Yamaha YZF R15 V3
- Engine: 150 Cc
- Mileage: 30 Kmpl
- Power: 16.7 bhp
- Weight: 136 Kg
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Overview
The standard Yamaha R15 has been one of the most famous and affordable sports bike in India. Adding more advancements to the same, Yamaha introduced the latest Yamaha R15 V3 which is the latest new-generation bike that comes equipped with advanced features that go beyond the given segment. The Yamaha R15 V3 is a fully-faired bike. However, with respect to the overall design features, the bike resembles its elder siblings from the R-series like the previous-generation R3 & R6 series. One of the most striking changes included in the Yamaha R15 V3 is the addition of angular headlights which is separated by some central vent.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Engine & Transmission
The Yamaha R15 V3 receives its power from the 155.1 cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, SOHC engine. The engine of the bike is capable of churning out the power of around 19.30 HP at 10,000 rpm along with a maximum torque of 15 Nm at 8500 rpm. The given engine of the bike is mated to a 6-speed transmission gearbox. Additionally, the engine of the Yamaha R15 V3 also features the highly specialized Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) technology which is responsible for bringing about the necessary fuel regulation at different throttle inputs and speeds.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Braking & Safety
The Yamaha R15 V3 will be riding on upside-down telescopic forks towards the front end along with a swingarm-mounted monoshock towards the rear end. The bike comes fitted with a 282 mm disc brake towards the front along with a 220 mm disc brake towards the rear end. In the Indian version of the Yamaha R15 V3, ABS is made standard.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Competitors
With the launch of the Yamaha R15 V3, it will be competing against the KTM RC200 in the Indian market.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Mileage
With the given displacement of 155.1 cc, the Yamaha R15 V3 delivers an average mileage of around 35-45 kmpl. The bike is available is attractive shades like Thunder Grey and Racing Blue. The Yamaha R15 V3 is available as a fully-faired bike which has derived its design inspirations from the classic elder siblings like the R-series including the attractive R3 & R6 bike series. With the inclusion of the angular headlights that are separated by a central vent, the bike is looking forward to a design inspiration for the upcoming bike models.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Performance and Handling
The seat height of the Yamaha R15 V3 is 15 mm larger in comparison to the previous versions. However, the wheelbase is 20mm shorter which indicate the delivery of enhanced agility. The fully-faired motorcycle also comes equipped with specialized slip clutch and assist for ensuring smoother performance even under hard downshifts.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 What we think
Even with a strong rival, the Yamaha R15 V3 will be occupying the given niche of being the sportiest bike in its affordable segment.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Users Reviews (1 reviews)
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