Yamaha YZF-R3 ABS

Yamaha to release 2016 YZF-R3/R25 with new livery

Yamaha Motor Company changed the livery and the graphics of the YZF-R3 ABS and the YZF-R25/ABS full cowl sports bikes, and will release them on February 1.

The YZF-R3 ABS and the YZF-R25/ABS are full cowl sports bike that feature the styling of the YZF-R series and are equipped with a liquid-cooled inline 2-cylinder engine. The YZF-R3 ABS’ 320cc engine generates 42ps of maximum output, while the YZF-R25/ABS’ 249cc engine generates 36ps of maximum output. Both models offer refreshing rides in various situations, such as city riding, long touring, and sports riding.

Yamaha added new colors this time: the Matte Gray Metallic 3 (matte gray) and the White Metallic 6 (white/red). Including the previously available color, the Deep Purplish Blue Metallic C (blue/silver), these sports bikes will be available in three colors.

There were no changes made to the main specifications of both models. YZF-R3 ABS costs 631,800 yen, the YZF-R25 costs 599,400 yen, and the YZF-R25 ABS costs 556,200 yen.

(Translated by Katherine N. Bantiles)