Yamaha will finally be launching its highly anticipated YZF-R3 motorcycle in India. The Japanese will launch its latest sportbike in India on 11th of August, 2015.
The Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer has been testing this sportbike for a while in the country. Yamaha has already been selling the YZF-R3 in Europe as well as in the United States of America.
The naked street fighter model by Yamaha, called the MT-320, will not be offered soon and is expected by mid-2016. The MT-320 is based on Yamaha's YZF-R3 motorcycle sans fairing.
Here are the technical specifications of Yamaha YZF-R3:
- Engine: 321cc in-line two cylinder, liquid-cooled
- Horsepower: 41.42
- Torque: 29.6 Nm
- Gearbox: 6-speed constant mesh
- Top speed: 187 kph
The YZF-R3 sportbike will be offered with ABS and shares several similarities with its sibling, the YZF-R25. The manufacturer has provided a bigger displacement to take on the competition.
In India, Yamaha's YZF-R3 will compete with the KTM RC390, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the soon-to-be-launched CBR 300R from Honda. Pricing will be crucial and we are confident Yamaha will do an excellent job in this department.
Internationally Yamaha offers YZF-R3 in three colour options:
- Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver
- Rapid Red
- Raven (Black)