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
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Yamaha has just unveiled the third generation of the YZF-R3. The 2019 Yamaha R3 will be launched globally early next year, and it should reach India later in the year. The Yamaha YZF-R3 foregoes its slightly conservative styling to adopt more much sharper design lines, and it's a looker! There doesn't seem to be be a big change in the engine as the peak torque listed is the same as its predecessor. Here is a closer look at the updates. The big update on the 2019 YZF-R3 is the sharp styling to aid better aerodynamics. Yamaha says it is heavily inspired from the litre-class YZF-R1, which itself if a derivation of the latest Factory Yamaha YMR-M1 MotoGP machine The engine is the same 321cc liquid cooled parallel twin. However, the power figure will be revealed at the time of launch, which we expect to not change much given the similar torque output The 2019 YZF-R3 features new inverted 37mm front forks from KYB. These help improve the rigidity, and damping control for a more sportier ride … [Read more...] about Image gallery: India-bound 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3
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
The new 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 was previously spotted during its pre-production test runs in Indonesia. Two test mules, sans camouflage, were seen during their road tests, hinting that the motorcycle is very close to being production ready. In the latest update, the next generation model has been revealed through leaked patent images. The leaked images reveal the updated hardware and design changes on the new 2019 model of Yamaha’s 321cc motorcycle.Also read: Yamaha developing new electric two-wheeler platform for India - ReportThe designs were filed with patent offices in Australia and Turkey.Visually, the new YZF-R3 will feature a revised fascia reminiscent of the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R15. Up front, are dual full-LED headlights with an air-intake in the centre and a more premium, upside-down telescopic suspension. The Indian-spec 2018 YZF-R15 doesn't feature the USD setup, though. We may see the same being followed for the YZF-R3.On the sides, the fairing features an all-new … [Read more...] about 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 revealed through leaked patent images
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!