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Yamaha WR450F 2021 Model

Yamaha have futher improved the 2021 WR450F’s frame, motor, suspenders and brakes the aim being making a lighter, more powerful and sweeter handling bike. The bike comes in all blue plastics with the nice “blinged up”anodised blue rims.

The 2021 version of the Yamaha receives a new cylinder head with a reshaped combustion chamber and steeper valve angles. The compression ratio was increased to 13.0:1 from 12.8:1, and a new crankcase breather system was added to improve engine efficiency. The five-speed box has been tweeked and improved to enable smoother gear changes. Rumour has the engine is lighter, and has Increased power across the rev range.

The solid aluminium frame has different thicknesses and flex characteristics to improve cornering, traction and stability over jumps. The 2021 WR450F has all new engine mounts, top triple clamp and front axle to further reduce weight. The suspension has also received upgrades to compression and rebound. Yamaha have also added a newly designed front caliper.

Other updates include a more concise electric start system and an improved LCD screen that now includes a low petrol warning and a petrol consumption meter. We have listed the dimensions that Yamaha have publicised below.


L x W x H 85.6 in x 32.5 in x 50.0 in Seat Height 37.6 in Wheelbase 58.3 in Rake (Caster Angle) 27.0° Trail 4.6 in Maximum Ground Clearance 12.6 in Fuel Capacity 2.15 gal Wet Weight 262 lb

Another great feature of this model is Yamaha’s fantastic digital Power Tuner and handlebar-mounted engine mode switch to put you in total control when surface and weather conditions change - The new iconic blue Yamaha WR450F is next level.

Some great extras are avalible direct from Yamaha such as GYTR Competition Kit GYTR Communication Control Unit Map Switch Cycra Ultra Handguards GYTR Radiator Cages

The bike still comes with the 30day Yamaha warranty which isn’t much at all but then again these battle hardened Yamahas have a reputation for longevity and reliability.

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