Yamaha commence bookings for 2017 YZF-R15 V3.0 in India

first_imgAccording to reports, select dealerships of Yamaha India have started with the pre-bookings of the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 at an initial amount of Rs 50,000. Yamaha had unveiled the 2017 YZF-R15 V3.0 in Indonesia last year with its India launch expected to take place sometime in August-September. Dubbed as the baby R6, the all new Yamaha R15 was unveiled by the Yamaha MotoGP racer Maverick Vinales in Indonesia.Engine:The all new R15 comes with a 155.1cc, liquid cooled 4-stroke, SOHC engine that churns out maximum power output of 19BHP and 14.7 Nm of torque, mated to a six-speed transmission that aids a wet multi-plate clutch.2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Design:The all new Yamaha R15 comes with the design elements of a Super Sport bike. The new R15 comes with a new aluminum rear arm for light weight, along with a stable motor control. The body is designed in a way to give a sporty look of a race bike. The LED front and rear lights are equipped with hazard lights that make this bike look more aggressive.2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Suspension:The all new Yamaha R15 includes new features like Assist & Slipper Clutch, which is usually seen only on large motors. The features assist makes the operation of the clutch very light so that the rider is more comfortable when operating the clutch, while the slipper clutch makes gearshift smoother and quicker acceleration.Features:The new R15 comes loaded with features like fully digital speedometer display which include shift timing light that will alert the driver to switch the acceleration and gear positioning.advertisement2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Colors:The all new Yamaha R15 has a choice of three colors: Racing Blue, Matte Black and Matte Red.Competition:The 2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 will compete with the likes of Suzuki 150R and Honda CBR 150R in India.2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Price:We expect the 2017 YZF-R15 V3.0 to come with a price tag of Rs 1.6 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) – Rs 1.9 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi).ALSO READ:Yamaha discontinues YZF-R3 for the Indian marketALSO READ:Yamaha recalls 1,155 units of YZF-R3 in India over faulty tank bracketsALSO READ:Yamaha FZ-25 first ride reviewlast_img

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