BS6-compliant Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 becomes costlier in India

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BS6-compliant Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 becomes costlier in India
BS6-compliant Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 becomes costlier in India

05 Aug 2020: BS6-compliant Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 becomes costlier in India

Yamaha Motor India has increased the prices of its YZF-R15 V3.0 motorcycle for the second time since its launch in December 2019.

With the latest price-hike, the sports tourer has become costlier by Rs. 2,100 and it now starts at Rs. 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

As for the highlights, the YZF-R15 V3.0 comes with a fully-faired design and a 155cc BS6-compliant engine.

Design: Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0: At a glance

The YZF-R15 V3.0 sits on the company's signature Deltabox chassis, featuring a fully-faired design, a sculpted fuel tank, an all-LED lighting setup, and an attractive livery.

It also offers a tall windshield, a stepped-up seat, a digital instrument console, and sporty-looking alloy wheels.

Further, the bike comes in three color options: Thunder Grey, Racing Blue, and Dark Knight.

Fact: Power and performance

The Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 draws power from a BS6-compliant 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled mill that makes 18.3hp of power at 10,000rpm and 14.1Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. Meanwhile, transmission duties on the motorcycle are handled by a six-speed manual gearbox.

Safety: What about safety and suspension setup?

To ensure the safety of the rider, the Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 offers disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS to avoid skidding on the roads while braking.

The suspension duties on the motorcycle are handled by telescopic forks at the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.

Fact: What about the pricing?

After receiving this latest price-hike of Rs. 2,100, the Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 costs Rs. 1,47,900 for the Thunder Grey model while the Racing Blue and Dark Knight variants carry a price-tag of Rs. 1,49,000 and Rs. 1,50,000, respectively (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).