- @Yamaha YZF R15 v3.0 | @Valentino Rossi
One of the most favored, attractive yet sporty bikes preferred all over the world is the Yamaha R15. A motorcycle with features like a high-performance engine, jazzy look, and sturdy appearance have played an imperative role in creating a large fan following in the Indian market. The Yamaha R15 was introduced first way back in 2008 and ever since then, the bike has been cherished by youngsters.
The last update to the Yamaha R15 was in 2011 when the brand introduced the new model as the R15 V2.0. Later in 2015, the Yamaha R15 S was introduced with edits in the design for ordinary pillion seat.
Recently, the manufacturer is preparing to launch an all-new production of the Yamaha R15, which is expected to launch in India midway this year. Yamaha claims the motorcycle will be more dynamic and sportier in its new personification. The bike will be launched first in Indonesia where the testing of the bike has been taking place for quite some time. From the spy images surfacing the internet, we can notice that the new model looks bigger and possibly with a larger motor with numerous variants. Although there is no official confirmation from the company about the launch date in India.
2017 Yamaha YZF R15 v3.0 will come with slipper clutch :
In the recent leaked video of the conference in Indonesia where Yamaha R15 v3.0 was revealed. With finalized looks of Yamaha R15 v3.0 it was also announced to be having Slipper clutch.In the conference featuring Valentino Rossi , He has personally admired the slipper clutch and the iconic lead lamp that the Yamaha R15 v3.0 will be featured. with this reveal of the finalized Yamaha R15 v3.0, the launch of Yamaha R15 v3.0 will be any time sooner in Indonesia. As it is expected to be released in India around JULY 2017 . And it’s also quite interesting to see the other prominent features that will be offered by the Yamaha R15 v3.0, as all Yamaha motorcycle enthusiasts will be looking after it with the crossed fingers.!
- Engine: 155cc, single cylinder, SOHC with VVA
- Max Power:18-20bhp
- Max Torque: 17-18Nm
- Transmission: 6-speed
MILEAGE AND PRICE
The bike is expected to give a mileage of 40kmpl in city limits and about 45kmpl – 46kmpl on the highway.
It is estimated to be priced at Rs 1.30 lakh – Rs 1.35 (ex-showroom).
The new model of the bike is supposed to have LED headlamps including new body panels with revised rear view mirrors. It also has a digital instrument console with display and blue LED backlight. It also has inverted telescopic suspension. Since the company has already announced that there will be an improvement in safety, hence it is expected to come with anti-lock braking system (ABS).
Image Gallery of Yamaha R15 v3.0 (spied and rendered images):