2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 Review

Yamaha has manufactured successful naked standard class bikes over the last the few years and has produced great models like the FZ-07 and FZ-09 (MT-07 and MT-09 abroad) making exits from the previous retro-offerings. This year, Yamaha is expected to take its models a notch higher by releasing the new 2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 that is compact and features a steel tubing frame made from trellis that tightly encloses the 41 horsepower which has a capacity of 321cc- 67.0 x 44.1mm. It has a liquid-cooled engine.

Yamaha YZF-R3

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The bike chassis components are more inclined to the traditional Japanese standards; front fork of 41mm classic unit set at 25 degrees rake to yield 95mm trail. It has a four-piston caliper, and the front brakes have a single 298mm rotor. The front tires come in 110/70-17 while the rear tire has 140/70-17. The wheelbase has a span of 54.3 inches which makes it adequate and comfortable for two-up ride. With a confidence-inspiring seat height of 30.7 inches, the rider can access the ground by his feet easily.

The YZF-R3 topped the 300cc-class of sport bikes shootout, and this made a strong statement that this model will be a force to reckon in 2016.

The 2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 Specifications

The engine- it is liquid-cooled and has four valves per Cylinder. It has a capacity of 321cc and a compression ratio of 11.2:1. It has a peak torque of 22 lb.-ft at 9000rpm. It produces maximum power of 41.4hp at an incredible 10,750rpm.

It has a diamond-colored frame that is strong enough to safeguard the bike key components

The front brakes have a single hydraulic disc of 298mm while the rear brakes have a single hydraulic disc of 220mm.

This cruiser has an overall length of 82.3 inches, an overall width of 29.3 inches, and an overall height of 40.7 inches.

2016 Yamaha YZF-R3

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Release date and price

The bike is expected to be unveiled in April 2016, and the final sale price has not been disclosed yet.

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