Yamaha R3 Temporarily Discontinued in India

Yamaha has temporarily discontinued the R3 in India as Indian government has put a ban on the sale of BS3 vehicles in India from April 1. Yamaha has also removed the R3 from their official website in India. R3 was being imported to India as a knocked-down kit from Indonesia and it was not BS4 ready. As per the latest details available, Yamaha is working on BS4 variant of R3 in Indonesia and the updated model will be launched in India in coming months. The new edition is expected to carry new shades and graphic enhancements while the engine would stay the same 321 cc, 2-cylinder unit. Though the chances are too thin, Yamaha might also introduce ABS as an option in India.


Racing Blu (UK)

Yamaha R3 Temporarily Discontinued in India

2017 YZF-R3 comes with amazing shades (Matt Grey, Matt Black) in selective markets and the return of Racing Blue is a sure shot fact. Yamaha offers the same on all sport series motorcycles. The White shade with Yellow graphics even look exciting from every angle. The engine of Yamaha R3 comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox while addition of slipper clutch is the next big possibility. The additions and changes in the motorcycle will definitely result in higher price tag.


Matte Black (UK)

Apart from Yamaha R3, company even removed the long selling FZ16 from the official website. Its discontinuation has been confirmed as the old 153 cc engine was not converted to BS4 compliant version. The Yamaha FZ family is now fully fuel injected while SZ-RR uses the same engine with carburetor setup. They have updated the shade for every existing product except the most loved Yamaha motorcycle, the R15.

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Key Specs of Yamaha YZF-R3

  • Displacement – 321 cc
  • Maximum Power – 41.4 Bhp @ 10750 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders – 2
  • No. of Gears – 6
  • Seat Height – 780 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 160 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 169 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 14 litres
  • Top Speed – 188 kmph


Team Yamaha Blue (USA)

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Vivid White (USA)

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Matte Black (USA)