Yamaha R15 V4 bike goes official at Rs. 1.67 lakh
Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched its R15 V4 motorbike in India. It is available in three variants: standard, M, and a limited-run MotoGP edition. As for the highlights, the bike has a refreshed design and offers new features such as traction control and Bluetooth connectivity. It draws power from a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that makes 18.1hp of power. Here are more details.
The Yamaha R15 V4 has a muscular fuel tank, stepped-up split-style seats, an upswept exhaust, a raised windscreen, and golden-colored front forks. The bike packs a digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, a bi-functional LED headlight, and rides on alloy wheels. It is available in Metallic Gray, Metallic Red, Racing Blue, and Dark Knight shades. A variant with MotoGP graphics is available as well.
The Yamaha R15 V4 draws power from a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that generates a maximum power of 18.1hp and a peak torque of 14.2Nm. The mill is linked to a 6-speed gearbox.
In terms of safety equipment, the Yamaha R15 V4 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS and traction control. It also gets two riding modes: Street and Track. Suspension duties on the bike are taken care of by inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
In India, the standard version of the Yamaha R15 V4 is priced between Rs. 1.67-1.72 lakh while the M variant carries a price-tag of Rs. 1.77 lakh. Finally, the limited-run MotoGP model sports a price-figure of Rs. 1.79 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).