3rd gear: 70mph. The 321cc displacement, liquid cooled Yamaha YZF R3 produces 42 Bhp @ 10750 rpm and 29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm of maximum power and torque, respectively. Pillion comfort on both the bikes ain’t satisfying but the Ninja gets a good grab rail, giving something to hold onto for the pillion. This is important, as the bike can feel gutless below 5000rpm when you really want to press on. There’s a steep rise to the pillion pad that forms an excellent butt-stop for the pilot and leaves your passenger with a lofted vantage point. Your email address will not be published. New for 2020, the Yamaha R3 will be available in an M1-aping Icon Blue or stealthy Midnight Black. Notably, Ninja gets a larger 17-litre fuel tank compared to the 14-litre tank on the R3. A new model for 2015, this is the first time Yamaha have updated the R3 format. Combined with a comfortable seat, sitting on the R3 is a nice place to be and you would easily be able to cope with longer stints in the saddle on both motorways and rural routes. Although a more sports-orientated model than the previous machine, the R3 remains a practical all-rounder, with Yamaha keenly aware that many of the riders purchasing this machine will do so as an only mode of transport. Fair warning, she comes geared for the top end and will feel a trifle sluggish coming out of the hole. Both the Japanese rivals have a similar riding posture, comfortable and slightly leaned in attire. The Metzeler M5 radial tyres offer good grip on uneven tracks. Unfortunately, the R3 does not come installed with steel braided hoses. The stiffened springs give good feedback and are still able to soak up any potholes and speed bumps with ease. The hydraulic single disc of 298 mm at the front and hydraulic single disc of 220 mm rear is the current specification of the YZF R3 braking units, while ABS idea will be carried over soon is anticipated. The KTM has more aggressive looks and feeling, the Yamaha is smoother and almost commuter-ish in contrast, but just as much as a fun bike.

Alongside the vastly improved styling, the Indonesian-built machine has also received a new full LCD display, which replaces the part digital design on the older bike. Highway speeds are easily obtainable making the R3 a very versatile machine. The build quality is impressive and long-lasting just like the Yamaha R15. The dual head lights look bold with the stubby front can get you the style from shark sometime, yet unique for the nature of the sport bike. Though, the baby, The 300 cc monster, the Yamaha YZF R3 is now ready and going to be launched in the racing young hearts in India and beware of the YZF R3 riders. While the current BS4 Yamaha YZF-R3 costs Rs 3.51 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), expect the facelifted model to be priced at around Rs 3.7 lakh to Rs 3.9 lakh (ex-showroom). 1 owner has reviewed their YAMAHA R3 (2019 - on) and rated it in a number of areas. Even the same size of the tyres. The engineering minds of the Yamaha are seriously inspired by the aircraft and aerodynamics, in turn applied the strategy on building the YZF R3 to obey the same and performs like an air jet. If you guys have your own result please share or confirm. Yamaha YZF R3 mileage turns out to be around 22 kmpl in the city with regular traffic.