It was at the Auto Expo last year where India Yamaha Motor launched the much awaited new Yamaha R15 V3.0 motorcycle. The new version of R15 gained enormous admiration as first year sales doubled than the targeted production. Banking on the same, the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer has introduced dual channel ABS for YZF-R15 V3.0. The company has not only brought dual channel ABS but also has introduced a new colour option - Darknight for R15 V3.0. Priced from Rs 1.39 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the motorcycle retains all the original features such as VVA technology and A&S Clutch along with a dual channel ABS. Five Best Motorcycles Launched During 2018 in India; Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Jawa, TVS Apache RR 310, Yamaha R15 V3 & Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT Tops The List.
Yamaha R15 V3.0 motorcycle is now offered in 3 exciting shades - all-new Darknight, Racing Blue and Thunder Grey. Powering the motorcycle is the same 155 cc engine with high compression ratio that is capable of making 19.3 PS of maximum power @ 10,000 RPM with peak torque of 14.7 N.M @ 8500 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox for smooth and easy gearshifts. Yamaha RayZR Street Rally Edition Scooter Launched in India, Priced at Rs. 57,898.
Talking about dual channel ABS, The Anti-lock Braking System technology comes with adjustable fluid pressure which is reliable and ensures immediate braking on slippery roads. The motorcycle comes with ground clearance of 170mm and wet weight of 142kg. Other than dual channel ABS, the motorcycle also comes with fully digital instrument console, LED head and tail light as well as ABS logo. Yamaha R15 V3 Motorcycle Road Test Review: The Best R15 Till Date.
Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India group of companies said, “The Call of the Blue brand campaign introduced in 2018 was the beginning of a new outlook that has effectively hit the right note – Yamaha’s true DNA of style, sporty and excitement. The New Year 2019 will also be exciting in Yamaha and it is ready with the heart revving products. A brand known for leading generations of stylish ride through improved technologies, Yamaha has now engineered to implement a dual channel ABS to the YZF-R15 Version 3.0. The initiative to offer dual channel ABS in YZF-R15 Version 3.0 has endowed Yamaha as the trendsetter in the 150 cc class, by introducing it for the first time in the particular segment. Yamaha will continue to optimize the thrill of riding with its style and excitement.”
Get ready for a cutting-edge racing experience. Race-bred Yamaha R15V3 is now powered with Dual Channel ABS! 🔥
— Yamaha Motor India (@India_Yamaha) January 10, 2019
Coming to the price point, Yamaha R15 V3.0 with Dual Channel ABS for Grey Red and Racing Blue Colours is priced at Rs 1.39 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). On the other hand, the motorcycle with Darknight shade and dual channel ABS costs Rs 1.41 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).