|YZF-R15 version 2.0ScooterElectric start
Tyre Size of 195
Real wheel base of 1290mm
|Fuel CapacityFuel EconomyFuel Reserve
12V, 3.5Ah (10H)
|StokeMaximum TorqueMaximum Power
|T.C.ILiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve58.7cc
Weight Carrying Capacity
Delta Box Frame
|BrakesSuspension||Hydraulic, single disc (Front/Rear)Telescopic/linked type Monocross|
|ClutchGear Box||Wet Multiple-disc1st- 2.833 ; 2nd– 1.8753rd – 1.364 ; 4th -1.143
5th – 0.957 ; 6th – 0.84
Yamaha YZF R15 is the best appealing and sporty bike available in India. All parts of the bike have impressive design including the front view and the rear view. The front view is ornamented by a dual headlamp which gives the appearance of an owl sitting on a branch of the tree. In the headlamp group, each headlight has smaller lights which help in sharper view. A sharp line in between has divided the twin headlamps, and this sharp line contains a V shape transparent wind screen. On both sides of the wind screen, black color rear view mirrors are fitted. This bike is available with front turn indicators which gives easy view to the rider behind the bike. It has two-piece handlebar, compact size fuel tank as well as fuel lid opener which give a stylish look to the bike. Its step up type seat gives it a sporty look. It has got toe-gear shifter and footpegs available for rider. The rear side and chain is left naked, and this bike comes equipped with stylish up swept silencer without a heat shield. And it makes pleasing sound when it is in running position. Both rear side and front side are similar. It is having five spoke black alloy wheels for good performance and mileage. Overall it is having sporty and classy look.
Yamaha YZF R15 is power driven with liquid cooled, SOHC, 4 valve engine with 149.8cc of dislocation. The engine is well supported with forged piston and developed cylinder. These two sophisticated parts are constructed of aluminum that helps in superb heat indulgence as well as improves fuel efficiency by eliminating heat-induced engine power loss. The cylinder is having unique surface that helps in minimizing oil evaporation and helps in improving oil consumption. The engine roils maximum power of 17PS at 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 15NM at 7500 rpm. The better performance of engine is dependent on innovative technologies of the company. The engine is surrounded by water jacket which keeps the engine cool. In order to reduce the weight of the engine, a compact and lightweight aluminum radiator is used. It is having 6 speeds return type transmission and is self started.
Yamaha YZF R15 gives a good pick-up due to its sophisticated technology. It takes 3.0 seconds to reach to the speed of 0-60 kmph, and 9.0 seconds to reach to the speed up-to 100 kmph. This heartthrob pick-up in quick time is good enough to give a bike-rider better ride on a racing track. Its suitable look and innovative features are best suitable for Indian Roads as well as racing circuits. The powerful engine gives a maximum initial torque and the aero-look will gives a head turner effect. And the speed is going to be liked by all bike-lovers who are mad after speed.
The bike has a decent mileage, and it delivers mileage of 32 km/litre in the city while the mileage on the highway is 43 km/litre. This bike is equipped with fuel efficient 149.8cc of engine, 4 stroke and liquid cooled single cylinder. The electric fuel injection is designed in a way to utilize every drop of oil. Yamaha R15 has 12 lt of fuel tank which helps the bike rider to drive more. One additional feature of newly developed all- aluminum DiASiL cylinder is, it helps in excellent heat dissipation and prevents loss of power. It also helps in increasing mileage.
Yamaha is available in four new stunning colors like Blue, Black, Red and Yellow, and all its available colors make it a perfect match for racing bikes. The colors are mixed with the graphite color. The main colors are painted in body at tank, seat, wheels, muffler, handlebars and tail. And Graphite is coated over air-scoops front fairing. Yellow color is often identified with racing bikes and this often adds extra cost to the bike. The good part with Yamaha is this that the yellow one in this is available at the same cost. The red one is really famous for its killing look, while blue one adds good effect and black one has worldwide effect over other colors.
This bike is having disc brakes of 240mm at both its end. And in this sports bike, this is a very essential feature. These brakes will give ease to the rider to bring this huge machine to halt anytime, and it does not matter what is the speed at which he is driving. This sporty rider’s friend is having 270mm single disc with dual piston calipers in the front side as well as 220 mm single disc single piston caliper on the rear side. Both the brakes systems are made from Nissin of Japan. The suspension on the front side is twin telescopic fork and that on the rear side is advanced linked type monocross suspension. The bike is available with Hydraulic single disc brakes on both front and rear side.
This bike has delivered good performance in terms of suspensions. The linked type monocross suspension along with Deltabox frame gives a comfortable ride to both rider as well as pillion. The linked type monocross suspension consists of link mechanism squeezed in between the rear arm and cushion unit, and this will create lever ratio based on the lever effect. Lever Ratio is high when the shock absorber is fully extended, and for this spring is soft. Even the damper works softly. The lever ratio decreases when the shock absorber strokes in. When the shock absorber is fully stroked in, it makes spring really hard and strong. This change in lever ratio helps to achieve soft riding comfort.
Wheels and Tyres
The wheels of Yamaha YZF 15 is having pretty look with five spoke black alloy wheels. The front and rear tyres are 80/ 90-17 and 100/ 80-17 respectively, and the wheel base is little less than real sports bike. It comes with real wheel base of 1290 mm, and this affects the balance. This however supports in gaining fuel efficiency. Their tyres are tubeless. The broad wheel base would be better for it. This bike is most popular one in 150 cc bike segment. The wheelbase is 1290mm which provides good handling and control to the rider. It is having almost all innovative features that provide good handling and control.
This bike is fitted with almost all the comfort features, which help in ensuring that a rider enjoys a smooth ride. The seat is step up type that ensures comfortable sitting on the bike.
There is split grab rails that help the passenger to help in fearless riding. There are foot pegs available for both rider as well as pillion. Even the handle bar position helps the rider in getting a better grip that increases his confidence. Its new innovation is Delta box chassis which ensures rigidity. There is linked type mono cross suspension in the center of the bike that helps to avoid cracks on the road. Suspension along with lever ratio helps to give smooth and jolt free ride.
Yamaha YZF R15 is a perfect bike in terms of style as well as performance. It especially attracts power lovers in bike with all its latest and sophisticated technologies. Its killing looks, good performance and controls and decent mileage rank is above any other bike available in market. Everyone has started to compare other bikes with Yamaha R 15 considering it as the benchmark. It is a perfect racing bike with its tagline “See you at Finish Line”. However its wheelbase should be bit wider in order to justify its comfort as sports bike, and self start option will trouble in cases of battery being down as well as bad weather. It is costly as compared to other bikes. Overall people with enjoy its ride with its great and appealing look.
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