The R-Series has remained one of Yamaha's most iconic and recognizable creations. In the series' history, Yamaha has taken on a number of revolutionary technical challenges as well as bold styling and design. Since its inception, the R-Series has been about tapping into and augmenting a rider's own capabilities and potential.
Passing Down R-DNA
The R3’s slim and athletic bodywork features a central air intake that’s inspired by Yamaha’s iconic race-winning M1 MotoGP® machine. Its radical good looks, aerodynamic race-bred fairing and aggressive dual LED headlights underline its pure R-Series DNA, making it the most desirable 300 on the road or track.
With a compression ratio of 11.2:1, double overhead cams (DOHC) and four-valve cylinder heads, the 321cc two-cylinder motor is designed for quick-revving performance and high-rpm efficiency. The R3’s potent engine delivers thrilling acceleration with an exciting ride and a broad spread of power.
Slim and lightweight sports chassis
The compact and lightweight chassis is manufactured with latest structural analysis technology that gives an optimum balance of strength and rigidity. The near 50/50 front/rear weight distribution and accessible seat height deliver a confident and balanced ride.
37 mm upside down front forks
Upside-down front fork with 37mm inner tubes provides good front-end feel during cornering, braking and other riding conditions. This design gives a sporty front-end feel and feedback without losing real-world comfort.
Powerful braking system with Dual Channel ABS
The 298 mm floating-mount front disc brake ensures excellent stopping power with plenty of feel at the lever, while a 220 mm floating disc handles the braking performance at the rear. Its anti-lock braking system, means precise braking and restricted wheel lockups even when bike is at a high speed. The R3 rider can ride confidently – even when traction is reduced in wet or slippery conditions.
Advanced Fully Digital LCD Meter Console
The R3 features multi-function LCD meter console that display’s information on gear position, fuel capacity, real time and average fuel economy. There’s also a water temperature gauge, clock, oil change indicator and trip meter – all presented in a clean, modern layout.
Aggressive R1-inspired face
With its glaring face, this bike is pure R-Series, featuring an aggressive front fairing and a race-type screen inspired by the iconic R1. Dual LED headlights and a central air duct work with the cross-layered fairing panels to maximise cooling airflow for the engine, making this the most outstanding supersport in the 300cc class.
Low fuel tank and handlebar position
Thanks to the low fuel tank design and low handlebars, the R3's ergonomics give a pure supersport riding experience. As well as being extremely comfortable, the riding position makes it easy to grip the machine with your knees for improved confidence, especially when you’re tucking in close to the bodywork for maximum aerodynamic efficiency.
Led flashers – front & rear
Signal your unique identity with unmissable front and back LED flashers – a perfect mash-up of style and sporty.
YZR-M1 inspired Cast Aluminium Handlebar crown
The cast aluminium handlebar crown creates an exciting view as if sitting on the M1.The design with reinforcement ribs contributes to handling and steering that feels natural.
R3 360° View
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