2018 Yamaha R3 launched in India with dual channel ABS – Price Rs 3.48 lakh

Brand ambassador of Yamaha India, John Abraham was present at the 2018 Auto Expo to launch the new Yamaha R3.

The new Yamaha R3 facelift has been launched in the India today. Price starts from Rs 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), and it comes with dual channel ABS. Instead of the MRF tyres, you now get Metzeler.

Yamaha R3 facelift gets several cosmetic upgrades, even as engine specifications remain the same. In terms of designs, the Yamaha R3 BS IV Facelift receives front twin headlamps with LEDs offering excellent illumination at night, sharp fairing, revised front fascia, side fairing and a new tail section.

The motorcycle will boast of the same riding position with optimum comforts and sporty styling while dimensions will stand at 2090mm length, 720mm width, 1135 height and seat height of 780mm. It will have kerb weight of 167 kgs and a fuel tank of 14 liter capacity.

Yamaha R3 facelift will be powered by a 321cc, in-line, twin cylinder, liquid cooled engine offering 41 bhp peak power at 10,750 rpm and 29.6 Nm torque at 9,000 rpm mated to a 6 speed transmission. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in less than 6 seconds.

The new R3 competes with the likes of KTM RC 390, Benelli TNT 302, Ninja 300 besides others in its class.

Stay tuned to Rushlane as we cover 2018 Auto Expo LIVE from India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.

Overall length2090mm
Overall width720mm
Overall height1135mm
Seat height780mm
Wheelbase1380mm
Minimum ground clearance160mm
Wet(with oil and a full fuel tank)173kg
Minimum turning radius2.7m
Engine typeLiquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve
Cylinder arrangementIn-line, 2-cylinder
Displacement321cm3
Bore & stroke68.0×44.1mm
Compression ratio11.2:1
Maximum horse power30.9kW(42.0PS)/10750r/min
Maximum torque29.6N?m(3.0kgf?m)/9000r/min
Starting system typeElectric starter
Lubrication systemWet sump
Engine oil capacity2.40L/2.53usqt/2.11Imp.qt
Fuel tank capacity14L/3.7usgal/3.1Imp.gal
Carburetor Type/Fuel supplyFuel injection
Ignition system typeTCI (transistor controlled ignition)
Spark plug modelCR8E
Battery voltage/capacity12V,7.0Ah(10HR)
Battery TypeGTZ8V
Final driveChain
Primary reduction ratio3.043 (70/23)
Secondary reduction ratio3.071 (43/14)
Clutch typeWet, multiple-disc
Transmission typeConstant mesh, 6-speed
Shift typeReturn
Gear ratio-1st gear2.500 (35/14)
Gear ratio-2nd gear1.824 (31/17)
Gear ratio-3rd gear1.348 (31/23)
Gear ratio-4th gear1.087 (25/23)
Gear ratio-5th gear0.920 (23/25)
Gear ratio-6th gear0.800 (24/30)
Frame typeDiamond
Caster angle25°00?
Trail95mm
Steering AngleLeft:34°, Right:34°
Tire size(Front)110/70R-17M/C(54H) Tubeless
Tire size(Rear)140/70R-17M/C(66H) Tubeless
Rim size(Front)17M/C × MT2.75
Rim size(Rear)17M/C × MT4.00
Brake type(Front)Hydraulic single disc brake
Brake type(Rear)Hydraulic single disc brake
Diameter of brake disk(Front)298mm
Diameter of brake disk(Rear)220mm
Inside diameter of drum / Effective radius of disc(Front)268mm
Inside diameter of drum / Effective radius of disc(Rear)189mm
Suspension type(Front)Telescopic fork
Suspension type(Rear)Swingarm
Shock absorber assembly type(Front)Coil spring/Hydraulic damper
Shock absorber assembly type(Rear)Coil spring/Hydraulic damper
Wheel travel(Front)130mm
Wheel travel(Rear)125mm
Inner tube diameter of front fork41.0mm
Headlight bulb typeHalogen bulb
Headlight12V,55W×2
Auxiliary light12V,5W×1
Brake/tail lightLED
Turn signal light(Front)12V,10W×2
Turn signal light(Rear)12V,10W×2
SpeedometerDigital
TachometerAnalog
OdometerLiquid crystal
Trip meterLiquid crystal
Water temperature meterDigital
Fuel gaugeDigital
ClockDigital
Fuel consumption indicatorEquipped
ABSEquipped

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