Dhoom star John Abraham, also known for his fondness for bikes, made a chic entry on Yamaha's newest superbike at the ongoing Auto Expo on Friday.
John arrived on the Yamaha YZF-R3 on the stage with a helmet on. As he removed it, the crowd cheered louder for him.
Yamaha introduced the sports bike in the presence of the actor, also the Yamaha brand ambassador, at Auto Expo 2018 at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.
The new YZF-R3 boasts dual-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) technology and high-grip Metzeler radial tyres.
The motorcycle is priced at Rs 348000 (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available at select authorised Yamaha dealerships.
At the launch, John Abraham said: "It has been an exciting journey for Yamaha till now as the company has always surprised its consumers with innovative and stylish products year after year. With the launch of the new YZF-R3, it is certain that the riders will experience an improved art of technology."
The ABS technology will further ensure reliable braking on slippery roads by automatically adjusting the brake fluid pressure while the Metzeler radial tyres will ensure high-safety performance and enhanced grip.
The model will be available in two colour variants - Racing Blue and Magma Black.
Yamaha Motor India Group of companies Chairman Motofumi Shitara, said: "The success and popularity gained by the YZF-R3 in India is a major achievement by the company. The development team has put all of their engineering skills and passion into developing this new model with dual channel ABS in order to provide improved riding experience and more excitement to the customers."