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2021 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition
2021 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Husqvarna
Husqvarna
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
FC 450 Rockstar Edition
FC 450 Rockstar Edition
Model Code
FC450ROCKSTAREDITION
FC450ROCKSTAREDITION
Color
Black / Yellow / White
Black / Yellow / White

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 10.23 in. (260 mm) Disc

Rear - 8.7 in. (220 mm) Disc

Front - 10.23 in. (260 mm) Disc

Rear - 8.7 in. (220 mm) Disc

Dimensions

Weight
Without Fuel - 222.6 lb. (101 kg)
Without Fuel - 222.6 lb. (101 kg)
Ground Clearance
14.5 in. (370 mm)
14.5 in. (370 mm)
Seat Height
37.4 in. (950 mm)
37.4 in. (950 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
5-speed
5-speed
Chain
5/8 x 1/4 in.
5/8 x 1/4 in.

Engine

Engine
4-stroke
4-stroke
Cylinders
Single
Single
Displacement
449 cc
449 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 x 2.5 in. (95 x 63.4 mm)
3.7 x 2.5 in. (95 x 63.4 mm)
Clutch
Wet, DDS multi-disc, Magura hydraulics
Wet, DDS multi-disc, Magura hydraulics
Ignition
Keihin EMS
Keihin EMS
Starting
Electric
Electric
Fuel Capacity
Approx. - 1.85 gal. (7 l)
Approx. - 1.85 gal. (7 l)

Operational

Frame
Chrome-moly tubular space, powder-coated
Chrome-moly tubular space, powder-coated
Front Suspension

WP XACT-USD, Ø 48 mm

Travel - 12.2 in. (310 mm)

WP XACT-USD, Ø 48 mm

Travel - 12.2 in. (310 mm)

Rear Suspension

WP XACT Monoshock with linkage

Travel - 11.8 in. (300 mm)

WP XACT Monoshock with linkage

Travel - 11.8 in. (300 mm)

Rake
63.9 °
63.9 °

Features

Absolute control

  • FUNCTIONAL BODYWORK: The FC 450 Rockstar Edition features bodywork which clearly showcases Husqvarna Motorcycles innovative design direction in offroad motorcycles. The ergonomics are specifically tailored to deliver greater comfort and control, enabling riders to perform at the highest level for extended periods of time. The seat line and high grip seat cover deliver superior comfort and control in all conditions.
  • WP XACT SUSPENSION: The WP XACT 48 mm split air fork features a capsuled air spring and pressurized oil chamber for progressive and consistent damping. Oil and air bypasses reduce pressure peaks and in combination with the midvalve damping system, the fork provides exceptional feedback and rider comfort. Damping is easily adjusted via the single air pressure valve for pre-load (on the left leg), using the supplied fork pump. Compression and rebound fine-tuning are handled with tool-free easy access clickers with 30 clicks (on the right leg). Standard on the FC 450 Rockstar Edition, the mechanical holeshot device compresses the front forks and minimizes front wheel lift off the start. Together with the fully adjustable WP XACT rear shock, Husqvarna offers superior suspension performance and feeling.
  • PRO TAPER HANDLEBAR: The ProTaper handlebar is second to none for function and style. Manufactured to exacting standards, the Pro Taper handlebar features class-leading fatigue resistance at a minimal weight. The handlebar bend further increases comfort by improving the pressure point on the rider's hands.
  • FACTORY WHEEL SET: Anodised D.I.D. DirtStar rims are matched to anodized, full-milled hubs to offer maximum weight savings and optimized handling and stability in challenging terrain. The 36 spoke design includes anodized, aluminum spoke nipples for further weight savings while maintaining the highest durability. The wheels are fitted with DUNLOP MX33 Motocross tyres with proven "block-within-a-block" design for more progressive cornering and superior grip.

Advanced Electronics

  • CONNECTIVITY UNIT: The Connectivity Unit is required to provide connectivity features such as motorcycle status information which allows the rider to monitor the condition of the battery and engine operating hours. Additionally, all engine mapping adjustments and suspension recommendations are enabled through the myHusqvarna app. The key highlights of the myHusqvarna app are two main engine modes - Prime and Advanced. These options let riders of all abilities accurately set-up their engine's performance according to their specific requirements and track conditions. Depending on the mode, riders can further modify Engine Brake, Throttle Response, Traction and Launch Control, based on personal preferences.
  • MAP SWITCH: Optimised for easy operation, the map switch selects between two engine maps, operates launch control and activates a traction control feature. Traction control works by analyzing throttle input from the rider and the rate at which the RPM increases. If the RPM increases too quickly, the system will register a loss of grip and reduce the amount of power to the rear wheel ensuring maximum traction.
  • 44 MM THROTTLE BODY: The FC 450 Rockstar Edition features a 44 mm Keihin throttle body. The injector is positioned to ensure the most efficient flow into the combustion chamber while to ensure optimal throttle response the throttle cable is mounted directly without a throttle linkage providing more immediate throttle response and feeling.
  • ELECTRIC START AND LI-ION BATTERY: Along with the benefit of an easy electric starting system, a lightweight Li-Ion 2.0 Ah battery is fitted to the FC 450. The Li-Ion battery weighs approx. 2.2 lb less than a conventional lead battery meaning the convenience of electric starting is delivered while keeping overall weight to a minimum.

Superior quality

  • BREMBO BRAKES: The highest level of braking performance is delivered with class-leading Brembo brake calipers and controls. The 260 mm floating front and 220 mm solid rear discs offer superior stopping power instilling confidence in any condition. A standard front disc protector is fitted to protect the brake disc from possible damage.
  • FACTORY CNC MACHINED TRIPLE CLAMPS: Made from high-grade aluminium, the Factory CNC machined triple clamps feature optimally tuned steering stem stiffness, perfect alignment of the fork tubes and precise geometry of the fork clamping with no ovalization of the outer fork tube, ensuring highly responsive and smooth fork action. Maximum gains in handling are provided by simple offset adjustment of 20 or 22 mm.
  • BREMBO HYDRAULIC CLUTCH: The new Brembo S.p.A. hydraulic clutch system guarantees even wear and improved reliability for almost maintenance-free operation and perfect modulation in every condition. This means that play is constantly compensated so that the pressure point and function of the clutch remain identical in cold or hot conditions, as well as over time.
  • DDS CLUTCH: The FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION features a Dampened Diaphragm Steel (DDS) clutch, which includes a single-diaphragm steel pressure plate instead of traditional coil springs. It integrates a damping system for better traction and durability. The clutch basket is a single-piece CNC-machined steel component that allows the use of thin steel liners and contributes to the compact design of the engine. The billet REKLUSE clutch cover is used by the Husqvarna Factory Racing team and delivers that unmistakable factory look while also being very lightweight and robust.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL FRAME: The hydro-formed, laser-cut and robot-welded frame is expertly constructed to harness specifically calculated parameters of longitudinal and torsional flex and features an increase in rigidity resulting in improved rider feedback, energy absorption and stability. The frame is finished off in a premium black powder coating with a carbon fibre reinforced engine protector and standard frame protectors guaranteeing superior protection and durability.

Unparalleled performance

  • POWERFUL ENGINE: The SOHC cylinder head is incredibly compact and lightweight using a short profile with the camshaft located as close to the center of gravity as possible, significantly improving handling and agility. The lightweight valves are actauted via a rocker arm and feature timing specifically designed to deliver precise levels of torque and throttle response.
  • PISTON AND CONROD: Replicating the advanced technology used by the Husqvarna motorsport department, the CP forged box in box piston features a hard anodized compression ring groove with an optimized cam and barrel profile while the new Pankl conrod features a bushing on the piston end reducing friction on the connecting pin resulting in the highest level of performance and reliability.
  • FMF EXHAUST SYSTEM: The Factory 4.1 RCT Muffler incorporates the latest in FMF Resonance Chamber Technology™ both internally and externally and features a blue anodised titanium muffler body with a carbon end cap. In addition, it offers a shorter overall length that is less susceptible to damage and moves the muffler closer to the engine to centralize mass. The Factory 4.1 RCT is constructed from aerospace grade materials that meet exacting specifications and is manufactured 100% at FMF's Southern California factory.
  • CARBON FIBER SUBFRAME: The composite subframe is a design unique to Husqvarna Motorcycles showcasing advanced technologies and innovation. Using 70% polyamide and 30% carbon fiber, the 2 piece subframe weighs in at just over 2.2 lbs (1 kg). As carbon fiber is renowned for its light weight and high strength, the subframe is remarkably robust with specific rigidity engineered into the subframe to deliver optimal handling and rider ergonomics.
  • INTERCHANGEABLE AIRBOX COVER: Designed with precisely positioned inlet ducts aimed at reducing drag and air flow deformation, the airbox ensures unrestricted airflow with maximum filter protection. The TWIN AIR filter is easily accessed without tools, by simply removing the left side panel for easy maintenance. Offering further performance customisation, the FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION is delivered with an additional airbox cover that can be changed without the use of any tools for a sharper throttle response according to rider preference or track conditions.

Absolute control

  • FUNCTIONAL BODYWORK: The FC 450 Rockstar Edition features bodywork which clearly showcases Husqvarna Motorcycles innovative design direction in offroad motorcycles. The ergonomics are specifically tailored to deliver greater comfort and control, enabling riders to perform at the highest level for extended periods of time. The seat line and high grip seat cover deliver superior comfort and control in all conditions.
  • WP XACT SUSPENSION: The WP XACT 48 mm split air fork features a capsuled air spring and pressurized oil chamber for progressive and consistent damping. Oil and air bypasses reduce pressure peaks and in combination with the midvalve damping system, the fork provides exceptional feedback and rider comfort. Damping is easily adjusted via the single air pressure valve for pre-load (on the left leg), using the supplied fork pump. Compression and rebound fine-tuning are handled with tool-free easy access clickers with 30 clicks (on the right leg). Standard on the FC 450 Rockstar Edition, the mechanical holeshot device compresses the front forks and minimizes front wheel lift off the start. Together with the fully adjustable WP XACT rear shock, Husqvarna offers superior suspension performance and feeling.
  • PRO TAPER HANDLEBAR: The ProTaper handlebar is second to none for function and style. Manufactured to exacting standards, the Pro Taper handlebar features class-leading fatigue resistance at a minimal weight. The handlebar bend further increases comfort by improving the pressure point on the rider's hands.
  • FACTORY WHEEL SET: Anodised D.I.D. DirtStar rims are matched to anodized, full-milled hubs to offer maximum weight savings and optimized handling and stability in challenging terrain. The 36 spoke design includes anodized, aluminum spoke nipples for further weight savings while maintaining the highest durability. The wheels are fitted with DUNLOP MX33 Motocross tyres with proven "block-within-a-block" design for more progressive cornering and superior grip.

Advanced Electronics

  • CONNECTIVITY UNIT: The Connectivity Unit is required to provide connectivity features such as motorcycle status information which allows the rider to monitor the condition of the battery and engine operating hours. Additionally, all engine mapping adjustments and suspension recommendations are enabled through the myHusqvarna app. The key highlights of the myHusqvarna app are two main engine modes - Prime and Advanced. These options let riders of all abilities accurately set-up their engine's performance according to their specific requirements and track conditions. Depending on the mode, riders can further modify Engine Brake, Throttle Response, Traction and Launch Control, based on personal preferences.
  • MAP SWITCH: Optimised for easy operation, the map switch selects between two engine maps, operates launch control and activates a traction control feature. Traction control works by analyzing throttle input from the rider and the rate at which the RPM increases. If the RPM increases too quickly, the system will register a loss of grip and reduce the amount of power to the rear wheel ensuring maximum traction.
  • 44 MM THROTTLE BODY: The FC 450 Rockstar Edition features a 44 mm Keihin throttle body. The injector is positioned to ensure the most efficient flow into the combustion chamber while to ensure optimal throttle response the throttle cable is mounted directly without a throttle linkage providing more immediate throttle response and feeling.
  • ELECTRIC START AND LI-ION BATTERY: Along with the benefit of an easy electric starting system, a lightweight Li-Ion 2.0 Ah battery is fitted to the FC 450. The Li-Ion battery weighs approx. 2.2 lb less than a conventional lead battery meaning the convenience of electric starting is delivered while keeping overall weight to a minimum.

Superior quality

  • BREMBO BRAKES: The highest level of braking performance is delivered with class-leading Brembo brake calipers and controls. The 260 mm floating front and 220 mm solid rear discs offer superior stopping power instilling confidence in any condition. A standard front disc protector is fitted to protect the brake disc from possible damage.
  • FACTORY CNC MACHINED TRIPLE CLAMPS: Made from high-grade aluminium, the Factory CNC machined triple clamps feature optimally tuned steering stem stiffness, perfect alignment of the fork tubes and precise geometry of the fork clamping with no ovalization of the outer fork tube, ensuring highly responsive and smooth fork action. Maximum gains in handling are provided by simple offset adjustment of 20 or 22 mm.
  • BREMBO HYDRAULIC CLUTCH: The new Brembo S.p.A. hydraulic clutch system guarantees even wear and improved reliability for almost maintenance-free operation and perfect modulation in every condition. This means that play is constantly compensated so that the pressure point and function of the clutch remain identical in cold or hot conditions, as well as over time.
  • DDS CLUTCH: The FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION features a Dampened Diaphragm Steel (DDS) clutch, which includes a single-diaphragm steel pressure plate instead of traditional coil springs. It integrates a damping system for better traction and durability. The clutch basket is a single-piece CNC-machined steel component that allows the use of thin steel liners and contributes to the compact design of the engine. The billet REKLUSE clutch cover is used by the Husqvarna Factory Racing team and delivers that unmistakable factory look while also being very lightweight and robust.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL FRAME: The hydro-formed, laser-cut and robot-welded frame is expertly constructed to harness specifically calculated parameters of longitudinal and torsional flex and features an increase in rigidity resulting in improved rider feedback, energy absorption and stability. The frame is finished off in a premium black powder coating with a carbon fibre reinforced engine protector and standard frame protectors guaranteeing superior protection and durability.

Unparalleled performance

  • POWERFUL ENGINE: The SOHC cylinder head is incredibly compact and lightweight using a short profile with the camshaft located as close to the center of gravity as possible, significantly improving handling and agility. The lightweight valves are actauted via a rocker arm and feature timing specifically designed to deliver precise levels of torque and throttle response.
  • PISTON AND CONROD: Replicating the advanced technology used by the Husqvarna motorsport department, the CP forged box in box piston features a hard anodized compression ring groove with an optimized cam and barrel profile while the new Pankl conrod features a bushing on the piston end reducing friction on the connecting pin resulting in the highest level of performance and reliability.
  • FMF EXHAUST SYSTEM: The Factory 4.1 RCT Muffler incorporates the latest in FMF Resonance Chamber Technology™ both internally and externally and features a blue anodised titanium muffler body with a carbon end cap. In addition, it offers a shorter overall length that is less susceptible to damage and moves the muffler closer to the engine to centralize mass. The Factory 4.1 RCT is constructed from aerospace grade materials that meet exacting specifications and is manufactured 100% at FMF's Southern California factory.
  • CARBON FIBER SUBFRAME: The composite subframe is a design unique to Husqvarna Motorcycles showcasing advanced technologies and innovation. Using 70% polyamide and 30% carbon fiber, the 2 piece subframe weighs in at just over 2.2 lbs (1 kg). As carbon fiber is renowned for its light weight and high strength, the subframe is remarkably robust with specific rigidity engineered into the subframe to deliver optimal handling and rider ergonomics.
  • INTERCHANGEABLE AIRBOX COVER: Designed with precisely positioned inlet ducts aimed at reducing drag and air flow deformation, the airbox ensures unrestricted airflow with maximum filter protection. The TWIN AIR filter is easily accessed without tools, by simply removing the left side panel for easy maintenance. Offering further performance customisation, the FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION is delivered with an additional airbox cover that can be changed without the use of any tools for a sharper throttle response according to rider preference or track conditions.