Yamaha has just registered designs for an updated YZF-R3, revealing a new look inspired by its R6 Supersport machine.

Earlier this year we brought you a selection of grainy spy shots of the redesigned R3 (or the Asian market equivalent YZF-R25) after it was caught on camera during initial testing in Indonesia. Sadly the snaps were too blurry to show much detail – but a series of designs filed with patent offices in Australia and Turkey offer a much better look at the entry-level A2 licence friendly sportbike.

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