Performance enhanced 2019 Yamaha R3 GYTR showcased at EICMA 2018

Since the time the Yamaha R15 got into production, its performance has been enhanced with every coming version. Here, we are with the new 2019 Yamaha R3 with an all-new GYTR kit this time in which GYTR stands for Genuine Yamaha Racing Technology.

Coming to the engine and performance. Powering the R3 is a 320 cc, DOHC, parallel twin featuring a 4-valve cylinder head, 32 mm throttle body fuel injection and 6-speed transmission. Dig a bit deeper and you will find many of the high tech features found in our R6 power plant inside this engine too. Highway speeds are easily obtainable making the R3 a very versatile machine.

Engine 321CC Parallel Twin, 42PS @10750 RPM, 29.6 NM @9000 RPM
Brakes FRONT: 280MM, REAR: 220MM
Fuel Tank 14 Litres
Suspensionk FRONT: 41MM KYB USD, REAR: MonoCross Single Shock
Wheels FRONT: 110/70-17 Dunlop Sportmax GPR-300, REAR: 140/70-17 Dunlop Sportmax GPR-300


For the body, we can say that the R3 utilizes a lightweight diamond type steel frame which is narrow and compact with a low 780mm (30.7″) seat height.

Watch PowerDrift’s coverage of the bike from the EICMA 2018

The new 2019 YZF-R3, boasting next-generation R-series styling and updated handling to bring it more in line with its supersport stablemates. The new fuel tank and cover shape follow the restyled lines back to the rider, sitting 20mm lower at the fuel cap while being 31.4mm wider above the rider’s knees. ABS is available for $300 above the $4,999 base price. The new R3 could be spotted in the market around December. The price range available would be $4,999 / $5,299 (ABS). The top speed of the R3 is around 117 mph.

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This time we got a Chassis Upgrades, under the new bodywork is the tried-and-true chassis from the previous-generation YZF-R3. Using the unchanged engine as a stressed member, the lightweight steel frame is claimed to have a perfect balance of rigidity and weight. It would come in 3 different colors i.e. Blue, White, Black.

Here is a video from power drift showing all the features and specification of this amazing motorsport bike.


Choose your own color and tell us what do u think about this amazing super sports bike. That’s all for now, follow PowerDrift on YouTube for more automobile updates and stay tuned with KNine Vox for more updates.