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R3 World GP 60th Anniversary

Key Features

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    World GP 60th Anniversary colour scheme

    The R3 World GP 60th Anniversary’s historic racing colour scheme replicates the famous design used on Yamaha’s Grand Prix race bikes from a previous era. Its pure white bodywork features the iconic red ‘speed block’ graphics, and to complete the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary’s authentic factory bike look there’s a red front fender, yellow number plate, golden wheels, gold tank badge – and a solid red stripe on top of the tank and tail.

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    Radical M1 MotoGP® inspired look

    Inspired by the Yamaha’s MotoGP® race bike, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary’s bodywork is sleek and aerodynamic. The central M1-style air duct gives this compact supersport a pure race-bred look – and with a high overall specification and idealized 50/50 weight distribution, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary is ready to thrill you on the street and track.

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    R-Series inspired face

    With its glaring face, this bike is pure R-Series, and features a dynamic front fairing and a race-type screen inspired by the iconic R1. Dual LED headlights and a central air duct work with the cross-layered fairing panels to maximize cooling airflow for the EU5 engine, making this the most outstanding supersport in the 300cc A2 license class.

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    High revving 321cc EU5 engine

    With a compression ratio of 11,2:1, double overhead cams (DOHC) and 4-valve cylinder heads, the 321cc 2-cylinder engine is designed for quick-revving performance and high-rpm efficiency. With a maximum power output of 30,9kW (42PS) at 10.750 rpm, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary’s potent EU5 engine delivers thrilling acceleration with an exciting ride and a broad spread of power.

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    Lightweight A2-license supersport bike

    Whether you're an A2 license rider or someone who wants the ultimate lightweight supersport, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary has the technology, performance and style that you're looking for. Developed using the same no-compromise philosophy that goes into every R-Series model, this bike's race-bred DNA is built to thrill.

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    Slim and lightweight sports chassis

    The compact and lightweight chassis is manufactured from high tensile steel tubing that gives an optimum balance of strength and rigidity. For sporty and agile handling characteristics the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary's short wheelbase gives outstanding agility – while the near 50/50 front/rear weight distribution and accessible seat height deliver a confident and balanced ride.

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    R1 inspired dual LED headlights

    The front fairing is equipped with R1-style headlights that underline the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary's strong genetic links with Yamaha’s larger R-Series supersport models. Utilizing bright and long-lasting LED technology, the dual headlights produce excellent visibility and illumination with minimal power draw – and give the bike a true race-bred look.

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    37mm KYB USD front forks

    The R3 World GP 60th Anniversary features 37mm KYB USD forks with optimized spring and damping settings. This design gives a large surface area for the sliding tube, that ensures high levels of fork rigidity for sporty front-end feel and feedback without losing real-world comfort – and the special top clamp reinforces the radical M1-inspired style.

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    Low fuel tank and handlebar position

    Thanks to the low fuel tank design and low handlebars, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary's ergonomics give a pure supersport riding experience. As well as being extremely comfortable, the riding position makes it easy to grip the machine with your knees for improved confidence, especially when you’re tucking in close to the bodywork for maximum aerodynamic efficiency.

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    Lightweight wheels and supersport tyres

    Featuring five pairs of thin cast spokes that complement the bike's sleek R-Series looks, the 17-inch wheels are fitted with a 110/70-17 radial front tyre and a wide 140/70-17 radial rear tyre. These cast aluminum wheels with light hollow axles are both strong and stylish, while also minimizing unsprung weight for refined handling performance.

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    Powerful braking system with ABS

    The 298mm floating-mount front disc brake ensures excellent stopping power with plenty of feel at the lever, while a 220mm floating disc handles the braking performance at the rear. And with its ABS anti-lock braking system, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary rider can ride confidently – even when traction is reduced in wet or slippery conditions.

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    Balanced 50/50 weight distribution

    Thanks to the engine placement and overall machine dimensions, the R3 World GP 60th Anniversary features a near 50/50 front/rear weight distribution – widely regarded as being the ideal set up for supersport bikes – giving precise handling performance, easy agility and plenty of feedback from the road.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    2-Cylinder, Liquid-cooled, EURO5, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC
    Displacement
    321cc
    Bore x stroke
    68,0 × 44,1 mm
    Compression ratio
    11,2 : 1
    Maximum power
    30,9 kW (42,0PS) @ 10.750 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    29,5 Nm (3,0 kg-m) @ 9.000 rpm
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch Type
    Wet, Multiple Disc
    Ignition system
    Electric
    Starter system
    TCI
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
    Final transmission
    Chain
    Carburettor
    Fuel Injection
  • Chassis
    Frame
    Diamond
    Caster Angle
    25° 00′
    Trail
    95 mm
    Front suspension system
    Telescopic forks
    Rear suspension system
    Swingarm
    Front travel
    130 mm
    Rear Travel
    125 mm
    Front brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø298 mm
    Rear brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø220 mm
    Front tyre
    110/70 R17M/C 54H Tubeless
    Rear tyre
    140/70 R17M/C 66H Tubeless
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    2.090 mm
    Overall width
    730 mm
    Overall height
    1.140 mm
    Seat height
    780 mm
    Wheel base
    1.380 mm
    Minimum ground clearance
    160 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
    169 kg
    Fuel tank capacity
    14 L
    Oil tank capacity
    2,50 L