A few days ago, we brought you images of the 2018 Yamaha R3 which had begun arriving at dealerships in India. Now, deliveries of the 2018 R3, which was launched during the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi last month, have begun and Motoroids reader Ajit Pawar has shared images of his new ride with us.
Said to be the first 2018 Yamaha YZF R3 in the state of Maharashtra, the new R3 arrives with a few notable changes over the outgoing model which was discontinued last year. For 2018, the new Yamaha R3 features Metzeler tyres, dual channel ABS and new decals. The model can be had in two paint jobs including Racing Blue and Magma Black.
At the heart of the 2018 Yamaha R3 is a BS-IV emission complaint 321cc, twin cylinder, liquid cooled engine. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power output of 42 PS at 10,750 rpm and a peak torque of 29.6 Nm at 9,000 rpm. This motor is paired to a six speed gearbox. Prices for the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 start at INR 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).