Yamaha MT-03

Expected Price

₹ 3,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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Overview Yamaha MT-03 is a street fighter based on the famous Yamaha R3 sold worldwide. If the front half is hidden, there are actually no differences between the both. The frame under the skin is even the same while it shares the 321cc, twin cylinder motor from the R3, producing 41.4 BHP at 10750 rpm and 29.6 Nm at 9000 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and weighs just 165 kg. All the features makes it good for a top speed of 180 kmph while the bike claims a sub 6 second 0-100 kmph sprint. It rivals KTM 390 Duke, Kawasaki Z300 and other quarter liter naked bikes from the segment.
Expected Price Rs 3 lakh
Launch Date Not Announced Yet
Mileage 20-25 kmpl (approx.)
Type Naked
Status Upcoming
Shades Matt Silver, Black Metallic, Red Metallic
Official Tagline Embrace the Darkness
Frame/Chassis Diamond
ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE
Displacement 321 cc
Maximum Power 41.4 Bhp @ 10750 rpm
Maximum Torque 29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm
Engine Description 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 11.2 : 1
Bore 68 mm
Stroke 44.1 mm
No. of Cylinders 2
TRANSMISSION
No. of Gears 6
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, Multiple Disc
Gear Ratios 1st gear - 2.500 (35/14), 2nd gear - 1.824 (31/17), 3rd gear - 1.347 (31/23), 4th gear - 1.086 (25/23), 5th gear - 0.920 (23/25), 6th gear - 0.800 (24/30)
Primary Reduction Ratio 3.043 (70/23)
Secondary Reduction Ratio 3.071 (43/14)
Final transmission Chain
BRAKES
Front Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Swingarm
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 125 mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 110/70-17M/C 54H (Tubeless)
Rear Tyre 140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
BATTERY
Battery Type MF
Capacity 7.0Ah(10HR)
Voltage 12V
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2090 mm
Overall Width 745 mm
Overall Height 1035 mm
Seat Height 780 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Wheelbase 1380 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 165 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.4 litres
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 180 kmph
Mileage (City) 15 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 25 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 20 kmpl
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Grabrail
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Caster Angle 25º
Trail 95 mm
LIGHTING
Head Light 12V, 60/55W×1

Yamaha MT-03 Review

26 Aug, 2016 11:56 PM

Overview

When the taste of naked street sport bikes comes to a rider's tongue, machine like the Yamaha MT-03/MT-320 would be the first name striking to his mind. No doubt the new arrival has many bits to be tested and trusted, the heart under the fuel tank comes from a very prestigious family. The R3's engine has been used for the bike, with its body components and styling nearly matching the MT-25, making it a true naked brother of the R3 as MT-25 was for R25.

Design and Style

The design of the bike has been seen in the patented images, pointing directly to a non-faired R3, whose rear is 100 percent the same as the race machine. The front gets a street fighter design, making the bike a muscular and intelligent choice when not willing for the R3. The bike comes with an FZ like headlight and front view, making them true cousins from the Yamaha street bike family.

Engine and Performance

The engine on the new comer is the truly tested 321 cc, liquid cooled, fuel injected unit. It produces 41.4 BHP @ 10,750 rpm and 29.6 NM @ 9000 rpm. The twin cylinder machine is a gem to the Yamaha bikes, making it an economical choice among the riders. It will be mated to the same 6-speed gearbox, keeping the mechanical specifications exactly the same.

Brakes and Suspension

The MT-320 will get the same brakes as its race sibling. The front comes with a 298 mm disc brake whereas the rear has a 220 mm unit. ABS is not there, like its faired brother YZF-R3. The suspension is telescopic for the front and monoshock for the rear.

Expected Ex-showroom Price

MT-03 will be available in 3 shades: - Red Metallic, Black Metallic & Matt Silver and the bike is expected to be available in a single non-ABS variant. The price is expected to stay close to INR 3,00,000 and MT-03 is expected to be launched in India in coming months.

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