Yamaha YZF-R3 2015 India,Price,Exert Review,First Drive,Specs
YZF-R3 is nothing less than a game changer for Yamaha. The declining sales chart of few brands also pointed how aggressively people waited for the motorcycle to arrive. The heavenly feel of riding a Yamaha R-series bike cannot be denied with any point and the R3 is here to prove it right. It is now officially available in India in a single variant (non-ABS) for Rs. 3.25 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
The bike has Sharp,beautiful and tough design. The edgy R-series bikes are mostly inspired from each other and same happens to the R3. Even if you see the bike without stickers from the side and rear profile, you can guess it’s a Yamaha super sport bike. The iconic sharp tail light design and the boomerang inspired side fairing says all for the design. The headlight, though familiar, is unique and interesting. The front end is typically sharp for its intent while the headlights are bent inwards from below giving it a fresh and an aggressive feel. It’s wide from the front and brings likeable bulk to the overall design. The design has right proportions and it strikes a good balance between a sizeable and a compact motorcycle.
Engine and Suspension
The engine is sweet. It’s a parallel twin 321cc engine, liquid cooled, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder producing 42PS of maximum power @ 10750RPM and maximum torque of 29.6NM @ 9000RPM. The engine is fed by the fuel injection system which maintains optimum air-fuel ratio for smoothest throttle response and engine performance under varied riding conditions.
Yamaha has always been the best for its braking quality and suspension properties. The R3 gets a 298 mm, hydraulic disc brake for the front whereas the rear gets a hydraulic 220 mm disc brake. With precision making and high quality materials being use, the R3 gets a good brake response even when on high speeds. The front suspension of the R3 is the telescopic forks and the rear is a monoshock unit. The tuning has been done for ensuring the best possible ride quality and sharp handling at corners high speed sprints.
The R3 gets ABS in its international version, but it won’t be equipped for the domestic variant. , Yamaha R3 gets an excellent pair of disc brakes, one for the front and one for the rear. The diamond frame gets excellent stability at high speeds and passes the least possible vibrations to the rider’s body.
Yamaha YZF-R3 2015 India,Price,Exert Review,First Drive,Specs-Key Features
- Lightweight A2-licence category supersport bike
- Developed using pure R-series DNA
- Smooth, strong 321cc inline twin cylinder engine
- Slim and light chassis with agile, sporty handling
- Aggressive R-series dual headlight full fairing
- Aerodynamic bodywork with mass-forward image
- Sporty and comfortable suspension
- Strong braking performance
- ABS fitted as standard equipment
- Ready for everyday use, city or highway
Check out this video of Yamaha YZF-R3 First Drive