Indian youngsters are always crazy about fully faired motorcycles. Yamaha came to know about this in very early phase of Indian Two wheeler market transition before a decade. Since 2008 the R15 had a remarkable space in Indian Two wheeler market. The all new Yamaha R15 V3 is a fully faired premium motorcycle in the 150cc tier. The design is inspired by its elder sibling, the R1. The bike looks sharp and aggressive with its track-focused design. From its first version Yamaha has updated the motorcycle in design perspectives and in performance wise too. But the YZF R15 V3 is said to be a benchmark in the series of R15 legacy!
Performance tells us the story!
The New YZF R15 v3 is powered by all new 155cc liquid cooled engine. The single cylinder, four valve engine delivers a maximum power output of 19bhp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque output of 15Nm at 8,500rpm. The transmission is taken care by 6-speed manual gearbox with quick shifter and slipper clutch. The performance achieved by the engine is also due to its electronic fuel injection system which gives quick response to the throttle and also during revs.
The New YZF R15 v3 has deltabox frame as like its predecessor R15 v2. But the fuel tank is instead made up of fibre this time to reduce the Net weight of the vehicle. The welding doesn’t looks satisfying in some of the places, namely near the visor. With the sleek and sharper aerodynamic design with improved riding position, broad rear tires YZF R15 V3 dominates the 150cc segment.
The YZF R15 V3 comes with VVA technology, which make it to stand out in the crowd. The VVA is a mechanism that is used to actuate the Cams present in the cylinder.
The company claims that new YAMAHA R15 V3 gets 18 % more power and a 4.7% increase in fuel efficiency, with a slight 3% increase in engine displacement.
The YZF R15 v3 comes with Slipper clutch and also with 2 channel ABS. The tank capacity is 11 litres which is a compromising value for a highway freak. With decent mileage of 38 kmpl to 40kmpl in city and 45 kmpl to 48kmpl in highway sounds yeaaaaaah.
The bike comes with all new electronic setup like fully digital instrument cluster with gear shift indicating light, Dual LED Headlights and LED Tail lamps.
The bike missed out USD folks like in international version but equipped with telescopic front suspension. In rear, an aluminium swing arm is mounted to the monoshock suspension. The tyres are from MRF and comes with a broader rear tyres this time.
The YZF R15 V3 is available in 3 colours Racing Blue, Thunder grey and Dark Knight,
Attachments and Accessories.
The company offers some of cool and essential attachments for the buyers Like Tank pad, Frame slider, Skid Pad, Daytona Muffler (only for tack purpose), DC mobile charging port and Seat cover.
Pricing favours the sales.
The all new Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in four variants. Also it’s priced much competitively in Faired 150cc to 200cc motorcycle segment.
Yamaha R15 V3 Models with price.
Standard Version 127,330.00 Ex-Showroom Price
Motogp Edition 130,000.00 Ex-Showroom Price
Dual Channel ABS 139,680.00 Ex-Showroom Price
DarkNight – ABS 141,680.00 Ex-Showroom Price
To know more visit Yamaha’s official site by clicking here.
Yamaha R15 V3 detailed specifications..
|No. of cylinder||1|
|Fuel system||Fuel Injection|
|Cooling system||Liquid cooling system|
|Ignition system||T.C.I ( Transistor controlled Iginition )|
|Maximum power||19.3HP @10,000RPM|
|Maximum Torque||14.7NM @8500 RPM|
|Chassis / Frame||Delta Box|
|Steering angle||33 Degree|
|Gear box & clutch|
|Number of Gears||6|
|Clutch||Wet type Multi-plate Assist & slipper clutch|
|Dimension & weight|
|Fuel tank capacity||11 litre|
|Oil tank capacity||1.05 litre|
|Brake & safety|
|Front brake||282mm singel disc|
|Rear Brake||220mm single disc|
|Front suspension||Telescopic fork|
|Front wheel Travel||130mm|
|Rear wheel Travel||97mm|
|Tyre size & wheel|
|Front Tyre||100/80-17M/C 52P (MRF)|
|Rear Tyre||140/70-17M/C 66H (MRF)|
|Rev limiter indicator||Avialable|
|Battery type||Maintenace Free (ETZ-5)|
|Head light||LED Head light|
|Tail light||LED Tail light|
|Indicator light||12v bulb|
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