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2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 revealed

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Oct 16, 2018
2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 revealed

Yamaha has taken the wraps off the 2019 YZF-R3. It is expected to be launched in India sometime in the future. 

The new YZF-R3 measures 2,090 mm in length, 729 mm in width and 1,140 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 1,379 mm and the seat is set at a height of 780 mm. The bike comes with a 14 litre fuel tank.

In terms of styling, the new YZF-R3 takes inspiration from the YZR-M1 MotoGP machine. It has a twin LED headlamp with a V-shaped air-intake in the centre. The turn signals are placed on the side fairings. The fuel tank has been redesigned, while the split seat has been retained. It features a single side-mounted exhaust and a digital instrument cluster. According to Yamaha, the position of the handlebar has been changed in order to improve ergonomics. It gets an inverted telescopic fork at the front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. 

Powering the 2019 YZF-R3 is a 321cc, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that features fuel injection and lightweight pistons. The engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox via a multi-plate clutch. Yamaha hasn't disclosed the power and torque figures yet. The braking setup consists of a 298 mm disc at the front and a 220 mm disc at the rear. It comes equipped with ABS.

Courtesy:- Team BHP