If gold is what you’re after, a 450 SX-F is what you get. Thanks to its compact engine delivering explosive but controllable power, it’s the weapon of choice for the Red Bull KTM Factory Team and their champ, Ryan Dungey. Ridden at its hardest, this bike is quick enough to rule the AMA Supercross Championship.

It's secret? Sweet handling and gut-wrenching grunt. Winners, line up here.

Technical details
Dimensions (wheelbase): 1485
Seat height / Ground clearance: 950 / 370
Weight: 100
Fuel tank capacity: 7
Engine capacity cmᶟ / Valves: 449.9 / 4
Cylinder / Cylinder diameter: 1 / 95 x 63.4
Stroke: 4
Starter: Elektric
Fuel system: Keihin electronic injection, 44mm
Transmission: MT4
Front suspension / Front suspension travel: WP-USD, AER 48, Ø 48 mm / 310
The rear suspension travel: 300
The front brake / The rear brake: Hydraulic Brembo, Disc Ø 260 mm / Disc Ø 220 mm
Front wheel: 80/100/21
Rear wheel: 110/90/19