How fast is 2017 Yamaha YZF R3 in road race?
Watch this video to find out…
video courtesy of tedd marante
The new lightweight YZF-R3 is an ideal entry point for supersport riders and a seamless solution for YZF-R15 or other small capacity owners who are looking to move up.
With its lightweight chassis as well as a smooth, powerful and efficient 321cc inline twin cylinder engine, this aggressively styled sports bike is designed for daily use in urban and highway situations.
Yamaha’s R-series models are world famous for their advanced technology, supersport pedigree and race-winning performance. Since Yamaha changed the face of motorcycling with the original YZF-R1, the R-series has firmly established itself as the definitive line up of high-performance models that are capable of smoking the opposition in national superbike and supersport championships.
The YZF-R3 is a stylish and practical performance model that’s ready to open up the world of R-series to a new generation of riders who are looking for cutting edge design combined with exciting performance and excellent value.
Engine Type 321cc liquid-cooled, DOHC inline twin-cylinder; 8 valves
Bore x Stroke 68.0mm x 44.1mm
Compression Ratio 11.2:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection
Ignition Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed, wet multiplate clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 41mm KYB® telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel
Suspension / Rear KYB® single shock; 4.9-in travel
Brakes / Front 298mm hydraulic disc; ABS model available
Brakes / Rear 220mm hydraulic disc; ABS model available
Tires / Front 110/70-17
Tires / Rear 140/70-17
L x W x H82.3 in x 28.3 in x 44.7 in
Seat Height 30.7 in
Wheelbase 54.3 in
Rake (Castor Angle) 25.0°
Trail 3.7 in
Fuel Capacity 3.7 gal
Fuel Economy 56 mpg
Wet Weight 368 lb