All New Yamaha MT-03 Launched In India at Rs 4.60 Lakh

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Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha has unveiled its latest marvel, the Yamaha MT-03 at a price of Rs 4.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The MT-03 is imported as a CBU from Indonesia into India, which is the main reason for its high price. Yamaha is committed to delivering top-notch quality to Indian riders. Today, Yamaha also launched the R3 in the Indian market.

Yamaha MT-03

The MT-03, which takes its cue from the hugely successful Yamaha MT-15, has a more aggressive design philosophy and larger, more muscular bodywork. With a weight of only 167kg and a comfortable 780mm seat height, the MT-03 is designed to provide a smooth and agile riding experience. The MT-03 has a USD fork and almost the same under-the-surface specifications as its faired sibling, the R3. Its 321cc parallel twin motor produces an amazing 42 horsepower and 29.5 Nm.

Yamaha MT-03 Features: In terms of features, the MT-03 mirrors its simplicity akin to its sibling, offering dual-channel ABS and an LCD instrument console.

When considering its competition, the closest contender to the MT-03 in terms of intent is the KTM Duke 390, priced at Rs 3.1 lakh. There are currently no other twin-cylinder street naked bikes in India that fall into this category, but things could change in the future when Aprilia produces a naked version of the recently released RS 457.

Yamaha MT-03

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This new Yamaha bike is going to change everything in the Indian motorcycle world because it’s flexible, powerful, and looks really cool.

FAQ

Engine and Performance:

  1. What is the engine capacity of the Yamaha MT-03?
    • The MT-03 sports a 321cc parallel-twin engine.
  2. How much power does the MT-03 produce?
    • The engine churns out 42 horsepower and 29.5 Nm of torque.
  3. Is the MT-03 faster than the Yamaha R3?
    • While sharing similar engines, their power delivery might differ slightly. Performance figures are yet to be officially revealed.

Price and Availability:

  1. What is the price of the Yamaha MT-03 in India?
    • The ex-showroom price starts at Rs 4.60 lakh (Delhi).
  2. Why is the MT-03 so expensive compared to competitors?
    • The MT-03 is currently imported as a CBU (Completely Built Unit) from Indonesia, inflating the price.
  3. When will the MT-03 be available for purchase?
    • Check with Yamaha dealerships for specific availability details.

Features and Safety:

  1. What kind of suspension does the MT-03 have?
    • The MT-03 features an upside-down fork (USD) for better handling.
  2. Does the MT-03 come with ABS?
    • Yes, the MT-03 is equipped with dual-channel ABS for improved braking safety.
  3. What are the instrument cluster details?
    • The MT-03 gets a basic LCD instrument console displaying essential information.

Competition and Comparison:

  1. What is the closest competitor to the Yamaha MT-03?
    • Currently, the KTM Duke 390 (priced at Rs 3.1 lakh) is the closest competitor in terms of engine type and streetfighter style.
  2. Are there any other similar twin-cylinder street naked bikes in India?
    • No, as of now, the MT-03 stands alone in this particular category. Aprilia might introduce a naked version of the RS 457 in the future.

Other:

  1. What is the weight of the Yamaha MT-03?
    • The MT-03 weighs 167kg, making it a relatively lightweight motorcycle.
  2. What is the seat height of the Yamaha MT-03?
    • The seat height is 780mm, which should be comfortable for riders of average height.
  3. Is the Yamaha MT-03 fuel-efficient?
    • Yamaha hasn’t revealed official mileage figures yet. However, considering its engine size, expect mileage in the mid-30s (km/l).
  4. Where can I find more information about the Yamaha MT-03?
    • You can visit the official Yamaha website or authorized dealerships for detailed specifications and brochures.

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