Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 now in BS VI

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At the backdrop of The Call of the Blue creating excitement through Yamaha products and experiences, India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt. Ltd. announces the launch of YZF-R15 Version 3.0 (155 cc) in BS VI that will be available across all company dealerships of the country from the 3rd week of December, 2019. After the company’s announcement in August 2019 to introduce the BS VI engine equipped two wheelers in India, today’s introduction of the YZF-R15 Version 3.0 in BS VI followed the first introduction of Yamaha BS VI vehicles that is, FZ FI (149 cc) and FZS FI (149 cc) in November this year. The new YZF-R15 Version 3.0 in BS VI will be available in 3 current colours – Racing Blue, Thunder Grey and Darknight, along with the Racing Blue variant standardizing blue coloured wheels.

The Ex-Showroom Delhi begins from Rs. 145,300.

With a weight of 142 kgs, the new BS VI engine equipped YZF-R15 Version 3.0 gets

  • ‘Side stand engine cut-off switch’, ‘Dual horn’
  • and ‘Radial tubeless tyre’ at the rear wheel.
  • Such new features will be standardized in all variants of the YZF-R15 Version 3.0. Additionally, to perk up the sporty excitement of ‘The Call of the Blue’, the RACING BLUE colour variant gets ‘blue colour wheels’ that match with the racing excitement of the motorcycle.

    The new BS VI engine equipped YZF-R15 Version 3.0 has:

    A 155 cc, Liquid cooled,
    4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve engine that produces a power output of 18.6 PS at 10,000 rpm and a torque of 14.1 N.m at 8,500 rpm.

    Models

    YZF-R15 Version 3.0 (BS VI 155 cc)

    RACING BLUE (with blue colour wheels)

    145,900

    Thunder Grey 145,300

    Darknight 147,300

    Commenting on the launch, Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India group of companies said, “Our commitment towards customers in India is underlined in exciting products and experiences of The Call of the Blue. Being a cult brand that grows refinement and a rage, Yamaha is thankful to the customers in India who have cultivated the passion of R15 with their high taste of sensation and performance. With Yamaha continuing to perk up track performances with the R series, the new YZF-R15 Version 3.0 with BS VI compliant engine and new features will be able to create optimum excitement in India in its respective category. Yamaha strived for optimum cost control for the new BS VI compliant YZF-R15 Version 3.0 and achieved to peg it around 3% higher along with new standard features, only to let the unrestrained excitement of R Series rev hearts.”

    About Yamaha Motor India group of companies

    Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint-venture. In August 2001, it became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, Japan (YMC). In 2008, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint-investor in India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM). IYM’s manufacturing facilities comprise of 3 State-of-the-art plants at Faridabad (Haryana), Surajpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). The infrastructure at these plants support production of motorcycles and parts for the domestic as well as overseas markets.

    YMC has established its subsidiaries – Yamaha Motor Research and Development India Pvt Ltd. (YMRI), Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd. (YMIS) and Yamaha Motor India Pvt Ltd. (YMI) in India to independently support IYM in development, sales & marketing of its products and overall business planning & regional control respectively.

    Presently, its product portfolio includes:

  • Sports model YZF-R3 (321 cc) with ABS,
  • YZF-R15 version 3.0 (155 cc) with ABS,
  • MT-15 (155 cc) with ABS;

  • Blue-Core Technology enabled models such as:

  • FZ 25 (249 cc) with ABS,
  • Fazer 25 (249 cc) with ABS,
  • FZ-S FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc) with ABS,
  • FZ FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc) with ABS,
  • Saluto (125 cc) with UBS,
  • Saluto RX (110 cc) with UBS

  • UBS enabled scooters like:

  • Cygnus Ray ZR (113 cc),
  • Fascino (113 cc),
  • Cygnus Alpha (113 cc),
  • Cygnus Ray Z (113 cc);

  • latest superbike

  • MT-09 (847 cc) and
  • YZF-R1 (998 cc).

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