Yamaha R15 v3.0 made its global debut in Indonesia during Gala Event. For a very long time this was in discussion, and last year Yamaha confirmed that new R15 will more powerful, dynamic and sporty in nature. People took it as more cc engine, but Yamaha had plan something else.
Yamaha R15 v3.0 Price
|Global Launch Date||23 January 2017|
|Expected Price||1,25,000 - 1,30,000 INR (Ex-Showroom)|
|Mileage||45 - 50 Kmpl (In City)
50 - 53 Kmpl (On Highway)
|Colours||Racing Blue, Matte Red, Matte Black|
It is expected that this bike will come to sell in India sometime later this year. But because of many new features and look, definitely it will cost more than v2.0, as we seen with KTM RC390. It will more sporty in nature but will not affect mileage much, but will interesting to see how it perform in city and highway driving conditions in terms of mileage.
R15 v3.0 Engine and Technical Specification
|Displacement||155.1 cc||Fuel Type||Petrol|
|Cylinder||1||Fuel Capacity||11 Ltr.|
|Max. Power||20bhp@10000 rpm||Ignition||Spark Ignition|
|Max. Torque||14.7 Nm@8500 rpm||Spark Plugs||1 per cylinder|
|Bore||NA||Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Valves Per Cylinder||NA||No. of Gears||6|
|Fuel Delivery System||Fuel Injection||Transmission Type||Chain Drive|
v3.0 equipped with all new 155.1 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine. It produces 2bhp more power than its previous version and higher in segment too. Suzuki Gixxer 150 was the highest power producer in the segment with 19bhp. Major improvement is using of ‘Slipper Clutch’, it will improve and make more reliable the gear shifting than v2.0
Yamaha R15 v3.0 Looks and Dimensions
|Kerb. Weight||137 Kgs.||Wheelbase||1,325 mm|
|Overall Length||1,990 mm||Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Overall Weidth||725 mm||Seat Height||800 mm|
|Overall Height||1,135 mm||Chassis Type||-|
Minor changes are there in terms of dimensions but look totally changed. Sharp Full LED-projector headlamps is the main attraction in first look. Inspired from elder bro R6 design is more eye-pleasing and appealing.
Yamaha R15 v3.0 Features
|Speedometer||Digital||Digital Fuel Gauge||Yes|
|Techometer Type||Digital||Electric Start||Yes|
|Side Stand Indicator||Yes||ABS Indicator||NO|
|Stepped Seat||Yes||Kill Switch||Yes|
|No. of Tripmeters||3 (Expected)||Clock||Yes|
|Tripmeter Type||Digital||Electric System||12V DC (Expected)|
|Low Fuel Indicator||Yes||Battery||12V/6 Ah (Expected)|
|Low Oil Indicator||Yes||Headlight Type||Twin Projector Headlamp|
|Low Battery Indicator||Yes||Headlight Bulb Type||LED|
|Pillion Backrest||No||Brake/Tail Light||LED Tail Light|
|Pillion Grabrail||Yes||Turn Signal||Yes|
|Pillion Seat||Yes||Pass Light||Yes|
There is bunch of new features includes or improved in v3.0. Bike will in single tone as well as dual tone colour scheme, new instrument cluster, upside down forks, new exhaust arrangement, and body is more aerodynamic than before.
On 24 January Yamaha is decided to unveil a bike in India, but there is no official announcement regard this upcoming bike. There is lot of discussion that this could be new Yamaha FZ 250. Because from a long time Yamaha was missing this segment and even after R15 v3.0, Yamaha will miss this part of 2-wheeler market.
Let see, what Yamaha will reveal tomorrow. Untill then Checkout these amazing pics of Yamaha R15 v3.0