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2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 UNVEILED! Looks HOT! Has a SLIPPER CLUTCH! – Specs Unveiled

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2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 ups the game by a big margin as it offers 19 PS, new 155cc engine and a slipper clutch and USD forks

Yamaha is clearly banking on a set of products that will bring it sales and fame in the country. The R15 V 1.0 was an instant success for its track worthy performance and gave the enthusiast something they never asked, but love it till date. The R15 V 2.0 came and there was bit of disappointment in the air because it becoming more road worthy and less track monster.

Luckily, there was a solution from competitors so enthusiast weren’t disappointed. Road enthusiast were delighted when they saw their original one piece seat coming as the R15-S and the sales are growing rapidly. News of a R15 Version 3.0 has been in the highlight for some time and finally Yamaha says yes to it. Yamaha claims more power, performance from a most likely new bored up 155cc engine. Yamaha has just showcased the new bike with its racing drivers Rossi and Lorenzo in Jakarta, official launch and specs to follow in this week. We are excited!

2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Design and Dimensions

The design language and everything else here is very evolutionary and based on the old two versions that came before this. Twin headlights will make it to the bike, but this time they are aggressively shaped and will have LED on offer. Exhaust becomes slimmer and more FZ like. However, an attractive tail-light and much more can be seen. Chunky suspension and wheel tyre combo make it to make sure it looks sporty and purposeful.

2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Price and Launch

Launch will happen in late 2017 and prices will be around the same ball park such as Rs. 1.10-1.25 Lakhs ex-showroom.

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2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Chassis, suspension and brakes

UPSIDE DOWN FORKS ARE CONFIRMED. Same chassis as before can be seen here. Fat 140 section tyre at the rear and 100 section at the front are set to come in. Brake units will be the same as Nissin calipers at the front with dual piston and single piston Nissin calipers will make it to the motorcycle.

R15 Version 3.0 Engine And Specification

The motorcycle churns out 19.3 PS of power at 10,000 RPM and 14.7 Nm of torque at 8500 RPM. Liquid-cooling, fuel-injection, 4-valves per cylinder, forged pistons and patented cylinder head will help it deliver on reliability and performance at the same time which is the current scenario with the engine. Engine will be mated to the similar 6-speed gearbox. Gearbox has a slipper clutch

Length: 1990 mm
Width: 725 mm
Height: 1135 mm
Wheelbase: 1325 mm
Wet Weight: 137 kg
Engine: Liquid Cooled 4-stroke, SOHC
Cylinder Arrangement: Single cylinder
Cylinder Volume: 155.1cc
Bore x Stroke: 58 x 58.7 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.6 : 1
Power: 19.3 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque: 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Fuel Tank: 11 liters
Clutch Type: Wet Type Multi-Plate With Slipper Clutch
Front Tyre: 100/80-17M/C 52P
Rear Tyre: 140/70-17M/C 66S
Front Disc: 282 mm
Rear Disc: 240 mm
Kerb weight: 137 kgs

2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Safety and Features

ABS could be standard with this new Yamaha. However we expect it to be optional for now and standard ABS could come as late as 2019. Full digital speedometer with all tell-tale lights, fuel MID and other bits such as service reminders and warning lights will come on the dash.

2017 Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 Competition

Honda CBR 150R, Pulsar RS200, Suzuki GSX-R150

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