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Yamaha YZF-R3 to launch in India on 11 August 2015

Yamaha YZF-R3

General Information

Yamaha Corporation is a famous Japanese multinational conglomerate and which has a very wide range of products and services and mainly wishlist deals in motorcycles, musical instruments, sports equipment and power electronics. It was founded by Torakusu Yamaha in 1887 as a reed organ and piano manufacturing company by the name of Nippon Gakki Company, Limited, which was incorporated only a year later, in 1897. It is based in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. Yamaha YZF-R3 is expected to be launched in India in August 2015 (according to a report by the BBC TopGear). Let’s see what Yamaha is going to offer this amazing sport bike. autos

Design and Style

The Yamaha R3 is a lightweight class A2-license supersport motorcycle that turns heads mass. It develops through DNA pure R series which retains its identity. While the thin and lightweight chassis, agile sporty handling makes it a perfect runner. Moreover, aggressive R series of double lighthouse and full fairing makes it an eye catcher almost everywhere. The revolutionary design of the fuel tank conducts R-series language and the subtle pleasure knee. The aerodynamic body with mass forward looking sexy image. More or less the bike resembles the old R25 but also shows that the presence itself also. Use the tubular diamond frame It offers user-friendly ergonomics. A multi-fold envelope full fairing YZF-R3 gives a muscular profile. The bike offers a comfortable driving position and the clip-on handlebar offers a sports hall style. In general, the Yamaha YZF-R3 is very impressive and enjoyable cycling in grand style.

Instrument Panel

Yamaha YZF-R3 comes equipped with a digital-analog console that looks fashionable instruments. The panel has a digital speedometer, dual trip meter, fuel gauge and I odometer. It also has an analog tachometer with white needle which improves their appearance.

Dimensions and tank capacity

Yamaha R3 has a length of 2,090 mm, width of 720 mm and a height of 1,135 mm dimension as their figures. It weighs about 169 kg. The bike has a large fuel tank with a capacity of 14 liters capacity along with oil reservoir 2.4L.

Engine and transmission

Yamaha YZF-R3 is powered by a 321cc, liquid-cooled, soft and strong engine, casting a maximum power of 41.4 Bhp done at 10,750 rpm and maximum torque of 29.6 He made Nm at 9000 rpm. This 2-cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke, DOHC is mated to a manual transmission six-speed constant mesh and wet clutch system, multiple disk. It has a bore and stroke of 60 and 44.1, respectively. The system uses wet sump lubrication, fuel injection type carburetor, electric starter and TCI ignition system.

Brakes and suspension

The sporty and comfortable suspension with telescopic forks at the front and the swing in the back makes it a good performance on the road. It has a front wheel 130 mm travel and 125 mm of rear travel. 298 mm twin hydraulic disc brakes at the front and 220 mm, individual hydraulic disc brakes at the rear are there to handle ABS braking duties.The installed as standard equipment, ready for daily use, city or highway.


The bike has a minimum ground clearance of 160 mm and an extended wheelbase of 1,380 mm. These two make the bike stable around the edges and corners of the city. There  is a great fun motorcycle riding this amazing supercar.

Shadows and expected price

The Yamaha R3 will be available in three attractive colors: Race Blue, Midnight Black and Red Rapid. The expected price of this bike is INR 2.75 to 3.00 lakhs (ex showroom, New Delhi) may vary.

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