Live image of the Yamaha MT-15 (Yamaha M-Slaz) leaks, December 1 unveil confirmed – Report

Posted on: Nov 25, 2015 - 10:04am IST

To debut at the Thailand Motor Expo.

Yamaha Motor Company of Thailand has teased the Yamaha MT-15 through a video and has confirmed the model’s world debut to take place on the eve of the 32nd Thailand International Motor Expo 2015 on December 1. The model will be showcased at the show between December 2 to 13.

Yamaha M-Slaz MT-15 LED head lamp teased
The Yamaha M-Slaz is believed to feature an LED headlamp.

The company has revealed that the naked R15 will be called the Yamaha M-Slaz. Its tagline is revealed to be “Slash Your Darkness”. The motorcycle is expected to be launched in Thailand first and in Indonesia next. It is unclear if the model will be introduced in India. The price of the M-Slaz is expected to be around THB 85,000 (INR 1.58 lakhs).

Yamaha M-Slaz silver green front quarter leaked
The Yamaha M-Slaz will be launched in Thailand and Indonesia in the coming months.

Also Read: India-bound Yamaha MT-03, Yamaha MT-10 unveiled at EICMA 2015

Yamaha M-Slaz – Teaser Video

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The M-Slaz would be powered by the same engine doing duty on the Yamaha R15 Version 2.0. The 150 cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine with SOHC could be offered in the same state of tune on the M-Slaz, with an output of 17 PS at 8,500 rpm and 15 Nm at 7,500 rpm. It will be paired with a 6-speed gearbox.

Yamaha M-Slaz – Live Images

Yamaha M-Slaz – Teaser Images

[Photos: MZCrazyCars]

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