Yamaha made a sensational launch with the rolling out of Yamaha YZF R15, and this machine kissed the Indian roads with its sheer racing instincts although came disappointing with a heavy price tag. Nevertheless, Yamaha YZF R15 has some unique charisma with its advanced racing biking technology and is born to charm every other bike lover.
The look of this bike is developed along the lineage of the Yamaha R series, but Yamaha YZF R15 exhibits perfect harmony between the machine and the rider.
Yamaha YZF R15 is also India's first liquid-cooled 150cc engine with an all-aluminum cylinder. The Yamaha YZF R15 cylinder uses what is called as DiASil technology (Die-casting Aluminum Silicon), which effectively reduces engine weight as well as enhances cooling capacity. The radiator of Yamaha YZF R15 is a compact one ensuring greater stability while riding, be it the city roads or riding uphill. The pick up of this engine is awesome and it has six-speed transmissions. Its acceleration at low speed is just about excellent. Yamaha YZF R15 delivers maximum power of 17 PS at 8500 rpm and a torque of 15Nm at 7500 rpm.
Additionally, the mechanical noise from the engine is the least. Yamaha YZF R15 uses a forged piston and a 4-valve combustion chamber and that's another secret for its splendid performance. The fuel injection system is so designed to deliver optimized fuel efficiency and also adheres to the environmental emission standards. Fuel efficiency in Indian roads is 40kmpl. The delta box kind frame of chassis with mono suspension adds to its agile look and provides with maximum stability. The tyres are tubeless, thus one can ride a Yamaha YZF R15 with reduced friction. The motorbike also ensures all kinds of safety standards.
However, it is the look of the bike with its headlamps, fuel tank design and capacity of 12 liters and the rear view mirrors that make it stand apart from the rest. With a hefty price tag, this new model is definitely an owner's pride.