Expected Launch Date: Jan 2018 – Apr 2018
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Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Overview
The latest Yamaha YZF R15 V3 has been recently spotted test-driving in India. As such, the bars have been raised high over its upcoming launch in India amongst the bike fans. The latest range of spicy pictures that have gone viral about this bike claim that the bike will be featuring racing blue shades on the nation’s streets. The riding seat of the bike through its pictures appear big and have received a step up to the pillion seat as well as which is not as high as the R15 version of the 2’s. The overall finish of the paint of the bike looks classy and quite typical to any Yamaha motorbike. As reported before, the Indian version of the Yamaha YZF R15 will not be receiving the USD forks which are available in its Indonesian version.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Engine & Transmission
The latest version of the Yamaha R15 V3 bike receives the all-new single cylinder, liquid cooled, 155cc engine that is capable of producing power of around 19 PS at 10,000 rpm along with a peak torque of around 14.7 Nm at 8500 rpm. The engine of the bike has been mated to a 6-speed transmission gearbox.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Breaking and Safety
As mentioned, there have been no visualizations of the USD front forks with this bike model. In addition to this, the spied images of the bike also do not feature ABS as standard which might be features later on in the bike.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Competitors
The key rivals of the latest Yamaha YZF R15 V3 bike are claimed to be the New Honda CBR 150R and Suzuki GSX R150.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Mileage
The bike is supposed to hit the Indian streets with a displacement of 155.1 cc along with an overall fuel tank capacity of 11 Litres. The top speed features of the bike are expected to be around 144 Kmph which is well-suited for riding long distances. Unlike the predecessor model of the bike, the latest V3 version of the bike will be featuring a completely digital instrument cluster. The prime highlights of the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 model include twin LED headlamps, aggressive body structuring, and appealing liveries with slipper clutch being standard in this bike model.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Performance and Handling
The motorbike receives the traditional telescopic forks similar to its standard version. On the performance level, the bike is yet to be tested on official grounds. The version that has been spied in India does not come with USD front forks. In addition to this, Yamaha might be removing some of the handling features from the Indian version of the bike to make it more economical for the Indian crowd.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 What we think
With Yamaha gearing up for the launch of the latest YZF R15 model in India, the India-specification model of the bike is still the downgraded version of the international model which has been done with the intent of keeping the overall price low.