This is Yamaha advancement over the previous model of R15 with a complete set of new features and quite a lot changes to the body. R15 was basically the first model for the Indian market designed in the true super sport image and featuring a high-level balance of enjoyable running performance on winding roads. Now Yamaha India has launched what you will call the 2011 model of Yamaha R15 which is quite similar to R1 to some extent.
FEATURES & TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
New Yamaha R15 is coming with an electric start 149.8 cc liquid cooled engine producing a a power of 17PS at 8500 rpm and torque 15 NM, that provides stable performance, reduce vibrations and offer a high quality ride. Its fuel tank has a capacity of 12.00 liters., and I think the fuel capacity is much enough to have a long joyful highway ride.
This new bike features a complete sports bike look, Frame forms the basis of riding and handling performance. New Yamaha has a Deltabox frame which delivers superior rigidity and balance.
WEIGHT AND DIMENSIONS
New Yamaha has a weight of around 136 kg, and its length is 1970.00 mm, Width is 670.00 mm and height is 1070.00 mm.
SPLIT SEAT AND LED TAILLIGHTS
New Yamaha has a seat separation which enables a better feeling of seat grip. Led taillights adds more joy to the style section.
SUSPENSION & BRAKES
Talking about the suspension part, then its front suspension are telescopic type and rear suspension is mono type. As compared to the previous version, both its Tyres are fitted with disc brakes.
GEARS AND CLUTCH
New Yamaha comes with 6 manual gears and a wet multiplate clutch. It has stroke of 58.7 and has 1 cylinder. This new model has a ground clearance of 160.00 mm.
New Yamaha R15 comes with alloy wheels and the front wheel size is 90/80 R17 and rear wheel size is 130/70 R17 mm. It also has a dual horn.
This Yamaha r15 version is a good purchase for the ones looking for a sporty ride and willing to invest a large amount. New Yamaha has an on road price of Rs 1,19,600 approx.