YAMAHA R15 the power-packed 150 cc motorbike made for India

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The Yamaha Motor Company has been involved in the manufacture and delivery of high performance and efficient two wheelers for the past few decades. The quality, performance, durability and affordability of the motorcycles and their satisfactory customer service are some of the many reasons why it is one of the most cherished two-wheeler brand with the customers in India. Yamaha Bikes in India have risen to become one of the top motorcycles in the market in recent years and have maintained their position.

The all new YAMAHA R15 V 3.0 is the latest variant in their R15 series which includes R15S and R15 V 3.0 MOTO GP Edition. A perfect performance motorcycle, this bike has been designed to suit the daily commuter as well as the long ride enthusiast. Below are some of the specifications of this bike. Take a look and finalize whether you wish to invest in this machine or not.

Appearance

When it comes to the appearance aspect, the YAMAHA R15 V 3.0 scores points with different customers having their own preferences. Its simple and sober color scheme attracts the performance chasers while the robust body, finessed creases, muscular fuel tank and the stepped seats give it a sporty look (as it resembles the infamous beast Yamaha YZF R1) draws in the sports bike enthusiasts. The front tyre on the bike measures 100/80-17 inches M/C (52 P) and the rear tyre measure 140/70-17 inches M/C (66 H); both tyres have alloy wheels. The bike weighs 139 kg and has a ground clearance of 170 mm.

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Engine Specifications

The YAMAHA R15 v 3.0 is equipped with a 155.0 cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder engine capable of producing a maximum power of 19 bhp @ 10000 rpm and maximum torque of 15 Nm @ 8500 rpm. The starting mechanism is Self-Start only as the fuel is delivered by Fuel Injection (FI). Transmission has a 6 speed gearbox with a wet, multi-plate clutch and the gear system is 1-down, 5-up. The R15 V 3.0 is in compliance with the BS IV emission norms. These output values make it the most powerful 150 cc bike in India.

Features

Here are some of the features of YAMAHA R15 V 3.0 that make it more appealing to the customers:

  • Fuel Capacity: 11 liter
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity: 1.1 liter
  • Average fuel Efficiency: 30 kmpl
  • Bright LED head light and tail lamp
  • USB Charging Option
  • Fully Digital instrument console
  • Digital speedometer, tachometer and tripmeter
  • Digital gear indicator and fuel gauge
  • 282 mm hydraulic single disc brake in the front
  • 220 mm hydraulic single disc brake in the rear

Handling

The aerodynamic structure of the body, the muscular yet stylish fuel tank and comfortable, stepped and skid proof seats provide a great riding experience, no matter the road conditions. The swing arm rear suspension is very powerful and can easily bear the harshest jerks without the pillion being affected.

The YAMAHA R15 is available throughout the country in two colors- racing blue and thunder grey.

Price

YAMAHA R15 price starts at around Rs. 1, 27,000/- and rounds off at about Rs. 1, 38,000/- after the RTO registration is completed and the insurance has been purchased.

A complete bike in all aspects, the new Yamaha RE15 V3.0 is expected to perform well in the Indian market.