Overview Of Yamaha R15, Yamaha R15 is the first model for the Indian market designed in the true supersport image and featuring a high-level balance of enjoyable running performance on winding roads. Packed full of state-of-the-art technologies, R15 boasts performance worthy of a supersport model and a body design that evokes the image of the YZF-R series and gives visual expression to the quality of its ride. Yamaha India is Planning to launch the 2011 New R15 in May 2011 which will get some new features plus minor facelift.
Yamaha R15 is powered by 149.8cc Fuel Injected liquid cooled engine that will be producing an almost impossible 17bhp with maximum torque of 15 Nm at 7500rpm; which makes it like the most powerful bike under 200cc range and has a 6-speed Transmission. Yamaha is showcasing its potential for India with some real performance.
R15 has India’s first 150cc 4 valve engine with forged pistons, Deltabox frame & 6speed gear box. It’s overall length is 1995mm, overall width is 670mm and its wheels base is 1290mm. Since sporty YZF R15 is shorter too and its height is just 1070mm. YZF R15 features F 80/90 -17 inches tyres in the front and 100/80-17 inches tyres in the rear. Both the tyres are tubeless.
Update: New Shades & Graphics For Yamaha YZF R15
Yamaha have spruced up the looks of R15 with introduction of new colors and body graphics. This new makeover adds a punch to the sporty looks of the bike. R15 is now available in four new colors namely “Impact Yellow”, “Midnight black”, “Sunset Red” and “Racing Blue.”
Apart from the new Yellow shade Yamaha R15, the tone of the red color has also been changed and is different from the previous red color. Similarly there is a slight difference between the black and blue colors from their previous variants. The red colored bike now also has the side flaps of the same color. The previous version had the black side flaps. The Yellow color has white colored side flaps and the paint quality is very good on it.
There is a new design on the side flaps which extends to the tank of the bike. There is a new R15 sticker above the left headlamp. Yamaha has also provided the rim stripe tape in the Yellow, red and black bikes. The ex-showroom price New R15 is around Rs 2,000 higher than the previous version which comes to around 99500.00 (Ex-Showroom New Delhi).