forks.

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The trademark Husky single-cylinder SOHC powerplant is more compact than ever. At an overall weight of 27.3kg, and offering a peak power output of 63bhp, the new FS 450 engine design brings notable improvements in handling and usability.

Using top-level supermoto competition as a base for development, the FS 450 is equipped with black 16.5” (front) and 17” (rear) Alpina spoked wheels. The high-quality wheels are matched with Bridgestone 125/80 R420 and 165/65 R420 slick tyres for maximum grip, traction and agility.

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Basically, if you’re after a top-spec supermoto machine, straight off the showroom floor – the new Husqvarna FS450 is worth checking out…

KEY FEATURES
Redesigned bodywork
Redesigned SOHC cylinder head (500 g lighter)
Blue coated frame featuring increased rigidity
New 2-piece subframe design (250 g lighter)
Chain adjustment length increased by 5 mm
Updated setting on the WP AER 48 forks
WP DCC shock featuring new piston & updated setting
7 litre polythene fuel tank with new fuel line routing
Alpina spoked wheels with Bridgestone slick tyres
ProTaper handlebar with new bend
Traction & launch control with updated settings
New throttle cable routing for easier maintenance
Flow-designed resonance chamber & more compact silencer
Updated cooling system with new centre tube
Magura hydraulic clutch with SUTER anti hoping system
High performance Brembo brakes

For more information, visit: www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com

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Ross Mowbray

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