The all new 2018 Yamaha YZF-R25 got new graphics and no mechanical updates, which had been a bit disappointing. But, the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 made us fall in love with it when it was launched in Indian market with 2 important upgrades – dual-channel ABS and Metzeler Sportec Tyres. Both the motorcycles are tough competitors of the Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS, Ninja 400 ABS, KTM RC390, KTM 390 Duke, Bajaj Dominar 400, Benelli 302R, etc. There’s a good news for Yamaha fans out there – 2019 Yamaha YZF-R25 & 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 (Next Gen) will be getting some significant upgrades which will surely stretch your smile.
Here are 4 important upgrades –
- The 2019 (Next Gen) Yamaha R25 & R3 will get a refined design, borrowed from the bigger sibling – 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 which is the one of the most celebrated motorcycles of all times.
- The motorcycles will also be getting a New Chassis for improved agility and handling.
- The rides are about to get smoother as suspensions are being upgraded to USD forks in the front.
- The bikes will also feature the Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) and full LED headlamps & taillamps.
The price/harga Yamaha R25 is Rp 56,200,000 (INR 2,75,000; ex-showroom) whereas the price of Yamaha R3 is INR 3,49,000 (ex-showroom). We have listed the specifications of the engines which power these motorcycles –
|Parameter||Yamaha R25 (Indonesia)||Yamaha R3 (India)|
|Type||Twin Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, Fuel Injected||Twin Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, Fuel Injected|
|Displacement||249 cc||320.6 cc|
|Power||36 PS @ 12000 rpm||42 PS @ 10750 rpm|
|Torque||22.1 Nm @ 10000 rpm||29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm|
|Top Speed||173 kmph||188 kmph|