Yamaha R15 v3.0 showcased at BIMS 2017


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The 2017 Yamaha R15 v3.0 is the most expensive offering in the segment.

Yamaha Thailand has showcased the Yamaha R15 v3.0 at the ongoing 2017 Bangkok International Motor Show. The motorcycle is expected to be launched in late-2017.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 at BIMS 2017 front three quarter
The Yamaha R15 v3.0 gets a new 155.1 cc VVA mill capable of producing 19.31 PS of maximum power and 14.7 Nm of peak torque.

The Yamaha R15 v3.0 is suspended over upside down front forks and a link type monoshock in the rear. The bike continues to use a deltabox frame gets a new aluminium swingarm. The bike tips the scales at 137 kg (wet) which is just a kg more than the R15 v2.0. Features include LED headlamps, hazard lamp, assist and slipper clutch, 140 section rear tyre and LED taillamp.

The instrumentation this time is all-digital. The Yamaha R15 v3.0 also gets an assist and slipper clutch. It measures 1,990 mm in length, 725 mm in width and 1,135 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1,325 mm. The bike can store 11-litre of petrol. Yamaha has also provided the motorcycle with a hazard lamp.

Also Read: Yamaha R15 v3.0 priced at IDR 34.5 million, costliest in segment – Indonesia

The 2017 Yamaha R15 v3.0 is powered by a new 155.1 cc single cylinder; liquid cooled fuel injected VVA mill. The engine is coupled to a 6-speed gearbox and is capable of producing 19.31 PS of maximum power at 10,000 rpm and 14.7 Nm of peak torque at 8,500 rpm.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 at BIMS 2017 rear three quarter
The 2017 Yamaha R15 v3.0 gets LED headlamp and a slipper clutch.

The Yamaha R15 v3.0 is available in three colour options, Racing Blue, Matte Black and Matte Red.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 at BIMS 2017

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