While Malaysian riders await the launch of the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R25 – launched in Jakarta, Indonesia in October, 2018 – the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 gets an official accessories package. This includes an additional Sports Pack which features a taller wind shield. The YZF-R3 is claimed to be 8 km/h faster than the previous model and carries a 321 cc, liquid-cooled parallel twin that puts out 42 PS at 10,750 rpm and 29.6 Nm of torque at 9,000 rpm. Weighing in at 169 kg, Yamaha says the YZF-R3 has 50-50 weight distribution to give optimum handling. New for both the YZF-R3 and R25 is 37 mm diameter upside-down front forks and revised rear monoshock. Fuel for the YZF-R3 is carried in a 14-litre tank and seat height is 780 mm. Accessories for the YZF-R3, which will translate to the YZF-R25 when it is launched in Malaysia, include race-style alloy footpegs, swingarm bobbins and LED indicators to complement the LED head and tail lights. Also available is an Akrapovic exhaust and in the … [Read more...] about 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 gets official accessories
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The 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 is on display at the 2018 Thai Motor Expo in the Yamaha Racing Blue colour option. This model is highly relevant as an Economic Times report, dated November 26, stated that Yamaha would move away from the mass motorcycle market and concentrate on premium products in India while the 100-110cc motorcycles will be exported to markets like Africa and Latin America.Also read: KTM 125 Duke vs. Yamaha R15 V3.0 - Price, features & spec comparisonYamaha has been clocking positive sales in the premium motorcycle market thanks to the YZF-R15 V3.0, that registered a year-on-year growth of 231% growth last month.Regular readers would have seen our detailed report on the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 when it was unveiled last month. The YZF-R3 (and YZF-R25) are built around a steel tubular chassis instead of the Deltabox frame that underpins rest of the YZF-R series models. The revised fascia features dual LED headlights and an updated fairing that Yamaha calls "cross-layered". … [Read more...] about India-bound 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 at the Thai Motor Expo
A Yamaha YZF-R3 from Vietnam has received a custom livery and AMG decals. The paint scheme and the AMG decals that run across the fairing and the fuel tank is something that we’re used to seeing on special edition MV Agusta motorcycles.Also read: Yamaha YZF-R15 transformed into a BMW S1000RR HP4 RaceThe custom livery features red and white paint with highlights of blue across the motorcycle. At the front, the motorcycle retains its twin-pod headlight. However, the illumination department gets an upgrade in the form of two auxiliary lights that are installed on either side of the aftermarket windscreen. A ‘R3’ logo occupies the front centre of the fairing.On the sides, the motorcycle features the aforementioned AMG logo that is accompanied by Yamaha branding. The aftermarket crashguards and the aftermarket exhaust system that replaces the stock, compact canister are also visible here.The motorcycle retains the stock design. Steering duties are performed … [Read more...] about Yamaha YZF-R3 wears custom graphics and AMG decals
The Yamaha YZF-R3 has received a marginal price hike of INR 1,000 in India. The motorcycle now retails at INR 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The BS-IV compliant motorcycle was launched in India for INR 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) at Auto Expo 2018. For that money, buyers get the safety net of ABS as standard.Also read: All-new 2019 Yamaha YZF-R125 gets full LED headlight, new design & much moreIn addition to a BS-IV compliant motor and dual-channel ABS, the Yamaha YZF-R3 had received Metzeler SPORTEC M5 INTERACT tyres and new graphics for 2018.The Yamaha YZF-R3 sports a 321 cc, twin cylinder, liquid cooled engine that produces 42 PS at 10,750 rpm and 29.6 Nm of torque at 9,000 rpm. This engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. A 298 mm hydraulic single disc at the front and a 220 mm hydraulic single disc at the rear provide the stopping power.Yamaha is working on a new YZF-R3 that will come with a long list of upgrades, for MY2019. The new model will feature dual full-LED … [Read more...] about Yamaha YZF-R3 gets a marginal price hike in India
Japanese motorcycle scoop generators Young Machine are reporting that the Yamaha YZF-R25 is set for a full model change in 2019. This is important for us because the YZF-R3 we get was derived from that same platform which debuted in 2014. The Yamaha YZF-R3's sales were interrupted by the switch from BSIII to BSIV but the motorcycle returned with ABS at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Yamaha is known to be a sweet-natured motorcycle with its 42PS complemented by great dynamics and manners as well as real street-friendly comfort despite the sporty riding position. And now, let's see what to expect in the new update - the Kawasaki Ninja 400 and the KTM RC390 in India, after all. The new Yamaha YZF-R3 will take after the R15 v3 in getting closer to the design and looks of the current R1 and the more recent new R6 (Image source: YoungMachine) Variable valve actuation Honda took a fairly high-price route for their CBR250RR adding a lot of technology for a motorcycle that plays in this class. But the … [Read more...] about 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 could feature variable valve timing, USD forks and more!