Yamaha R15 v3.0 made its global debut in Indonesia during Gala Event. For a very long time this was in discussion, and last year Yamaha confirmed that new R15 will more powerful, dynamic and sporty in nature. People took it as more cc engine, but Yamaha had plan something else.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 Price

Global Launch Date23 January 2017
Expected Price 1,25,000 - 1,30,000 INR (Ex-Showroom)
Mileage45 - 50 Kmpl (In City)
50 - 53 Kmpl (On Highway)
ColoursRacing Blue, Matte Red, Matte Black

It is expected that this bike will come to sell in India sometime later this year. But because of many new features and look, definitely it will cost more than v2.0, as we seen with KTM RC390. It will more sporty in nature but will not affect mileage much, but will interesting to see how it perform in city and highway driving conditions in terms of mileage.

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R15 v3.0 Engine and Technical Specification

Displacement155.1 ccFuel TypePetrol
Cylinder1Fuel Capacity11 Ltr.
Max. Power20bhp@10000 rpmIgnitionSpark Ignition
Max. Torque14.7 Nm@8500 rpmSpark Plugs1 per cylinder
BoreNACooling SystemLiquid Cooled
Stroke4Gearbox TypeManual
Valves Per CylinderNANo. of Gears6
Fuel Delivery SystemFuel InjectionTransmission TypeChain Drive
ClutchSlipper Clutch

v3.0 equipped with all new 155.1 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled engine. It produces 2bhp more power than its previous version and higher in segment too. Suzuki Gixxer 150 was the highest power producer in the segment with 19bhp. Major improvement is using of ‘Slipper Clutch’, it will improve and make more reliable the gear shifting than v2.0

Yamaha R15 v3.0 Looks and Dimensions

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Kerb. Weight137 Kgs.Wheelbase1,325 mm
Overall Length1,990 mmGround Clearance160 mm
Overall Weidth725 mmSeat Height800 mm
Overall Height1,135 mmChassis Type-

Minor changes are there in terms of dimensions but look totally changed. Sharp Full LED-projector headlamps is the main attraction in first look. Inspired from elder bro R6 design is more eye-pleasing and appealing.

Yamaha R15 v3.0 Features

Yamaha R15 V3.0-autoretina

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SpeedometerDigitalDigital Fuel GaugeYes
Fuel GaugeYesTripmeterYes
Techometer TypeDigitalElectric StartYes
TechometerYesShift LightYes
Side Stand IndicatorYesABS IndicatorNO
Stepped SeatYesKill SwitchYes
No. of Tripmeters3 (Expected)ClockYes
Tripmeter TypeDigitalElectric System12V DC (Expected)
Low Fuel IndicatorYesBattery12V/6 Ah (Expected)
Low Oil IndicatorYesHeadlight TypeTwin Projector Headlamp
Low Battery IndicatorYesHeadlight Bulb TypeLED
Pillion BackrestNoBrake/Tail LightLED Tail Light
Pillion GrabrailYesTurn SignalYes
Pillion SeatYesPass LightYes
Pillion FootrestYes

There is bunch of new features includes or improved in v3.0. Bike will in single tone as well as dual tone colour scheme, new instrument cluster, upside down forks, new exhaust arrangement, and body is more aerodynamic than before.

On 24 January Yamaha is decided to unveil a bike in India, but there is no official announcement regard this upcoming bike. There is lot of discussion that this could be new Yamaha FZ 250. Because from a long time Yamaha was missing this segment and even after R15 v3.0, Yamaha will miss this part of 2-wheeler market.

Let see, what Yamaha will reveal tomorrow. Untill then Checkout these amazing pics of Yamaha R15 v3.0