Yamaha YZF-R7 and MT-07 India Launch Details Surface Online

Yamaha YZF-R7 and MT-07 India Launch Details Surface Online

Yamaha Motor India is planning to launch its new middleweight motorcycles, the YZF-R7 and MT-07, in the Indian market by the end of 2023. The company has already started accepting bike bookings, with an initial token amount.

The YZF-R7 is a fully-faired sports bike powered by a 689cc parallel-twin engine. This motor produces a max power of 73 bhp and a peak torque of 67 Nm. The MT-07 is a naked streetfighter that is powered by the same engine. Both bikes come equipped with a host of features, including upside-down forks, mono-shock rear suspension, ABS, and traction control.

Yamaha is targeting the premium middleweight segment with the YZF-R7 and MT-07. The bikes will compete against the likes of the Kawasaki Ninja 650, the Honda CBR650R, and the Triumph Street Triple R. The YZF-R7 and MT-07 are expected to be priced at around Rs 10 lakh and Rs 8.50 lakh. The Kawasaki Ninja 650 and Honda CBR 650R will fight with the YZF-R7, while the MT-07 will compete with the Kawasaki Z650 and Triumph Trident 660.

With the launch of the YZF-R7 and MT-07, Yamaha is looking to expand its presence in the premium middleweight segment. The bikes are expected to be well-received by Indian buyers, who are looking for a stylish and performance-oriented motorcycle.

According to Eishin Chihana, Chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group of Businesses, the Japanese manufacturer can only offer a limited quantity of YZF-R7 and MT-07.

“After some years, those (YZF-R3 and MT03) customers will need another step-up bike and we can introduce limited numbers of R7 and MT-07. Between 2023 and 2030, we can prepare this step-up structure for new customers. This will be our key focus where stylish, sporty, and exciting bikes will fuel aspiration,” said Chihana.

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Which one is better between Aprilia RS 660 and the Yamaha R3?
2023-01-05 02:07:05 AM
When it comes to deciding between the Yamaha R3 and the Aprilia RS 660, it really comes down to personal preference. The Aprilia RS 660 has a higher top speed and better engine performance, but the Yamaha R3 has better fuel efficiency and a lower price point. Both bikes offer a great riding experience and are sure to put a smile on the face of any rider. Ultimately, it comes down to what you prioritize most in a bike and which design appeals to you the most.
Is the launch of Yamaha R3 ABS & Red colour related with the launch of MT-03 in India?
2022-12-29 05:59:43 AM
Yamaha MT-03's launch in India has not yet been scheduled by the company and it is possible that R3 may get ABS when the MT-03 gets launched in the country. The parts on both the motorcycles are common and Yamaha may increase the amount of localization, in order to keep the prices same and add ABS to the R3 in India. The Red shade can also be expected if the R3 gets the same Red shade for its naked body structure. The sales number of R3 is another factor on which the Red shade's launch indirectly depends. Both the bikes use a 321cc, 2-cylinder motor producing 41.4 BHP and 29.6 NM of torque.
When the Yamaha R3 will be launched in Red colour and with ABS version in India ?
2022-12-29 05:59:35 AM
The ABS version would be launched in the current year and bringing Red into the country cannot be confirmed yet. The bike looks excellent in the Red shade whereas Yamaha currently sells the Blue and Black shade in the country. Yamaha is popular for its GP Blue shade and most of the R3's sold are of the same shade. Yamaha may increase the localization and start selling the ABS, Red colored R3 in the country. The twin cylinder 321 cc engine on the same produces 41.4 BHP and 29.6 NM of torque.
Does Yamaha R3 has got massive sound like YZF-R1?
2022-12-29 05:59:07 AM
Yamaha R3 comes with a light sound when compared to the roar of the R1. The sound difference comes with the number of cylinders being used in a bike. The Yamaha R1 is a 4-cylinder machine with specially composed exhaust note for different range of rpm's whereas the R3 comes with a twin cylinder arrangement and quiet natural exhaust sound. R3 comes with a 321cc engine producing 41.4 BHP @ 10,750 rpm and 29.6 NM @ 9,000 rpm. The gearbox is a constant mesh, 6-speed manual unit. R3 comes with a price tag of INR 3,25,000.
Why didn’t Yamaha launch the Red & White Yamaha R3 in India?
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