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New Yamaha XSR 155 Unveiling on August 16 Gets a Codename, B1V

New Yamaha XSR 155 Unveiling on August 16 Gets a Codename, B1V

Snapshot: Retro-styled new Yamaha XSR 155 will be launching in Thailand on 16th August 2019. The XSR 155 is inspired by XSR 700 and XSR 900 and gets a code name, B1V.

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  • New Yamaha XSR 155 is the latest addition to the Yamaha fleet from August 16.

  • The initial New Yamaha XSR 155 launch will be in Thailand.

  • Yamaha XSR 155, codenamed as B1V, gets its inspiration from the XSR 700 and XSR 900

The Yamaha XSR 155 specs resemble the XSR 700 and XSR 900 in many ways. The circular LED headlamp gives the Yamaha XSR 155 a retro look. The round headlight necessitates that the digital instrumentation cluster will move towards the centre of the handlebar. Similar to the XSR 700, the fuel tank of the New Yamaha XSR 155 has a teardrop shape.

The New Yamaha XSR 155 will come with a single-piece seat. The pillion rider can grab on to the belt positioned at the centre of the seat. The tail lamp and the rear profile features match the XSR 700. 

New Yamaha XSR 155

The 17-inch alloy wheels fitted on the New Yamaha XSR 155 will have a tyre size of 110/70 at the front and 140/70 for the rear. The front wheels could have an upside-down forks with the adjustable mono-shock absorber positioned at the back. Disc brakes will be available on both the wheels with an additional safety measure in the form of dual-channel ABS. 

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The New Yamaha XS 155 will feature a 155cc SOHC motor similar to the one present on the R15 V3.0. This single-cylinder petrol engine will pair with a 6-speed gearbox to produce 19.3ps of power and a torque of 14.7Nm. The slipper clutch available with the 6-speed gearbox is a standard accessory. The Variable Valve Actuation Technology present in the engine ensures providing equal power across the entire rev range. 

The immediate competitor of the Yamaha XSR 155 is the Honda CB150 Streetster, launched recently in Indonesia. 

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