Everything you ever need to know about Yamaha R15 V4 Price -R15 V4 Specifications -Yamaha Variants-R15 V4 Features- Competitors
Yamaha R15 V4 Latest Updates
Months of speculation and waiting came to an end today as Yamaha finally launched the R15 V4 in India at Rs 1.68 lakh onwards (ex-showroom, Delhi). And along with the fourth generation of the supersport, the new Yamaha R15M also made its debut. For pricing and other details, read our launch story.
Yamaha R15 V4 Price
The Yamaha R15 V4 has been launched at Rs 1,67,800 for the Metallic Red version, while the Dark Knight colour will set you back by Rs 1,68,800. Yamaha has also launched a new Racing Blue paint scheme which has a price tag of Rs 1,72,800 and the R15M demands a premium of Rs 5,000 over the Racing Blue variant. The Japanese brand has also launched a limited edition MotoGP version that will set you back by Rs 1,79,800.
R15 V4 Specifications
The Yamaha R15 V4 is powered by a 155cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled 4-valve motor with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). It makes 18.4PS and 14.2Nm. It also gets a slip-and-assist clutch. While the Deltabox frame remains the same, Yamaha has now equipped the R15 with a new USD fork, a first for the India-spec bike. At the rear, the same link-type monoshock continues to handle suspension duties. Braking hardware consists of a 282mm front disc with a twin-piston caliper and a 220mm rear disc with a single-piston caliper. The R15 V4 rolls on 17-inch alloys shod with a 100/80 bias-ply front and 140/70 rear radial tyres.
Yamaha R15 V4 Variants
The Yamaha R15 V4 is available in standard variant and the M variant which gets an exclusive paint scheme, golden brake caliper, a special seat and the inclusion of a quickshifter.
R15 V4 Design
The Yamaha R15 V4 adopts the new design language of Yamaha’s R series. So instead of the dual LED headlight setup, it gets a bi-LED headlight flanked by LED DRLs on either side. The side fairings have been updated as well. This has reduced the coefficient of aerodynamic drag from 0.307 to 0.293. That said, the rear section of the bike hasn’t been tinkered with and continues to be the same as the R15 V3.
R15 V4 Features
The Yamaha R15 V4 is equipped with a new digital instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity via the Yamaha Y-Connect app. Its instrument cluster now features call/SMS alerts, phone battery status and even a lap timer. Yamaha has equipped the bike with two display modes: Street and Race. The bike also comes with segment-first features like traction control and quick shifter, available on select variants.
Yamaha R15 V4 Competitors
The Yamaha R15 V4 has no direct rival in the Indian market, however, at this price, it competes with the KTM RC 125.