- Great Built Quality
- Superb Performance And Handling
- Refined Engine
- Sporty But Controversial Design
- Lacks ABS
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Yamaha YZF R3 Overview
Yamaha pitches its superb YZF-R3 against the middle weight super sport bike segment rulers KTM RC390 and Kawasaki Ninja 300, in order to snatch a chunk of attention and sales in this category. The Yamaha YZF-R3 is every bit of a game changer for the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturing major, and simply took the market by storm upon arrival. The Yamaha R3 is kind of a dream come true for the bike enthusiasts of India. The Yamaha YZF-R3 has a sporty, edgy and tough design as well as sturdy built. Its aerodynamic body structure and styling are meant to aid its performance and thrill the rider apart from charming with its visual appeal. The R3 gets the unmistakable Yamaha super sport bike design. It features the patent boomerang like side fairing and great rear end with superbly styled sharp tail light. It has a very unique front faГ§ade with a distinct headlight design headlights, though its design appeal is controversial, while sporting a very cool looking short exhaust pipe. The R3 comes equipped with an excellently refined pair of disc brakes for both its front and rear wheels for efficient braking power, as it is crucial for all superbly fast machines on wheels. While the international version comes with ABS, the Indian spec loses it due to pricing issues. The motorcycleвЂ™s sturdy diamond frame offers brilliant rigidity and stability even at high speeds, while offering very comfortable ride.
Yamaha YZF R3 Engine & Transmission
The Yamaha YZF-R3 is equipped with 321 cc, 2 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled DOHC powertrain. The extremely refined engine is good to generate a max power of 41.4 BHP at 10750 rpm and a top torque of 29.6 NM at 9000 rpm. The engine has been skillfully is coupled with a smooth 6 speed transmission gearbox.
Yamaha YZF R3 Mileage
Being a fully performance oriented motorcycle model the Yamaha R3 is capable of returning a certified maximum fuel efficiency of 23.68 km per liter.
Yamaha YZF R3 Performance and Handling
Typical to all the Yamaha R-series motorcycle models, the YZF-R3 bike also comes with an undeniably mesmerizing performance that can make its rider forget everything else. The high performance DNA in the R3 works best in aid with the lightweight yet super sturdy built quality. This makes the bike even quicker, responsive and agile. It has the capability to reach the speed of 100 kmph from a standstill position in only 6 seconds. The bikeвЂ™s excellently refined twin cylinder engine offers better performance than most of its single cylinder rivals, and offers a top speed of 188 kmph. The Japanese two-wheeler maker made its R3 a complete performance bike with splendid ride quality and awesome handling. The R3вЂ™s super strong and lightweight diamond frame offers great rigidity while making the bike more responsive at the same time. It can handle sharp turns excellently even on high speeds. The bike is a complete package and offers superb performance, handling and maneuverability be it tracks or roads.