Yamaha R3 bookings open unofficially

    Yamaha’s KTM RC 390 rival can be reserved for an amount of Rs 5,000.

    Published On Apr 13, 2023 12:38:00 PM

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    Ahead of its launch, select dealers in the country have begun accepting bookings for the Yamaha R3. The little supersport was showcased in India last week at a dealer conference, alongside the MT-03, R7, MT-07, MT-09 and R1M.

    1. Deliveries expected to begin by end-July/early-August
    2. Powered by a 42hp, 321cc parallel-twin

    Yamaha R3 bookings and launch

    Select dealerships in the country have begun accepting bookings for the 2023 Yamaha R3 for an amount of Rs 5,000. While a launch time frame is yet to be defined, deliveries for the motorcycle are expected to commence by end-July or early-August.

    The Yamaha R3 is powered by a liquid-cooled, 321cc, parallel-twin engine that makes 42hp at 10,750rpm and 29.5Nm at 9,000rpm. Once launched, the R3 will rival the likes of the KTM RC 390, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Ninja 400. Click here to see how it compares against the competition in terms of specifications.

    Although some dealerships have begun accepting bookings for the new R3, we’re yet to receive info about bookings for Yamaha’s other big bikes (MT-03, MT-07, MT-09, R7 and R1M). We’ll share updates on this matter in due course.

    Are you excited about the return of the Yamaha R3 in India? Let us know in the comments.

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