Yes the wait is almost over !. The new R15 V3 was found testing in Indian roads few weeks ago and it seems like the launch of this version not that far. It comes with a different sportier design this time. The design of new model is way different from earlier versions, It has got more aggressive look now and v3 will have features like slipper clutch and inverted front forks. The Yamaha India haven’t made any declaration about the launch of this bike yet, but we hope that it will be here by mid 2018.
Yamaha R15 V3 is powered with Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, Fi, Single Cylinder engine which will produce a peak power of 19.04 Bhp @ 10000 rpm and peak torque of 14.7 NM @ 8500 rpm. It has 6 speed gear transmission system. The bike has a Fuel Injection system same as like earlier version and the expected fuel efficiency of V3 is in between 35-45 kmpl. The front brake of v3 is 282mm Single Disc and rear is 240mm Single Disc. The front suspension will be inverted fork and rear one will be Monoshock.
The front tyre size of new R15 V3 is 100/80-17M/C 52P and rear is 140/70-17M/C 66S. The overall length of the bike is 1990 mm and overall width is 725 mm and overall height is 1135 mm. The seat height of this bike is 815 mm and it has ground clearance of 155 mm. The kerb weight of R15 V3 is 137 kg and fuel tank capacity is 11 litres. The expected top speed of V3 is around 144 kmph and pricing of this bike will be around INR 1,30,000-1,40,000.