MXA VIDEO: WE TEST THE 2024 SUZUKI RM-Z450
In a year when only the 2024 Kawasaki KX450 and GasGas MC450 could lay claim to being all-new 450cc motocross bikes, the 2024 Suzuki RM-Z450 doesn’t stand out as much for being unchanged. Most modern motocross bikes are updated significantly, if not totally replaced, every four model years. Not so with the 2024 Suzuki RM-Z450, which saw it’s last major modifications in 2018. MXA has continued to test the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and new 2024 RM-Z450s in spite of their sameness because we feel that the RM-Z450 offers a reasonable portion of the American off-road market a bike with unique traits that would meet their needs. It has a very pleasant powerband, with the power located in the perfect part of the curve to make the bike easy to ride. It has sleek bodywork that makes it comfortable to spend time on. And, in a world dominated by ever increasing prices, the Suzuki RM-Z450 has the lowest MSRP of any brand. Are you a rider who fits the 2024 Suzuki RM-Z450s target rider profile? Whether you are or not, this MXA video will give you a solid understanding of where the RM-Z450 stands out and where it might need a little help.