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Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle Review Price Specs

The new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle is another impressive Yamaha Dirt Bike which shows the legacy of Yamaha brand. These high performing and powerful dirt bikes make the Yamaha one of the most famous Dirt Bike Brand in the World. This powerful WR450F motorcycle is considered to be perfect for endures and off-road thrill seekers. It is good bike among the compression review between Yamaha WR450F vs Kawasaki KLX450R. The review of the new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle with its price and features are given below.

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle – Features and Price

Engine Features

The new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle features the most potent 449 cc liquid-cooled DOHC four-stroke engine. This engine contains the four titanium valves and forward intake and rearward exhaust piston and cam profiles. The fuel injection system can deliver precise throttle response and smooth power delivery at all temperature with the help of its 44 mm throttle bodies. An all-new air filter is easily accessed without tools, and it is positioned high in front of the bike. The latest dry-sump lubrication system carries the oil reservoir inside the engine cases for better mass centralization and has no exposed oil lines that can be damaged.

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle

The new large-capacity YZ450F radiators give maximum cooling efficiency with greater strength and have a standard cooling fan for better airflow under demanding race conditions like in 2018 Yamaha WR250F Cross Country Dirt Bike. The side-ratio five-speed transmission and endure-spec multi-plate clutch are considered to be an ideal for the rigors of tight woods racing. The new lightweight exhaust system maximizes engine power while it centralizes the mass of exhaust system due to its innovative wrap-around design. The electric starter ensures to provide an effortless and convenient restart while the central switch-free electrical system makes the starting and riding away even more comfortable than before.

Chassis / Suspension Features

The new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle comes with the YZ450F based frame that has the compact size while it ensures complete mass centralization. It features aluminum forgings and extrusions complete with model-specific engine giving legendary handling and response. The chassis is light in weight featuring an advanced suspension system with the rich and responsive performance for most demanding rider. The new fully adjustable YZ450F based KYB spring-type fork with the speed-sensitive damping and Kashima Coat has been specifically tested, and it is tubed for enduring racing plus it delivers precise and fade-free handling.

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle

The new fork protectors offer excellent tube protection better than the previous 2017 Yamaha WR450F Dirt Motorcycle. An all-New KYB shock contains the wheel travel of 12.5 inches with an adjuster for high and low-speed compression damping, rebound and new spring preload. It features the larger piggyback reservoir for excellent damping and fades resistance. The large diameter 270 mm of front brake system features the same disc, which is fitted to the YZ450F offering exceptional stopping power and braking control. The latest endure-specific of 18 inches containing rear wheel and tires giving an added comfort on rough trials as well as reducing the possibility of pinch flats.

Unique Key Features

  • Distance-Ready WR Ergonomics
  • Real World Tough Features
  • Electric Starter System
  • Enduro Computer
  • Bilateral Beam Aluminum Frame
  • Enduro-Ready WR450F Features
  • Embedded Graphics
  • Innovative YZ450F-Based Engine Design
  • Industry Leading KYB® Suspension

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle – Price

The new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle is come in $9,099 in Team Yamaha Blue color option. It is available from August 2017.

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle – Technical Specifications


Type 449 cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, four titanium valves
Bore x Stroke 97 mm x 60.8 mm
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Fuel Delivery Keihin® fuel injection, 44 mm
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission Wide-ratio constant-mesh 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle Specs


Suspension / Front KYB® spring-type fork having speed sensitive damping; fully adjustable, 12.2 inches wheel travel
Suspension / Rear KYB® single shock; fully adjustable, 12.5 inches wheel travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic disc, 270 mm
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 245 mm
Tires / Front 80/100-21 Dunlop® MX3S
Tires / Rear 120/90-18 Dunlop® MX3S

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle Specs


L x W x H 85.2 inches x 32.5 inches x 50.4 inches
Seat Height 38.0 inches
Wheelbase 57.7 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 26.3°
Trail 4.5 inches
Ground Clearance 12.8 inches
Fuel Capacity 2.0 gallons
Wet Weight 271 lb

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle Specs


Warranty 30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)

Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle


This article provides the full details of the new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle, and it is covered under bikescatalog.com. This is one of the powerful and high performing dirt bike that features a powerful engine which can deliver massive acceleration and torque. The chassis is compact and is light in weight giving outstanding handling experience. Those riders who prefer riding great dirt bikes should prefer the new Yamaha 2018 WR450F Dirt Motorcycle due to its excellent features.

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