2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 CONQUER ROAD R World is calling! Yamaha introduces the new 2019 YZF-R3, boasting next-generation R-series styling and updated handling to bring it more in line with its supersport stablemates. Whether you're tackling crosstown traffic or a twisty road, the R3 is perfect for new riders who want a sporty machine that's also rider-friendly. 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. EASY RIDING The R3 has been designed to provide a fun, enjoyable riding experience. To that end, the R3 utilizes a lightweight diamond type steel frame which is narrow and compact with a low 780mm (30.7") seat height. Despite the cool super sport styling, the R3 offers a comfortable, upright riding position which reduces rider fatigue and increases the fun factor. Features may include: ENGINE Lightweight, compact, 320 cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve (4-valves/cyl), fuel injected, inline-twin cylinder engine. The engine has been designed to provide solid performance right across the rev range, with very linear throttle response, low vibration & excellent fuel economy. Downdraft style, compact combustion chamber The YZF-R3 uses regular 87 octane gas. Valves are 26 mm (intake) and 22.5 mm (exhaust) in diameter. Valve adjustment interval is every 42,000 km. Automatic cam chain tensioner. Lightweight, all aluminum DiASil cylinder (die cast all aluminum cylinder with silicone content). Offset cylinder design. 180-degree crankshaft with uneven firing order. CHASSIS Lightweight, diamond-type, high-tensile, steel frame The riding position is one of the most important features of the R3. Despite its supersport styling, the R3 offers excellent rider comfort thanks to its upright riding position. Tapered, long design, high tensile steel swingarm. 37 mm KYB upside-down (inverted) fork offers 130 mm (5.1") of wheel travel. Adjustable Monocross link-less rear suspension with 125 mm (4.9") of wheel travel. ABS-equipped 298 mm floating front disc brake squeezed by a twin-piston caliper. DETAILS Helmet holder Lightweight aluminum footrests & mounts Threaded mounts on swingarm for rear race stand Excessive lean angle sensor... if unit is on its side the engine will shut down Lockable steering Folding mirrors with chrome plating Stylish rear fender extension helps reduce splash in wet conditions Lightweight, low-maintenance sealed battery (batteries should be charged during winter storage) Yamaha Diagnostic Tool coupler is located under the passenger seat. This system can significantly reduce diagnostic time in the event of a problem.