As per one of our earlier reports, Yamaha Motor was expected to launch the MT-03, XSR155 and the new YZF-R3 in the Nepalese markets by the mid of this year but due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the bikes are now expected to launch by the end of this year or in early 2021. The upcoming motorcycles will most likely be made available to the customers via the ‘Yamaha Blue Square’ outlets.
The upcoming 2020 Yamaha MT-03 features a revised design inspired by its elder sibling MT-09. The motorcycle features a triple LED headlight design mated to LED DRLs. The next-gen model of the MT-03 features prominent tank shrouds while the fuel tank design has also been revised.
Powering the motorcycle is the YZF-R3-inspired 321cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that is capable to generate a maximum power of 42HP and a peak torque of 29.6Nm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed transmission
Coming to the updated variant of the YZF-R3 sports bike, the brand has equipped the motorcycle with improved styling as well as a new suspension system. The 2020 Yamaha YZF-R3 will be available to the customers in two new colour variants namely Midnight Black and Icon Blue.
The motorcycle has been built on a revised chassis frame while the reports suggest the India-spec model of the motorcycle to feature USD forks at the front similar to the one offered on the international variant. Powering the motorcycle will be a 321cc, liquid-cooled engine that is good for 42HP of maximum power and an utmost torque of 28.8Nm.
The third motorcycle expected to be launched by the brand by end-2020 is the Yamaha XSR155. The smallest bike under the “Sports Heritage” portfolio offered by the brand, the XSR155 features a classic retro design with modern components. The motorcycle features a round LED headlight setup and is equipped with a fully-digital instrument console that offers apt riding statistics.
Powering the motorcycle is a 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that is capable to develop a maximum power of 18.6HP and a peak torque of 14.1Nm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.