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.
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.
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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