First Look: 2023 Husky FC450 Rockstar Version

7 hours in the past | Phrases: Andy Wigan | Images: Husqvarna Bikes

Exhausting on the heels of Austrian stablemate, KTM, unveiling their 2023-model 450SX-F Manufacturing unit Version, Husqvarna has launched pictures of their newest race group duplicate bike, the 2023 FC450 Rockstar Version, together with a bunch of information concerning the race-tested technical enhancements this weapon comes with…

The most recent manufacturing facility group duplicate machine is provided with a brand new silencer, wheels, protecting components, and revised suspension settings, which give riders of all skills a definitive on-track benefit. Retaining its class-leading efficiency, the FC450 Rockstar Version is completed with the most recent Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing unit Racing graphics.

Revised shim stack settings contained in the WP XACT 48mm entrance forks and XACT rear shock improve the steadiness of the FC450 Rockstar Version to make sure improved stability at excessive pace with out affecting its confirmed cornering agility. This thought-about refinement boosts self-confidence, permitting all ranges of riders to grasp the racetrack with full confidence whereas persistently posting quicker lap occasions.

All riders can simply customise how the 450cc SOHC engine performs relying on both their desire or observe situations by utilizing the handlebar-mounted Map Choose Swap. The intuitive, multifunctional instrument homes clearly marked buttons to interact one in every of two pre-set engine maps, activate launch management and traction management, and allow Quickshifter for seamless upshifts, even when below heavy load.

The FC450 Rockstar Version is expertly assembled and comes full with an prolonged listing of competition-focused Technical Equipment. Adjustable Manufacturing unit Racing triple clamps, an FMF Racing Manufacturing unit 4.1 silencer, and Manufacturing unit Racing wheels headline the {hardware} with a Manufacturing unit Begin machine, Guts Racing high-grip seat cowl, ProTaper handlebar, and mushy ODI grips providing assured consolation and management.


• New Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing unit Racing graphics
• New Manufacturing unit Racing wheelset with Excel Takasago rims and black-anodised CNC machined hubs
• New FMF Racing Manufacturing unit 4.1 silencer
• New 2K Carbon composite skidplate for prolonged engine and body safety
• New 2K Carbon composite entrance brake disc guard for added safety
• Up to date suspension settings for improved steadiness and luxury
• Bodywork designed to encourage simpler rider motion on the bike
• Hydro-formed chromium molybdenum body for improved anti-squat behaviour
• Die-cast aluminium swingarm supplies energy and flex at a low weight
• 450cc SOHC engine supplies class-leading efficiency
• Quickshift performance ensures seamless up-shifting
• Excessive-performance Brembo hydraulic clutch system
• Aluminium-polyamide hybrid subframe development supplies particularly calculated rigidity and superior sturdiness

• WP XACT 48mm entrance fork with AER know-how supply extra progressive end-of-stroke damping
• WP XACT rear shock designed with CFD optimised predominant piston and tool-free adjusters
• Multifunctional map change which prompts the Quickshifter, traction management, and launch management
• Manufacturing unit Racing CNC-machined triple clamps with adjustable offset (20 – 22mm)
• Pre-installed Manufacturing unit begin machine
• Smooth, gray ODI lock-on grips for consolation
• Guts Manufacturing unit Racing high-grip seat cowl
• Premium-quality ProTaper handlebar and bar pad
• Electrical starter powered by a light-weight Li-Ion 2.0Ah battery

Guaranteeing all riders are absolutely outfitted for his or her subsequent occasion, a concise, high-quality number of race-team impressed informal clothes has been created. With two kinds out there throughout the vary of t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, and headwear, riders can select to precise their ardour for Husqvarna Bikes or replicate the identical pit presence as Rockstar Power Husqvarna Manufacturing unit Racing.

The 2023 FC450 Rockstar Version will probably be out there in restricted numbers from April, 2023, in Australia and New Zealand by authorised Husqvarna Bikes dealerships.