Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt Ltd. has launched the evolved and refreshing Version 2.0
of its popular MT-15 model in India, with a host of new features. The MT-15
Version 2.0 will be available across all the authorised Yamaha dealerships and
its prices start from Rs. 1,59,900 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).
company also launched the World GP 60th Anniversary Edition of its flagship
155cc supersport motorcycle, the YZF-R15M. The bike gets the iconic white and
red ‘speed block’ colour scheme which includes the gold alloy wheels, Yamaha
factory race-bike gold tuning fork emblems, black levers and special
commemorative badging on the fuel tank. This YZF-R15M World GP 60th Anniversary
Edition is launched at Rs. 1,88,300 (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and marks the
company’s association with the premier series of motorcycle road racing since
back to the new MT-15 Version 2.0, this motorcycle features an inverted front
fork with 37mm inner tubes, wherein the lower end (un-sprung) is light, and the
upper end (sprung) has thick outer tubes bolted to the chassis for higher
rigidity. The box-section swingarm is also replaced with a MotoGP inspired
Aluminium swingarm. This makes for improved stability in corners and under hard
braking, pushing the boundaries of agility by enhancing the rider control. The
MT-15 Version 2.0 weighs just 139kgs and features Yamaha’s patented Delta Box
frame, that gives it the edge in terms of handling capabilities.
MT-15 Version 2.0 is powered by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, 155cc
fuel-injected engine with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. The MT-15
Version 2.0 also features a slick shifting 6-speed gearbox that is mated with
an Assist and Slip clutch for lighter actuation. The MT-15 Version 2.0 produces
18.4PS of peak power at 10,000rpm, with peak torque output of 14.1Nm at
terms of electronics, the MT-15 Version 2.0 features a newly designed, fully
digital LCD cluster that displays a customizable animated text (When ignition
is turned on), along with a Gear Shift, Gear Position and VVA indicator. The
LCD cluster also displays Call, E-mail and SMS Alerts along with Smartphone
battery status available through the Bluetooth Enabled Y-Connect App. The App
also offers information related to Maintenance Recommendations, Parking
Location, Fuel Consumption, Malfunctions, Revs Dashboard and Ranking on the
naked streetfighter continues to feature a Bi-Functional LED Headlight with LED
Position Lights, high-raised LED Tail-light, Single Channel ABS with a 282mm
(Front) and 220mm (Rear) disc brake, a super wide 140mm rear Radial tyre, and
Side Stand with Engine Cut-off Switch.
the design front, the MT-15 Version 2.0 continues to illustrate the impulsive
MT style by offering freedom in the riding position and focusing on the design
expression of 'Torque and Agility'. The fresh set of colours on the
MT-15Version 2.0 include Cyan Storm(new), Racing Blue(new), Ice Fluo-Vermillion
and Metallic Black, these coupled with an edgier set of graphics further
strengthens its aggressive style and sporty character.
YZF-R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition
YZF-R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition is powered by a 155cc, 4-stroke,
liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve engine that produces maximum power of 18.4 PS at
10,000rpm, with a torque output of 14.2 Nm at 7,500rpm. The fuel-injected motor
with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
YZF-R15M World GP 60th Anniversary Edition also shares its list of features
with the standard YZF-R15M model. This includes Traction Control System, a
Quick-Shifter for smooth clutchless upshifts, golden Upside-Down Front Fork,
Bluetooth enabled Yamaha Motorcycle Connect, YZF-R1 inspired LCD instrument
cluster with Gear shift indicator, Track & Street Mode, etc. You also get a
toggle button positioned on the right handlebar, an A&S clutch, Bypass type
thermostat cooling system, Muffler with 3-stage expansion chamber, Delta box
frame, Linked-type Monocross rear suspension and Dual-Channel ABS.
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