YZF R15 V3.0 is a sports motorcycle and its price starts from Rs 1.5 Lakh. R15 is the fastest 150cc bike available in India.
|Engine||Mileage||Fuel Tank Capacity||Power||Torque||Ignition|
|155.00 CC||45.00 km/l||11.00 litre||18.33 HP @ 10000 RPM||14.10 Nm @ 8000 RPM||TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)|
Being one of the largest automobile industries in the world, Yamaha Motors built yet another awesome bike - YZF R15 Ver 3.0
Yamaha is famous for developing superbikes and commercial vehicles and as for the local citizens, it has always delivered what the public demanded through their bikes.
Yamaha YZF R15 Version 3.0 was released in Jan 2017, and its BS-6 model was launched a couple of years later in Jan 2019. Both the bikes performed really well in the market and gained a lot of popularity among the youngsters. Even today, Yamaha YZF R15 Version 3.0 is going strong in the automobile business.
|Power||18.33 HP @ 10000 RPM|
|Torque||14.10 Nm @ 8000 RPM|
|Ignition||TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)|
|Valves per Cylinder||4|
|Transmission Type||Constant mesh, 6-speed|
|Numbers of Gear||6|
|Front Brake Type||Disc|
|Front Brake Size||282.00 mm|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc|
|Rear Brake Size||220.00 mm|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic fork|
|Rear Suspension||Monocross (link suspension)|
|Wheel Size||17.00 mm|
|Front Tyre Type||Tubeless|
|Front Tyre Size||100/80-17M/C 52P|
|Rear Tyre Type||Radial Tubeless|
|Rear Tyre Size||140/70R17M/C 66H|
|Mileage Reported by Users||45.00 km/l|
|Fuel tank Capacity||11.00|
|Seat Height||815.00 mm|
|Kerb Weight||142.00 kg|
|Ground Clearance||170.00 mm|
|Battery Capacity||12 V, 4.0 Ah|
|Lap Time Counter||0.00|
The structure of the current-gen R15 V3. 0 is propelled by Yamaha's lead vehicle, the YZF R1. Directly from the air pocket visor, to the gills on the fuel tank, sitting position, taillights, you can discover the plan of the lead bike shouting at you. The bike looks sharp and aggressive with its track-focused design. It's been 12 years since R15 was launched in India.
As the name indicates, this is the 3rd version of the bike and since the first one, we have seen many changes in its design from front to back. This version of the R15 is more edgy and sharp than the earlier models. The aerodynamics design of the bike gives it the appearance of a premium sports bike.
YZF R15 V3.0 comes with white led lamp lighting which consists of Bi-Functional LED Headlight that comes along with daytime running lamps or commonly known as DRL and has a very sharp and aggressive looking red LED taillights.
You can see very noticeable graphics details in the new BS6 variants than the old BS4 variants. The new graphics give the bike a more attractive look.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in three distinct colours: Thunder Grey, Racing Blue, and Dark Knight.
While the illustrations on the dim and Dark Knight shading appear to be like the BS4 bike, the R15 V3 which has now been outfitted with a BS6-consistent motor estimates 1,990mm long, 725mm in width, and 1,135mm in stature.
The total weight of the bike remains at 139 kgs while the fuel tank limit remains at 11 litres which weigh 2kgs not exactly the BS4 model.
It is powered by a 6-speed manual 155cc liquid-cooled, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC Engine.
The BS6 yield figures remain at 14.1 Nm of torque generated at 8500 rpm and max power of 18.6 PS at 10000 rpm this figure is slightly less than the old BS4 model. This is an ongoing trend watched while renewing the current motor to BS6 specifications.
The Yamaha R15 V3 comes loaded with features such as a fully digital instrument cluster, Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), slipper clutch.
What’s interesting in the transmission mechanism is the slipper clutch that gives the bike total-sports-bike-control and helps to change gears easily and faster compared with the normal clutch.
Braking system and suspension obligations are completed by the same mechanisms as in the BS4 models that are monoshock suspension. And the brake dimension of 282mm front brake and 220mm of rear brake and all the variants come with the dual-channel anti-braking system (ABS).
This makes it the country’s first 150cc motorcycle to get a dual-channel system however, we cannot turn off the ABS in R15 V3.
All these features of the new R15 V3 make this bike a very promising and great performing mid-range sports bike. The fuel consumption on this bike is very low as we look at a sports bike, the company states the mileage of 40kmpl which is very great on a sportbike.
Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is tuned with all the requirements of BS6. A finely tuned Single Overhead Camshaft, commonly known as SOHC engine.
The bike includes features like body type of a sports bike, has graphics, self-start only, digital speedometer, low fuel warning lamp, step-up seat, passenger footrest, clock, low oil indicator, liquid cooling system, digital console, digital odometer, dual-channel ABS, pass switch, digital trip meter, split seat and more.
Along with all that, Yamaha has also provided some extra accessories such as an engine guard, USB charger, bike cover, seat cover, fuel tank pad and much more.
Altogether, Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes with a load full of accessories and features that the driver will definitely like.
Overall, Yamaha, as always, gave us a great superbike that many people have been waiting for a long time. In its price range, it certainly is the best choice.
The overall performance of the bike is highly appreciated by the experts.
It sure has been up the mark in terms of speed, balance, precision and everything. It ticks all the boxes and is certainly ready to amaze everyone with its power-packed performance and deadly looks.