Image Gallery: 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 showcased internationally - India bound?
2019 could be a game-changing year for Yamaha motorcycles India. With the launch of the Yamaha MT-15, Yamaha hints on their plans to focus again on their sporty offering. That said, Yamaha motorcycles India could bring the second generation Yamaha YZF-R3 to our markets sometime in the second half of 2019. However, the Japanese bike makers have showcased (which could be India bound) the new Yamaha YZF-R3 at the Bangkok Motor Show.
The second generation YZF-R3 stays true to the family design and is styled on the line of its elder sibling, the Yamaha YZF-R6
Internationally the motorcycle is sold in three colour options - Blue, White and Matte Black
Up front, the bike gets ram-air intake and the headlamps are all LED units
For the second generation model, Yamaha has redesigned the instrument cluster which is now a fully digital unit
The rider's triangle is more committed than before - thanks to lowered clip-on handlebars and raised footpegs
The 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 is based on the same platform as its predecessor but gets upside-down forks in the front
The motorcycle continues to use an in-line twin-cylinder 321cc engine which produces 42PS and 29.6Nm
Internationally, Yamaha offers Dunlop tyres on the bike, however, in India we may expect the same Metzelers
Internationally, the bike is sold with an optional ABS, however, in India, the YZF-R3 will be offered with ABS as standard
Internationally, the bike is sold with an optional ABS, however, in India, the YZF-R3 will be offered with ABS as a standard equipment
Starts Rs 3,50,180
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