Yamaha YZF-R3 launched at INR 3.25 Lakhs – IAB Report [Gallery Updated]


Aravind Jayachandran,

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Packs a 321 cc twin-cylinder engine.

Yamaha India has finally launched the high anticipated Yamaha YZF-R3 in Delhi today. The Yamaha R3 will be locally assembled with CKD kits manufactured in Indonesia. The prices (ex-showroom Delhi) start from INR 3.25 Lakhs.

Yamaha YZF-R3 front three quarter launched in Delhi at INR 3.25 Lakhs


The fully-faired Yamaha YZF-R3 sports bike features a dynamic design that looks modern yet familiar. It comes in only two color options: Racing Blue (combination of white and blue graphics) and Black Lightning (black paint job with red graphics).

The Yamaha YZF-R3 is powered by a 321 cc twin-cylinder, fuel injected engine delivering 42 PS and 29.6 Nm of torque through a 6-speed transmission. Noteworthy performance-oriented features include offset forged pistons, aluminum cylinder block for lighter weight, carburized connecting rods and a direct drive camshaft. The engine rpm redline is between 12,500 – 13,500.

Yamaha YZF-R3 instrument cluster launched in Delhi at INR 3.25 Lakhs


It weighs 169 kg (wet weight), and stopping power comes courtesy of a 298 mm disc up front and a 220 mm disc at the rear. An ABS system is offered as optional equipment. The R3’s suspension features the standard telescopic forks up front and a mono shock setup at the back.

Yamaha YZF-R3 rear quarter launched in Delhi at INR 3.25 Lakhs


The Yamaha YZF-R3 enters into an emerging bike segment that comprises of established rivals like the KTM RC390 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.

For more information, refer to the press release and official spec sheet below the galleries.

Yamaha YZF-R3 – Image Gallery

Yamaha YZF-R3 – Press Image Gallery

Yamaha YZF-R3 launched at INR 3.25 Lakhs – Press Release

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Yamaha YZF-R3 – Spec Sheet

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