Husqvarna Motorcycles has taken the wraps off the highly anticipated 2024 FS 450, setting a new benchmark for supermoto racing motorcycles. The latest iteration of the FS 450 showcases a stunning redesign that not only enhances its appearance but also ensures outstanding performance on the track. With a focus on competition-ready components, this short circuit racer is meticulously crafted to deliver exceptional capabilities.
One of the standout features of the FS 450 is its powerful 450cc SOHC 4-stroke engine, renowned for its reliability and performance. Riders can now fine-tune the bike’s characteristics with ease, thanks to the handlebar-mounted Map Select Switch. This intuitive control allows for on-the-fly adjustments, enabling activation of Launch Control, Traction Control, and the innovative Quickshifter for seamless upshifts, even under hard acceleration.
Designed for optimal rider feedback and comfort, the FS 450 features a hydro-formed chromium molybdenum frame and a polyamide-reinforced aluminium subframe. The placement of the engine within the frame enhances mass centralization, while the latest WP suspension ensures an exceptional on-track experience for riders of all skill levels.
FS 450 is assembled using top-quality, race-tested hardware to deliver unparalleled performance. The inclusion of Alpina wheels, a Suter anti-hopping clutch, and high-performance Brembo brakes further solidifies its reputation as a racing powerhouse. Husqvarna’s commitment to quality is evident in every aspect of the FS 450, making it the most powerful, best handling, and most complete supermoto machine available on the market today.
Technical advancements for the FS 450 include a striking new grey and yellow graphics package, providing a distinctive look that will turn heads on and off the track. The addition of a high-grip seat cover further enhances control during hard acceleration, allowing riders to maintain optimal stability and focus.
To facilitate unrestricted movement, the FS 450 boasts ergonomic bodywork, enabling riders to maneuver effortlessly on the motorcycle. The hydro-formed chromium molybdenum frame has been specially designed to improve anti-squat behavior, ensuring superior handling and response.
The bike’s outstanding performance is complemented by the inclusion of a high-performance Brembo hydraulic clutch system, a quickshifter for precise upshifts, and an aluminium-polyamide hybrid subframe construction that offers calculated rigidity and exceptional durability.
The FS 450’s suspension system is equipped with a WP XACT 48 mm front fork featuring AER technology, providing progressive end-of-stroke damping. The rear shock incorporates a CFD-optimized main piston and convenient tool-free adjusters, giving riders the ability to fine-tune their suspension setup effortlessly.
Furthermore, the FS 450 features a multifunctional Map Select Switch that not only controls various performance settings but also activates the Quickshifter, Traction Control, and Launch Control features.
Completing the impressive package is a premium-quality ProTaper handlebar and an electric starter powered by a lightweight Li-Ion 2.0 Ah battery, ensuring reliable and effortless ignition.
With its unparalleled blend of power, handling, and aesthetic appeal, the 2024 Husqvarna FS 450 represents the pinnacle of supermoto racing machinery. Designed and engineered to meet the demands of professional racers and enthusiasts alike, it reinforces Husqvarna’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge motorcycles that redefine industry standards.
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