Price Hike Alert: Yamaha R15S & R3 Price Hiked in India

Yamaha R3 and R15S witnessed a price hike of INR 1000 in their ex-showroom tags. The former is now available for INR 3.49 lakh, while the YZF-R15S is now placed at INR 1,16,746. Apart from these two, Yamaha had already raised the ex-showroom price for R15 V3 by INR 2000 from its launch price. Yamaha R3 is available in Magma Black and Racing Blue shade while R15-S can be bought in Adrenalin Red, Track White, and Spark Green. On the other hand, shades for Yamaha R15 V3 are limited to MotoGP Edition, Thunder Grey and Racing Blue. Yamaha has already discontinued the much-loved R15 V2 from India.

Yamaha R15S Price Hiked
Yamaha R15S Price Hiked by INR 1000

Before the launch of locally assembled Kawasaki Ninja 300 at INR 2.98 lakh, Yamaha R3 was the most value for money option if buyers considered twin-cylinder sportbike in India. On the other hand, Yamaha R15-S is the only available descendant of the first-generation R15, flaunting practical seating with equally usable grab rails and foot-peg position. It uses a refined 149cc engine, producing 17HP of maximum power and 15NM of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Yamaha R3 comes with a 321cc engine, producing 42HP of mouth-watering power at 10,750 rpm and 29.6Nm of torque at 9000 rpm.

Yamaha R3 Price Hiked
Yamaha R3 Price Hiked by INR 1000

Yamaha R15S Key Specs

Displacement 149 cc
Maximum Power 17 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Number of Gears 6
Seat Height 800 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 134 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Top Speed 131 kmph

Yamaha YZF-R3 Key Specs

Displacement 321 cc
Maximum Power 42 HP @ 10750 rpm
Maximum Torque 29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 2
Number of Gears 6
Seat Height 780 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 173 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Top Speed 188 kmph
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Price Hike Alert: Yamaha R15S & R3 Price Hiked in India
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