Yamaha R15 new colours introduced, price increased to INR 1.18 lakhs

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Now offered in three colour themes.

India Yamaha Motor has updated the colour options of the Yamaha R15 V2.0 and has revised its price. Earlier, the model had two prices – INR 1,14,241 and INR 1,17,373 depending on the colour choice; now all three options are priced the same, at INR 1,18,373. The colours available now are Revving Blue, Sparky Green and Adrenaline Red. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom, Delhi.

Yamaha R15 V2 Sparky Green launched
The 2016 Yamaha R15 V2 is available in Revving Blue, Sparky Green and Adrenaline Red colours.

There is no mechanical change in the 2016 model year R15. It is powered by the same 149 cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine with SOHC and FI, that produces 17 PS at 8,500 rpm and 15 Nm at 7,500 rpm, mated to the same six-speed gearbox.

Yamaha R15 V2 Adrenaline Red launched
There is no mechanical change in the 2016 model. It is powered by the same 149 cc engine that develops 17 PS and 15 Nm.

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Underpinned by the Deltabox chassis, the R15 V2.0 uses telescopic fork, link-type monocross rear suspension, single hydraulic disc brake at the front and rear, 90/80-17 tyre upfront and 130/70-R17 tyre at the rear. The 136 kg motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1,345 mm, saddle height of 800 mm and a ground clearance of 160 mm. A similar update has not been carried out on the Yamaha R15S.

Don’t miss our coverage on the next generation Yamaha R15 v3.0.

Yamaha R15 V2.0 Revving Blue at the Auto Expo 2016 – Image Gallery

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