EPIC MOTOGP SPIRIT
Featuring bodywork and graphics inspired by the MotoGP race team; this Limited Edition is sleeker and more refined than ever before.
Features may include:
Yamaha’s 321cc liquid-cooled; inline 2-cylinder engine delivers excellent power and performance throughout the rpm range. With a 180-degree crank design and integrated counterbalancer; the layout minimizes vibrations for a smooth; refined engine character.
With a compression ratio of 11.2:1; double overhead cams (DOHC) and four-valve cylinder heads; the YZF-R3 motor is designed for quick-revving performance and high-rpm efficiency to deliver an exciting ride with a broad spread of power.
The YZF-R3 features an inverted fork with optimized spring and damping settings; significantly improving fork rigidity; front-end feedback and control feel. The design also includes a YZR-M1-inspired top clamp for improved supersport style.
The centrally-mounted single-shock design further centralizes mass and is tuned to strike a balance between ride comfort and sporty performance; for capability across a wide range of uses; from urban commuting to trackdays. It’s also adjustable for spring preload; to account for passengers or cargo.
The R3’s aggressive design continues the legendary styling born from the YZR-M1 MotoGP® machine and improves overall aerodynamics at high speeds; too. The glaring face of the R3 features compact LED headlights with a central air duct that maximizes cooling airflow for the engine.
Light Emitted Diode (LED) elements are used for both the taillight unit and headlights. Not only do LEDs offer long life with minimal power draw; they provide brilliant illumination; for confidence and visibility day or night.