Yamaha R15 is one of the highly recommended motorcycle in the 150cc premium motorcycle segment. Recently, the Indonesia and Thailand motoring market get benefited with the availability of this all-new Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 there under R15 VVA 155 moniker and received huge admiration from their audience. The R15 marked a record sales in Indonesia on recently passed April 1, 2017, as put forwarded first lot of motorcycle for bookings sold out just in 20 minutes.
Latest information from the sources reveals, the 2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 could hit the Indian market by the festive season of Diwali (October, 2017).
At the engine front, the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 is packed with a new 155cc, liquid-cooled and fuel-injected engine. The engine is said to generate maximum power of 19.04bhp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque of 14.7Nm at 8,500rpm. All the produced power transfers to the rear wheel with the help of mated a 6-speed gearbox, which is integrated with slipper clutch for dynamic and track focused riding experience.
Aesthetically featuring twin full LED headlights and higher seating position, the R15 V3.0 shares design philosophy from the flagship motorcycle in the product lineup. Other than this, the motorcycle also gained the availability of new instrument cluster and upside down front suspension.
Reportedly, for now, available in a colour options such as Racing Blue, Matte Red and Matte Black, carry the price sticker of 34.5 million IDR on-road. According to the Indian currency , it will cost something around INR 1.70 lakh for the Indian audience. The sportbike lovers, who are seeking to buy a lightweight performance bike could bring this forthcoming into consideration. But, you have to keep patience till its launch that is subjected to take place by October this year.