MOST RADICAL 300 ON THE STREET
321cc Inline Twin Cylinder Engine
Featuring the latest combustion technology together with lightweight forged aluminium pistons and all-aluminium DiASil cylinders with an offset design, the smooth-running and quick-revving YZF-R3 engine produces easy-to-manage power.
Inverted Front Forks
Achieving the right balance of comfort and sport riding performance for both street and track, the new KYB 37mm inverted fork features a larger surface area between the outer and inner tubes than on conventional forks.
10-Spoke Cast Wheels wtih ABS
Ten-spoke cast aluminium wheels, single 298mm front brake disc with a floating twin-piston caliper.
A lightweight high tensile steel tubular frame with a simple design incorporates the engine's crankcase as a stressed structural member of the chassis.
Distinctive R-Series Styling
The YZF-R3 features a front fairing and windscreen design that pays homage to Yamaha's flagship MotoGP race bike, the YZR-M1.
Information Rich Instrument Panel
A trick multi-function instrument panel includes an analogue tachometer and digital speedometer - and to underline its strong R-series heritage the R3's instruments feature a shift timing indicator lamp similar to the design used on the YZF-R1.