Yamaha YZF R3
- Engine: 321 Cc
- Mileage: 22 Kmpl
- Power: 41 bhp
- Weight: 167 Kg
Yamaha YZF R3 Overview
Yamaha Motor India has recently launched the updated Yamaha YFZ R3 motorbike in the Indian automobile market. The full-faired offering has made a comeback to the Indian market by getting some additional subtle changes in the latest bike model. There are not many mechanical changes to the Yamaha YFZ R3 2018 other than the updates to the BS4 emission norms in addition to the new colour schemes – Black & Blue colour shades. Moreover, the addition of ABS has also enhanced the value of the latest bike model.
Yamaha YZF R3 Engine & Transmission
Powering the Yamaha YFZ R3 bike is the 321cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin, BS-IV compliant engine. The engine churns out 42 PS of power @ 10,750 rpm and 26.9 Nm of peak torque @ 9,000 rpm. The engine of the Yamaha YFZ R3 bike has been coupled to the 6-speed transmission gearbox.
Yamaha YZF R3 Braking & Safety
On the suspension front, the bike’s features remain the same to that of the predecessor model. The bike retains the suspension assembly featuring the 41 mm Kayaba front forks along with pre-load adjustable shock absorbers at the rear end. The 17-inch alloy wheels of the bike are shod with 110/70 –R17 & 140/70 –R17 sections tyres present at the front & the rear end respectively. In terms of the braking duties, the Yamaha YFZ R3 2018 features 298mm disc brakes at the front. The rear end of the bike comes with the 220 mm disc brakes.
Yamaha YZF R3 Competitors
The all-new Yamaha YFZ R3 2018 bike competes against the likeness of the models like the DSK Benelli 302R, Kawasaki Ninja 300, the KTM RC 390, and TVS Apache RR 310 models in the given segment.
Yamaha YZF R3 Mileage
With an engine displacement of 321cc, the Yamaha YFZ R3 bike claims to be offering the top speed of 188 km/hr. The latest Yamaha YFZ R3 bike is the lightweight superbike that packs the BS-IV compliant with additional features that aim to enhance the overall riding experience. In terms of the new additions to the bike, the Yamaha YFZ R3 bike also receives the fresh set of the specialized Metzeler M5 tyres for an excellent overall performance. For the rest of the components, the bike retains its instrument cluster, suspension assembly, and other features.
Yamaha YZF R3 Performance and Handling
For ensuring top-notch riding performance to the Yamaha YFZ R3 riders, the bike has been built on the Diamond frame and displays a kerb weight of 173 kg. The Yamaha YFZ R3 2018 continues to be a highly sought-after bike model in the Indian markets as it is preferred for several touring capabilities.
Yamaha YZF R3 What we think
With its initial launch price at 3.48 Lakhs INR, the new-generation Yamaha YFZ R3 2018 bike model is considered to be an affordable option in its given segment with high-end features like ABS & high peak power figure.
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