Yamaha R15 v3.0 revealed completely – This is it!

Posted on: Jan 9, 2017 - 11:37pm IST

The Yamaha R15 v3.0 gains new upside down front forks.

A new spy picture of the upcoming Yamaha R15 v3 has come up on various Facebook groups revealing the entry level sports bike in entirety. The faired motorcycle gets a highly aggressive front fairing which will place it at par with the competition.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 spy shot
A new spy shot of the Yamaha R15 v3 from Indonesian roads, in entirety, reveals the sporty look of the faired entry level sports bike.

Apart from USD forks in the front, the Yamaha R15 v3.0 can be expected to continue with a link type monocross rear setup as seen in the present model. The Yamaha R15 v2.0 gets an aluminium long arm swingarm inspired from the previous generation R1. Expect the new one to get something in similar spec as well.

The chassis can be based on the present deltabox which lends the bike the ability to take over curves with utmost confidence. Another major change will be on the powertrain. The Yamaha R15 v3.0 is expected to displace around 155 cc and gain Variable Valve Actuation technology. This will help the bike continue with its existing compact SOHC layout and yet produce ideal amounts of power at low, mid as well as the top end of the rev range.

Other features gauged from spyshots include disc brakes all around, LED headlamps with a huge ram intake (which may or may not be functional) and an all-digital instrumentation.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 rendering blue front three quarter
The Yamaha R15 v3 (code: Yamaha BG7) is expected to get a new 155 cc mill with Variable Valve Actuation technology. Image Credit: Julak Sendie Design.

Expect the Yamaha R15 v3.0 to get a price hike. The bike can be expected to be launched by mid-2017.

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