Yamaha’s YZF-R3 specs and details

December 2, 2014
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Details about the Yamaha YZF-R3.

The world’s leading bike manufacturer Yamaha has struck gold with their YZF-R3. This is the latest bike in the R-series, which is setting a standard in the industry for the bikes that are being made. The Yamaha YZF-R3 comfortably places itself in the supersport range, between the high-priced YZF-R125  and the fast YZF-R6.



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The bike made its debut at the AIMExpo 2014 as Yamaha surprised everyone with the new entry-level model that no one was expecting. The bike will go on sale in February and will cost $4990.

These are the specs of the bike:

  • Engine: 2-Cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
  • Displacement: 321cc
  • Bore x stroke: 68.00 mm x 44.1 mm
  • Lubrication system: Wet sump
  • Final transmission: Chain
  • Transmission system: Constant Mesh, 6-speed
  • Carburettor: Fuel Injection
  • Clutch type: Wet, Multiple disc
  • Maximum Torque: 29.6 Nm (3.0 kg-m) @ 9,000 rpm
  • Ignition system: TCI
  • Compression ratio: 11.2 : 1
  • Frame: Diamond
  • Front suspension system: Telescopic forks
  • Caster angle: 25º
  • Trail: 95 mm
  • Rear suspension system: Swingarm
  • Rear travel: 125 mm
  • Front brake: Hydraulic single disc
  • Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc
  • Rear tyre: 110/70-17M/C 54H (Tubeless)
  • Rear tyre: 140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)
  • Length: 2090 mm
  • Width: 720 mm
  • Height: 1135 mm
  • Seat height: 780 mm
  • Wheel base: 1380 mm
  • Minimum ground clearance: 160 mm
  • Oil tank capacity: 2.4 L
  • Fuel tank capacity: 14.0 L

The frame of the new R3 are steel. The new sporty look are going to be a real hit with the youth, who will be attracted to the design.


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