Yamaha YZF-R3 to debut on Indian shores on August 11, 2015

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Upcoming Motorcycles 2015 - Yamaha YZF-R3 - 1

It seems like the wait for the highly anticipated Yamaha YZF-R3 is about to be over. Although officially unconfirmed, if the recent reports are to be believed, this entry-level performance product from the Japanese manufacturer would debut in the Indian market on August 11, 2015. There are no reports about the MT-25/MT-03 naked roadster.

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Yamaha has equipped the new YZF-R3 with a newly developed engine and a lightweight chassis. The YZF-R3 is powered by a 321cc inline two-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that delivers 42PS of power and 29.6Nm of torque. The engine comes paired with constant mesh, 6-speed transmission. The R3 uses R-series technology which includes a direct-drive camshaft, forged pistons, carburized con rods, low-friction cylinders and much more. The Yamaha YZF-R3 will be available in two colour shades – Race Blue and Midnight Black.

2015-Yamaha-YZF-R3-Official-Details (11)

Engine
Engine type2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement321cc
Bore x stroke68.0 mm x 44.1 mm
Compression ratio11.2 : 1
Maximum power30.9 kW (42.0PS) @ 10,750 rpm
Maximum torque29.6 Nm (3.0 kg-m) @ 9,000 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
Clutch typeWet, Multiple Disc
Fuel systemFuel Injection
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmissionChain
Chassis
FrameDiamond
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel130 mm
Caster angle25º
Trail95 mm
Rear suspension systemSwingarm
Rear travel125 mm
Front brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
Front tyre110/70-17M/C 54H (Tubeless)
Rear tyre140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)
Dimensions
Overall length2,090 mm
Overall width720 mm
Overall height1,135 mm
Seat height780 mm
Wheel base1,380 mm
Minimum ground clearance160 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)169 kg
Fuel tank capacity14.0 L
Oil tank capacity2.4 L

We are really excited to hear this update and really look forward to August 11, 2015 when the motorcycle will be officially unveiled for Indian aficionados.

Source: BikeIndia

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