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.

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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 length 2090mm
Overall width 720mm
Overall height 1135mm
Seat height 780mm
Wheelbase 1380mm
Minimum ground clearance 160mm
Wet(with oil and a full fuel tank) 173kg
Minimum turning radius 2.7m
Engine type Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve
Cylinder arrangement In-line, 2-cylinder
Displacement 321cm3
Bore & stroke 68.0×44.1mm
Compression ratio 11.2:1
Maximum horse power 30.9kW(42.0PS)/10750r/min
Maximum torque 29.6N?m(3.0kgf?m)/9000r/min
Starting system type Electric starter
Lubrication system Wet sump
Engine oil capacity 2.40L/2.53usqt/2.11Imp.qt
Fuel tank capacity 14L/3.7usgal/3.1Imp.gal
Carburetor Type/Fuel supply Fuel injection
Ignition system type TCI (transistor controlled ignition)
Spark plug model CR8E
Battery voltage/capacity 12V,7.0Ah(10HR)
Battery Type GTZ8V
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 3.043 (70/23)
Secondary reduction ratio 3.071 (43/14)
Clutch type Wet, multiple-disc
Transmission type Constant mesh, 6-speed
Shift type Return
Gear ratio-1st gear 2.500 (35/14)
Gear ratio-2nd gear 1.824 (31/17)
Gear ratio-3rd gear 1.348 (31/23)
Gear ratio-4th gear 1.087 (25/23)
Gear ratio-5th gear 0.920 (23/25)
Gear ratio-6th gear 0.800 (24/30)
Frame type Diamond
Caster angle 25°00?
Trail 95mm
Steering Angle Left: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 fork 41.0mm
Headlight bulb type Halogen bulb
Headlight 12V,55W×2
Auxiliary light 12V,5W×1
Brake/tail light LED
Turn signal light(Front) 12V,10W×2
Turn signal light(Rear) 12V,10W×2
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Odometer Liquid crystal
Trip meter Liquid crystal
Water temperature meter Digital
Fuel gauge Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel consumption indicator Equipped
ABS Equipped

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