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2008 KingQuad 450

KingQuad 450 Camo
KingQuad 450 Camo

KingQuad 450 Green
KingQuad 450 Green

KingQuad 450 Red
KingQuad 450 Red

KingQuad 450 Camo
KingQuad 450 Camo

KingQuad 450 SE

With the award-winning features of the KingQuad 750, now you can get all the features of Suzuki's flagship ATV, but in a package that offers the best value in its class. Suzuki brings all the valuable features to the class: styling, engine performance, electronic fuel injection, independent rear suspension, locking front differential and a host of other valuable features mean the KingQuad 450 leads its class in value and performance.

The KingQuad lineage is important to Suzuki and it is important that the new KingQuad 450 builds on the storied name. When the original KingQuad was introduced to the world in 1991, it was a revolutionary ATV. Revolutionary is a strong word but history has judged it to be true. At a time when solid rear axles were commonplace, Suzuki brought independent rear suspension and a locking front differential to the ATV world. At a time when a five speed transmission was the lap of luxury, KingQuad owners got the most innovative transmission on the market. High, low and super-low ranges gave the original KingQuad owners 15 drive options. The original KingQuad delivered utility performance with comfortable trail manners. The original KingQuad established Suzuki in the ATV Market.

The KingQuad 750 solidified Suzuki's legacy to the industry. Now the KingQuad 450 sets the new standard for a whole class of ATVs.

Engine Features

  • Powerful 454cc, SOHC, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine designed for a wide powerband and strong performance
  • Compact 4-valve cylinder head with large intake valves and straight intake ports for increased cylinder charging efficiency
  • Semi-gear driven valve system minimizes cam sprocket size allowing a short/narrow cylinder head design and reduced overall engine height
  • SCEM equipped cylinders allows lightweight cylinder construction without a sleeve for improved resistance to heat and friction
  • Durable, forged aluminum piston with L-shaped top compression ring for increased ring seal and flutter resistance
  • Electronic fuel injection system provides excellent throttle response, fuel efficiency and quick engine starts under all operating conditions
  • QuadMatic CVT-type automatic transmission designed for maximum versatility and convenience fender-mounted gate-type shifter operation for high/low forward ranges, plus neutral and reverse
  • Advanced engine brake system minimizes free-wheeling to reduce downhill speed
  • Electric 2WD, 4WD and differential-lock 4WD - convenient handlebar-mounted push-button controls allow the rider to easily select the right setting for any traction condition
  • Compact torque-sensing limited-slip front differential
  • High capacity aluminum radiator with large diameter cooling fan for stable engine operating temperature
  • High-mounted, snorkel-type air intake system, plus quick-access airbox and air filter for easy maintenance
  • Spin-on-type oil filter simplifies oil change maintenance

Chassis Features

  • Comfortable T-shaped seat with tapered design for rider mobility, plus thick padding for support
    Independent double A-arm front suspension with 7.1 inches of wheel travel includes large diameter shock absorbers with 5-way spring preload adjustment
  • Fully independent, I-beam rear suspension with long suspension travel (8.1 inches) includes 5-way preload adjustable shock absorbers and large diameter rear sway-bar
  • Large, 200mm diameter front disc brakes with new design single-piston calipers designed for strong, reliable braking performance
  • Sealed, multi-plate rear brake system sealed, clutch-type design provides high durability, reduced unsprung weight and low-maintenance
  • Polyethylene skid plate provides front-to-rear underside protection with minimal resistance over rocks and rough terrain
  • Automotive style gated shift lever for easy and secured operation
  • Full floorboards with aggressively serrated footpegs and mud drain holes

Utility/Convenience Features

  • Easy-to-read LCD instrument display includes speedometer (mile/km selectable), odometer, twin-trip meters, hour meter, clock, fuel gauge, drive range (H,L,N,R) and drive mode (4WD, 4WD lock) LED indicators for neutral, reverse, 4WD lock, FI/water temp. warning
  • Distinctively-styled 30W multi-reflector halogen headlights, and compact 5/21W tail light and brake light
  • High output magneto generator system and large 18-amp maintenance-free battery provides extra power for cold weather starts and additional electrical accessories
  • Fender-mounted, water resistant 12V/120W electrical accessory outlet
  • Large 4.6 gallon fuel tank positioned for a low center-of-gravity includes vacuum-operated petcock, ratchet-style fuel cap and convenient bar-type fuel gauge
  • Rugged steel-tube racks with attractive, high-quality wrinkle paint finish for increased durability and scratch resistance
  • Large 2.8 liter water resistant front storage compartment similar to Vinson 500 includes new easy-to-open/close screw-on cap
  • High towing capacity and standard center-mounted trailer hitch


  • Minimum Age: 16 Years Old


  • Engine: 454cc, SOHC, four-stroke, single cylinder, liquid-cooled
  • Bore Stroke: 84mm x 82mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Transmission: V-belt CVT automatic with high/low range sub-transmission, 2WD/4WD/4WD front differential lock
  • Final Drive: Shaft drive
  • Overall Length: 2120mm (83.5 in.)
  • Overall Width: 1210mm (47.6 in.)
  • Overall Height: 1220mm (48.0 in.)
  • Seat Height: 860mm (33.9 in.)
  • Ground Clearance: 260mm (10.2 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1280mm (50.4 in.)
  • Dry Weight: 275kg (606 lbs.)
  • Suspension Front: Independent, double A-arm, oil-damped, five preload settings
  • Suspension Rear: Independent, double A-Arm oil-damped, five preload settings
  • Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic disc
  • Brakes Rear: Sealed hydraulic disc
  • Tires Front: AT 25 x 8-12
  • Tires Rear: AT 25 x 10-12
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 17.5 liter (4.6 gal.)
  • Color: Green, Red

Specifications and features are subject to change

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