Since its India launch in 2008, the Yamaha YZF R15 has gained a lot of success. The primary reason for this is it’s superbike like looks, the powerful 150cc engine and the of course the high refinement levels that Yamaha is known for. The YZF R15 got a makeover in 2011 in the form of the R15 Version 2.0 which was surrounded by a lot of excitement due to its even more sharper looks. Just when the R15 has started to age again, Yamaha plans to launch a newer version of the R15- the Yamaha R15 V3.0 which is scheduled to be launched in 2017. Yamaha has put its best foot forward to make the new model even more powerful and better looking. Read further to know more about the Yamaha R15 V3.0 Launch Date, Mileage,Price in India, Specifications and Top Speed.
Yamaha R15 V3.0
Above is the rendering images from MotoBlast. The rendering images are of the R15 Version 3.0 are created on the basis on the spy images of the bik. The Yamaha R15 V3.0 will get new design body panels along with LED headlamps as shown in the picture. The new Yamaha R15 V3.0 will also have a digital speedo console with blue backlight. It is been said that the bike could also come with upside down front forks. The bike will share some panels with the M-Slaz certainly. The new 2017 R15 Version 3.0 will also be available in new colors.
Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 launch
|Yamaha R15 V3.0 Launch||July 2017 (expected)|
Though Yamaha has not yet announced the exact launch date, it is been believed that the launch can happen anytime in mid 2017. Most probably in July 2017.
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Spy Images
Yamaha R15 V3.0 India Price
At present the current R15 V2.0 model has a price tag of roughly Rs. 1.20 lakhs. The new Yamaha R15 V3.0 2017 could cost around Rs. 1.30 to 1.40 Lakhs (ex showroom). The reason for a price higher than this can be features like the USD Forks and LED headlamps.
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Features
It is believed that the 2017 Yamaha YZF R15 Version 3.0 will have a number of new features. I am listing down the features-
- Rear Mono-suspension
- Alloy Foot-pegs
- LED Taillight
- Alloy Wheels
- Tubeless Tyres
- Front Disc Brake
- Rear Disc Brake
- Sporty Rear Registration Plate Bracket
- Full Front Fairing
- LED Headlamps
- Rear View Mirrors
- LED HeadlampsUpside Down Front Forks
- Digital Speedo Console
- Clip-ons Handlebar
- Tank Protector
- Body Decals
- Aircraft-type Fuel Filler Cap
- Split Seats
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Specifications
In all its likelihood the R15 V3.0 will have a bigger 155cc engine from the Yamaha NMax 155 as compared to the V2.0. The engine will be a 6-speed manual transmission one. It could have a peak power of 20 BHP which is much higher than 16.7 BHP of the V2.0. The Variable Valve Actuation will help the low displacement engine deliver a high power-torque. Most probably the Yamaha R15 V3.0 will have an Upside-Down Front Forks for the front suspension. Below I am mentioning the specification details-
|Engine||Single Cylinder,Liquid Cooled, Fuel Injected, 155 CC engine|
|Transmission||6 Speed Manual|
|Max Power||20 BHP|
|Peak Torque||18 NM|
|Brakes||Both front and rear disc|
|Front Suspension||Upside Front Forks|
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Top Speed
|Yamaha R15 V3.0 Top Speed||130 Km/Hr|
The Yamaha R15 V3.0 could touch a top speed of 130 Km/hr owing to its higher power making it a lot faster than the other bikes in the 150 cc segment.
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Mileage
|Mileage on Highways||40 Km/Ltr|
|Mileage in city conditions||35 KM/Ltr|
The engine would be a refined one offering a mileage of 35 km/ltr in city conditions and 40 km/ltr on highways.
Yamaha R15 V 3.0 Design
Quite obviously the Yamaha R15 V3.0 will look a lot sportier and bigger than its predecessor V2.0 primarily due to USD forks and new body panels. Some panels can be derived from the M-Slaz . The most attractive feature would be the LED headlamps along with the sporty decals. There would also be new color option. The digital speedometer console would add to the design of the Yamaha R15 V3.0. The Yamaha R15 V2.o had a poor seating comfort as reported by many riders and pillions. Yamaha has plans to improve greatly on this front. The design could also have touches from the YZF R6 and YZF R125 .
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Color Options
The Yamaha R15 V3.o would be available in a few new colors apart from the existing ones of the V2.0. The colors are-
As of now, this information could be helpful. Stay tuned for more updates on the Yamaha R15 V3.0 India Launch, Price, Specifications, Images, Features, Mileage and more.