Revealed in October 2018 – the year marking the 20th anniversary of the legendary YZF-R1 – the radical new YZF-R3 truly embodies Yamaha’s ‘no compromise’ design philosophy.
Featuring aggressive YZR-M1 MotoGP® inspired styling and constructed with pure R-series DNA, the new YZF-R3 is Yamaha’s ultimate lightweight supersport bike.
YZF-R3 Features & Benefits
To underline the full potential of this A2 Supersport bike, Yamaha has released a new video that shows the many new features and benefits of this radical lightweight R-series.
• Ultimate Yamaha lightweight A2 supersport
• Radical new YZR-M1 MotoGP® inspired styling
• New front fairing and screen gives up to 8 km/h top speed increase
• New YZF-R1 style dual LED headlamps and position lamps
• High-revving, 321cc, 2-cylinder, 4-valve engine
• Compact and lightweight tubular steel chassis
• New 37mm inverted front forks and Monocross rear shock
• Idealised 50/50 weight distribution for agile handling
• New multi-function LCD instruments with easy to read displays
• Pure ‘no-compromise’ design with R-series DNA
Recommended retail price at launch in UK is £5299 inc VAT
The new Yamaha YZF-R3 will be available in Yamaha Blue and Power Black from February 2019. The price varies per country, please contact your local press officer for specific information.
Yamaha Genuine Accessories
YZF-R3 riders can make the bike their own by fitting Yamaha Genuine Accessories that have been specially developed for this new model. New accessories for the 2019 model include an endurance screen, license plate holder, side sliders and tank pad, and the range of items is constantly being developed with new products being introduced throughout the year.
To make the whole accessory selection and purchasing process much simpler, easier and more convenient, Yamaha have created a special Sports Pack for the YZF-R3. Available from Yamaha dealerships in March 2019, this pack can be ordered and fitted to the customer’s new bike prior to collection.
Sports Pack contents
• Endurance screen
• License plate holder
• LED blinker set in black
• Side sliders
For full information on individual accessories for the YZF-R3 please visit: https://www.yamaha-motor.eu/eu/en/products/motorcycles/supersport/yzf-r3/accessories/
My Garage: Building bikes to believe in
Yamaha owners or potential customers can now create their dream bike by either using the online model configurator on the Yamaha Supersport product pages – or, even cooler, with a mobile app showing the chosen Genuine Accessories directly on the motorcycle in stunning 360 3D views. The Yamaha My Garage App can be easily downloaded with a mobile device from the Apple App store or the Android Google play store.
Paddock Blue apparel
Yamaha’s Paddock Blue line of apparel includes a wide choice of shirts, jackets, caps and more that are designed to complement the R-series models. Available in blue and also black to suit adults and kids, the Paddock Blue range is constantly being expanded.