Yamaha YZF-R15 V3: In the previous month, we have heard that Yahaha is going to launch its R15 V3 soon in India. After a long time of work, the Japanese manufacturer, Yamaha has certainly released the third-gen R15 V3 in India which will come with a price tag of INR 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The leading variant of Yamaha YZF-R15 (V1) came on the market in the year 2008 and the second variant (V2) came in the year 2011. Now, the company is all set to release the brand new, V3 with a fresh design and advanced features.

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 seems considerable, first-class and receives a group of technological advancements which will make it another high-end bike of Yamaha. However, the layout style of the latest R15 is obtained from its precedents, the latest R6. The bikes come with a stylish yet bold look. According to the company, the drag coefficient R15 V3 has lowered along with the design, which will be further aerodynamic. The latest version of the motorbike is equipped with modern all-digital instrument console, an innovative headlamp cluster with dual-LED settings. The dual-LED settings are developed with daytime running lights (DRL), whereas it includes USB charging socket which will allow you to link the smartphones and tablets.

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Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 will give you more comfortable rides thanks to the somewhat untroubled seating state and decreased pillion seat height for extra convenience. The company has practiced 11 liters fuel tank which was more in the previous variant, but this will make it lightweight. It can also be specified standard with upturned forks (USD) and IRC tires, same like the global variants, although the price should be concerned in this case. For India, the company has decided to keep telescopic forks beforehand and MRF tires. The monoshock setup continues to be on at the back, whereas the motorcycle will be rolled out with distinct Deltabox frame.

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 will be powered by 155cc liquid-cooled engine which is cable of producing 19 bhp peak power at 10,000 rpm and 15 Nm top torque at 8500 rpm. It will be combined with a 6-speed gearbox. The engine will operate on a greater compression ratio (11.6:1) as well as lighter forged aluminum piston. The bike is developed with Variable Valves Actuation (VVA) system which helps in producing torque at moderate rpm. It will also include support and slide clutch for a constant movement beneath severe deceleration.

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3 Launched at Auto Expo

Now about the braking system of the rand new YZF-R15 V3, it comes with a 282mm disc brake along with a front dual piston caliper as well as back 220 mm disc along with a separate piston caliper. The weak point is that it doesn’t have ABS system at present. The bike is designed in two tones which are racing blue and thunder grey. The colors are really impressive and suitable for trendy looks. The company will begin the delivery of the latest version of YZF-R15 from the beginning week of March. It will rival against Honda CBR150R, Bajaj Pulsar RS200, Bajaj Dominar 400 and also the KTM Duke 200.

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