Yamaha YZF-R3 with MV Agusta Livery

Mar 29, 2018 - 12:26pm IST | ,   | Praveen M

The sporty Japanese bike, Yamaha YZF-R3 has gotten a beautiful, tastefully-done Italian makeover with an MV Agusta livery by Knight Auto Customizer from Chennai.

Yamaha YZF-R3 MV Agusta livery left side
The livery makes the bike look even more elegant and sporty.

The livery is similar to the one found in the original limited-edition bike, an MV Agusta F4 RC AMG. Apart from the visual treatment, they have replaced the stock levers with adjustable ones; and the handlebars get bar-end indicators as well. The front indicator on the fairing has been replaced with integrated units, for a cleaner look. The rear features a tail tidy kit which enhances the bike’s sportiness. They have removed the oversized saree guard as well, for better aesthetics. The front fender gets a wrap that looks like carbon fibre as well.

Yamaha YZF-R3 MV Agusta livery headlight
The number '37' is a reminder of the number of Constructors' World titles that MV Agusta has won.

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The bike is stock mechanically. The 320.6 cc parallel twin DOHC mill with liquid cooling and fuel injection makes 42 PS at 10,750 rpm; and 29.6 Nm at 9,000 rpm. Pairing with the engine is a 6-speed transmission. The Diamond type frame rides on a telescopic fork at the front and monoshock at the rear. The motorcycle tips the scale at 173 kg, kerb and gets a 14-litre fuel tank. The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 costs INR 3.48 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. It rivals Benelli 302R and Kawasaki Ninja 300 in its price segment. Competitors further down the price segment include KTM RC 390 and the TVS Apache RR 310.

[Source: Knight Auto Customizer via Motoroids]

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