New Yamaha R15 2.0 launched in India
As we said earlier in our blog post on Yamaha R15 launch in India, Yamaha has now upgraded and launched it’s champion product R15 in India.
R15 has always been an iconic bike in India as it brought the culture of power biking in India. Yamaha R15 had a lot of ‘first time in India‘ features which were a boon.
Below are the list of features and specifications in the bike:
|Engine type||Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve|
|Cylinder arrangement||Single cylinder|
|Bore & Stroke||57 × 58.7mm|
|Maximum power||17PS/ 8,500rpm|
|Maximum torque||15N.m / 7,500rpmm|
|Starting system||Electric start|
|Fuel tank capacity||12 liters|
|Fuel supply system||Fuel Injection|
|Primary / Secondary reduction ratio||3.042 / 3.133|
|Clutch type||Wet Multiple-disc|
|Transmission type||Return type 6-speed|
|Gear ratios||1st=2.833, 2nd?1.875, 3rd=1.364,
4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.84
|Frame type||Delta box|
|Caster / Trail||26° / 98mm|
|Tire size (Front / Rear)||90/80-17 / 130/70-R17|
|Brake type (Front / Rear)||Hydraulic, single disc (Front / Rear)|
|Suspension type (Front / Rear)||Telescopic / Linked type Monocross|
|Headlight||Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W X2|
|Battery||12V, 3.5Ah (10H)|
|Overall length x width x height||1,970mm x 670mm × 1,070mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||160mm|
Soon after the launch there were many other power bikes launched in India including Honda CBR 250. Yamaha sensed the craze and now launched an upgraded version of R15 to appeal the sub 1.1 Lakh buyers.
Now that the bike is in the market and also now is visually appealing as well, would you like to buy this bike? Or you would wait for KTM 200. You right now already have the option of CBR 250 which comes in abs and non abs version.
Let us know your views in the comments section below.
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