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Yamaha reveals MT-03 Iron Man edition, not for India

Written by Nayak

Yamaha has introduced a special Iron Man edition of the MT-03 for the Brazilian market. This is a purely aesthetic update, and there’s no mechanical change whatsoever. The motorcycle wears the trademark Iron Mark’s Red and Golden combination. The brand has also included a subtle Marvel’s Avengers logo on the headlamp section to make the outlook more appealing. Furthermore, there’s also a decal with Iron Man’s helmet on the fuel tank. The 17-inch alloy wheels get golden rim tapes, which does match the overall outlook of the motorcycle pretty well.

Engine and Mechanicals

As mentioned, there are no mechanical changes over the stock MT-03 trim. This Iron Man special continues with the 321cc parallel-twin liquid-cooled engine. The performance output of the motor stands at 42 BHP and 30 Nm. The equipped six-speed gearbox coupled with a slipper clutch does aid in aggressive downshifts. Yamaha is using a diamond-type frame as the chassis. And to support this, Yamaha is making use of 7mm upside-down forks for the front and a preload-adjustable mono-shock at the rear.

Matching the performance figure is the braking setup that consists of a 298mm disc at the front and a 220mm disc at the rear. Dual-channel ABS is standard. Fuel capacity of 14 litres is adequate enough for short weekend trips. Alongside this, the motorcycle gets an all-digital instrument cluster along with all LED lighting setup as rider aids.

Is India Launch Happening?

As it stands, it is highly unlikely that Yamaha will introduce this Iron Man special edition for the Indian market. For the Brazilian market, Yamaha has put on a sticker price of BRL 27,790, which converts to around INR 3.72 lakh. The stock version of the MT-03 is being rumoured to be launched in the Indian market by the end of this year. But there are no official updates to confirm the same. If launched, the motorcycle will go head to head with other 300cc motorcycles. This includes KTM 390 Duke, BMW G 310 R and Bajaj Dominar 400.

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