Yamaha India at the Auto Expo 2018 reintroduced the popular sports model the Yamaha YZF-R3 in the presence of Bollywood star and Yamaha’s brand ambassador John Abraham. The new Yamaha YZF-R3 is enabled with dual channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) technology and high grip Metzeler radial tyres. The motorcycle will be priced at Rs. 3,48,000/- (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available at select authorised Yamaha dealerships.
The model will be available in two colour variants – Racing Blue and Magma Black. The winner of industry’s most prestigious “Indian Motorcycle of the Year (IMOTY)” awards in 2016, Yamaha YZF-R3 will retain all of its original features of a twin cylinder model along with a dual channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). Its engine still makes 42.0 PS @ 10,750 RPM and 29.6 Nm @ 9,000 RPM.
On the occasion, the Chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group of companies, Mr. Motofumi Shitara said, “The success and popularity gained by the Yamaha YZF-R3 in India is a major achievement by the company. The development team has put all of their engineering skills and passion into developing this new model with dual channel ABS in order to provide improved riding experience and more excitement to the customers.”
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Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “The new version of YZF-R3 carries the testimony of Yamaha’s commitment to its customers. The award winning, twin cylinder motorcycle is now available with the dual channel ABS technology and Metzeler radial tyres that disburse extraordinary grip and high performance. Known for its riding controls and nimbleness, Yamaha is confident that the new YZF-R3 will earnestly appeal the biking enthusiasts and will continue to be the preferred choice for the customers.”