Yamaha’s legendary R-series bikes set the standard in the supersport world thanks to their class-leading style, advanced technology and thrilling performance.

There’s a bike that fits perfectly into our supersport range between the top-selling YZF-R125 and the race-winning YZF-R6: the YZF-R3! Whether you’re moving up from a 125 or you’re new to two wheels, you can be sure that the YZF-R3 has been built using the same attention to detail that goes into every R-series motorcycle.

Take one look at the aggressive dual headlight fairing and aerodynamic bodywork and the pure R-series DNA is right there. YZF-R3: a superbike you can ride every day!

Engine type liquid-cooled, DOHC inline twin-cylinder; 8 valves
Displacement 321cc
Bore x stroke 68.0mm x 44.1mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 30.9 kW @ 10,750 rpm
Maximum torque 29.6 Nm @ 9,000 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch type Wet, Multiplate clutch
Fuel system Fuel Injection
Ignition system Digital TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain


Frame DAluminium, Diamond Shaped
Front suspension system telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Rear suspension system KYB® single shock
Front brake 298mm hydraulic disc; ABS model available
Rear brake Hy220mm hydraulic disc; ABS model available
Front tyre 110/70-17
Rear tyre 140/70-17


Overall length 2,090 mm
Overall width 720 mm
Overall height 1,135 mm
Seat height 780 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 167 kg
Fuel tank capacity 14.0 litres

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