Key Specs of Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017)
|Maximum Speed||188 Kmph|
|Power||42 bhp @ 10750 rpm|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Start||Self Start Only|
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Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017) Price
|YZF R3 (2015-2017) STD (2015-2017)321 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.3,26,000|
Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017) Specifications
|Fuel Capacity||14 L|
|Engine Type||In line 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 8-Valves, DOHC|
|Maximum Speed||188 Kmph|
Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017) Features
|LED Tail Light||Y|
Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017) User Reviews
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Yamaha YZF R3 (2015-2017) Expert Review
The Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer, Yamaha cater the speed freaks of the country with the launch of its powerful 300cc bike named as “Yamaha YZF-R3”. Since its inception, the market of entry-level performance bike saw a revolution. It has been launched at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on 11th August 2015 and imported via CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route in India.
Powering the bike is 321cc, in-line twin cylinder, a liquid-cooled motor that is linked to a 6-speed constant mesh transmission system. The bike is crafted on a diamond frame and it runs on 110/70-17M/C 54H front & 140/70-17M/C 66H rear tubeless tyres. It lacks the ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) in domestic version.
The front profile of the bike receives a signature YZF series twin sporty headlamps. The headlamp of the bike is sharp and looks aggressive that fits pretty well with the sporty silhouette. It comes with a step-up, sporty split seat that further enhances the overall aesthetics of the beast. Its instrument cluster is easy to read and informative. Talking about the rear, the machine features a sharp tail lamp with clear lens turning indicators.
Design and Features
Yamaha YZF R3 has an awesome front fascia that is seen by a YZF series signature twin headlights that provide a clear and steady beam of light. The fuel tank of the bike is sharply crafted that gives a sound riding stance as well as enhance the beauty of the beast. Furthermore, it features a well-padded and thick-cushioned split seat that provide a high-end comfort level to the rider as well as pillion. Besides this, it has been also loaded with sporty trimmed exhaust at the side that gives a high-end feel. Coming to the rear, the machine comes with an acute tail lamp section along with the clear lens turn indicators. The rear fender is long and sharp that ends up just in height with the exhaust system.
It has an overall body dimension of 2090 mm in length, 720 mm in width, 1135 mm in height that give it a respectable public appearance. It has a wheelbase of 1380 mm that offer a keen and agile handling while on the go. The minimum ground clearance of 160mm gives a stability around the corners. Talking about the instrumentation, it is easy to read and informative that display the information about an analogue tachometer, digital speedometer, trip meter, odometer, clock and fuel gauge. Apart from this, the bike has been also fitted with a huge fuel tank of 14-liter capacity. The total kerb weight is 169 kgs that make it an easy to ride and handy sporty motorcycle.
Braking and Handling
Yamaha YZF R-3 rides on 110/70-17M/C 54H front and 140/70-17M/C 66H rear sticky tubeless tyres that are further fitted over an elegant black alloy wheels. These tubeless tyres have a good adhesion on the terrains, hence makes the ride smooth. The beast comes to halt with the help of 298mm hydraulic disc brake at the front and 220mm hydraulic disc brake at the rear. The suspension system of the bike is comprises of a telescopic fork at the front and swingarm mono shock absorber at the rear, hence provide a hassle-free and convenient ride.
Safety and Features
Yamaha YZF R3 has a powerful twin headlight that incorporates Twin 55 watt halogen bulbs and provide a steady beam of light at the night even on the low rpm conditions. The tubeless tyres don’t deflate immediately in case of a puncture and reduce the chance of any mishaps, hence gives another benefit to the rider. The bike is bolted on a diamond frame that has a superb stability at high speeds and employs the least possible vibrations to the rider’s body.