Update: Yamaha R15 Version 3 Spotted at a Dealership in Indonesia

A recent report in automotive industry believes that a batch of Yamaha R15 V3 has arrived at a dealership in Hyderabad in India and some online portals are even claiming that Yamaha India has started accepting bookings for the R15 Version 3 with a token amount of Rs 50,000. The images with 5-6 units of R15 V3 finished in Matt Red are making rounds on the internet.

The source of these images has not been verified by anyone and we can now confirm that these images are not from India. These photos were clicked at a dealership in Indonesia. 2017 Yamaha R15 V3 is being rumored to come to India around Diwali. As of now, Yamaha Motor India has not made any official announcement regarding the bookings and launch of the R15 Version 3.0 in India.

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These Photos of Yamaha R15 V3 are not from India

Yamaha R15 Version 3.0 is the most powerful R15 ever, carrying updated features like LED headlights, slipper clutch and fully digital instrument console. Yamaha recently launched the R15 V3 in Indonesia and the first lot was sold out in 20 minutes when its bookings were open to the public of Indonesia last month.

Yamaha R15 VVA 155, as they have mentioned the bike on their page, has gathered a huge fan following in these few days. Yamaha R15 is one of the most popular brands among entry level 150cc premium sport bikes. 2017 Yamaha YZF-R15 now uses a bigger 155.1 cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected engine that is good for class leading 19.04 BHP at 10,000 rpm and 14.7 Nm at 8500 rpm.

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Yamaha R15 Version 3 Spotted at a Dealership in Indonesia

The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox while slipper clutch has been added to provide an even better track driving experience. R15 V3.0 also comes with full LED headlights, higher seat position and an all new design that’s inspired from the flagship motorcycle in the lineup. Yamaha R15 V3 also gets new all-digital instrument console and USD (Upside Down) front suspension.

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Yamaha R15 Version 3 Spotted at a Dealership in Indonesia

Currently, the shades on offer are Racing Blue, Matte Red and Matte Black. Despite of getting a higher price tag for sure, the motorcycle will stay the favorite of riders who are looking for lightweight performance motorcycle that can be ridden everyday. According to an earlier report, R15 v3.0 has been priced at 34.5 million IDR on-road, equating to around INR 1.70 lakh.

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Yamaha R15 Version 3 Spotted at a Dealership in Indonesia

The current spec R15 costs above INR 1.30 lakh on-road in India while the new addition will definitely result in a price hike. It rivals Honda CBR150R and Suzuki GSX-R150 internationally. Yamaha R15 V3 is expected to come with an ex-showroom price tag of around INR 1.30-1.40 lakhs (ex-showroom) in India and the bike is expected to go on-sale in coming months.

Yamaha R15 V3 Engine Sound & Top Speed Video | 144 KMPH (Speedo Indicated)

Official Tech Specs of Yamaha R15 V3

  • Displacement – 155.1cc, Single cylinder
  • Engine Type – Liquid Cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC
  • Bore x Stroke – 58 x 58.7 mm
  • Compression Ratio – 11.6 : 1
  • Maximum Power – 19.04 Bhp @ 10,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque – 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm
  • Overall Length – 1990 mm
  • Overall Width – 725 mm
  • Overall Height – 1135 mm
  • Seat Height – 815 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 155 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1325 mm
  • Wet Weight – 137 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 11 Liter
  • Starting System – Electric
  • Fuel System – Fuel Injection
  • Clutch Type – Wet Type Multi-Plate Clutch
  • Tyre Size – 100/80-17M/C 52P (Front)
  • Tyre Size – 140/70-17M/C 66S (Rear)
  • Front Brake – 282mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake – 240mm Single Disc
  • No ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
  • Front Suspension – USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension – MonoShock
  • Full LED Head Light & Tail Light
  • All-New Digital Instrument Console
  • Expected Price – INR 1.30-1.35 lakh
  • 3 shades – Racing Blue, Matte Black, Matte Red
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Yamaha R15 V3 Racing Blue

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Yamaha R15 V3 Matte Black

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Yamaha R15 V3 Matte Red

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Update: Yamaha R15 Version 3 Spotted at a Dealership in Indonesia
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