2021 Yamaha YZF-R15 V4.0 And R15M Launched In India, Costs Begin At ₹ 1.68 Lakh
The Yamaha R15 V4.0 brings a number of upgrades to the bike together with new design language, USD entrance forks, in addition to a brand new and extra track-focused R15M variant additional enhancing the efficiency quotient.
- The 2021 Yamaha R15 V4.0 is priced at a premium of Rs. 10,000 over V3.0
- The brand new Yamaha R15M instructions an almost Rs. 20,000 premium over R15 V3.0
- Each variations will get new USD entrance forks, traction management, quickshifter
Yamaha Motor India has launched the YZF-R15 V4.0 within the nation bringing a variety of upgrades to the full-faired bike. The 2021 Yamaha R15 V4.0 is priced from ₹ 1.68 lakh going as much as ₹ 1.72 lakh relying on the color choice, whereas the extra track-focused R15M will set you again by ₹ 1.78 lakh (all costs are ex-showroom Delhi). The R15 V4.0 arrives barely three years since V3.0 arrived in 2018, and the corporate has introduced a brand new design language, new options, and even a brand new and sportier R15M model becoming a member of the line-up. On-line bookings for the brand new R15 vary start from as we speak whereas deliveries will start by the top of September.
The 2021 Yamaha YZF-R15 V4.0 and R15M get a number of segment-first options. The R15 V4.0 is offered in three colors – Racing Blue, Darkish Knight, and Metallic Purple. The R15M is obtainable in two particular paint schemes – Metallic Gray and the Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP Version.
The large replace although is the brand new design language on the 2021 R15 vary. The bike borrows design cues from the brand new R7 that made its international debut in Might this yr, bringing the 155 cc fashions in step with the model’s R-DNA. Notably, the bike will get a brand new single bi‐useful Class-D LED headlight with the brand new M-shaped consumption duct within the centre and seen on the M1 in MotoGP. The headlamp is flanked by LED DRLs on both aspect. The improve additionally features a reworked fairing and tail part on the bike.
Yamaha has additionally reworked the suspension set-up on the 2021 R15 V4.0 with the inclusion of USD entrance forks. The models change the telescopic forks that have been seen on V3.0. The 37 mm USD forks get a lightweight (unsprung) decrease finish, whereas the higher finish (sprung) will get thick outer tubes bolted to the chassis for larger rigidity. Yamaha says the brand new construction provides extra stability underneath braking whereas enhancing consolation and cornering efficiency.
With a purpose to accommodate the brand new entrance suspension, the bike will get a brand new higher triple clamp (handlebar crown) with the rib shapes contributing to the energy–rigidity stability, much like the M1. The brand new R15 now additionally comes with traction management, together with a quickshifter that’s commonplace on the R15 V4 Racing Blue color and the R15M. It prompts at speeds over 20 kmph or when the bike is over 2000 rpm and accelerating. The mannequin additionally will get a slipper and help clutch and dual-channel ABS.
The 2021 YZF-R15 and the R15M continues to attract energy from the 155 cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve engine that produces 18.1 bhp at 10,000 rpm and 14.2 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. Energy is barely lower than the V3.0 whereas torque has gone up by 0.1 Nm. The fuel-injected motor with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The bike has a kerb weight of 142 kg.
In the meantime, the R15M additional differentiates itself with particular seats, 3D emblem and new ByBre brake calipers. Each bikes include a brand new LCD instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity. There’s additionally a brand new Journey/data button on the proper aspect of the handlebar stalk that enables accessing totally different visible modes – Observe and Road. Yamaha additionally claims a decrease drag coefficient of 0.293 cd on the brand new R15 vary.