raining new motorcycles and scooters at India Yamaha Motor (IYM) Pvt Ltd. The
company launched the fourth iteration of its flagship 155cc supersport
motorcycle, the YZF-R15 Version4. The company also introduced the YZF-R15M
motorcycle model. .Prices for the above model start at Rs. 167,800
company also launched its globally renowned Maxi Sports Scooter – AEROX 155 in
India’s premium scooter space. It has been launched at a starting price of Rs.
129,000 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).
The R15 V4 comes in 3 colours racing blue, dark knight, and metallic red. The
R15M will be available in Metallic Grey colour, additionally the R15M Monster
Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition has also been launched with MotoGP branding on the
fairing, fuel tank, front mud guard and rear side panels, outlining Yamaha’s
strong Racing DNA.
2021 YZF-R15 range adopts predominantly horizontal design lines like the
YZF-R1, inheriting the DNA of Yamaha’s R-Series. As a result, the model looks
sporty, while conveying a visual sense of stability in motion. To give it an
imposing aura, the new YZF-R15 uses a single bi-functional Class-D LED
headlight that also emphasizes the presence of the M-shaped intake duct.
new YZF-R15 employs an upside down front fork with 37mm inner tubes, wherein
the lower end (unsprung) is light, and the upper end (sprung) has thick outer
tubes bolted to the chassis for higher rigidity. This new structure offers more
stability under braking, with improved comfort and cornering performance. To
accommodate the new front suspension, the upper triple clamp (handlebar crown)
has been newly designed, with the rib shapes contributing to the
strength–rigidity balance, similar to the M1.
new YZF-R15 model is also the first small-displacement Yamaha motorcycle with
manual transmission to feature Traction Control System, which controls the
ignition timing and fuel injection volume to instantly adjust engine power
output to avoid excessive slippage. It is also the first Yamaha single-cylinder
motorcycle to feature a quick-shifter (standard on the YZF-R15V4 Racing Blue
and YZF-R15M), for smooth, clutchless, upshifts. It activates when speed is at or over 20
km/h, the engine rpm is at or over 2,000rpm, and accelerating.
2021 YZF-R15 range 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.
key features of the YZF-R15 V4 include an upside down front fork, traction
control system, quick shifter (YZF-R15 V4-Racing blue colour& YZF-R15M), Bluetooth
connectivity Yamaha Motorcycle Connect, New LCD instrument cluster inspired by
YZF-R1 with gear shift indicator, and track & street mode.
Details of New updates
Newly designed Trip/Info button positioned on the right handlebar, to toggle
between display modes and info shown.
The new fairing design reduces the coefficient of aerodynamic drag (CdA) from
0.307 on the current model to 0.293.
Reinforced subframe to tune the chassis’ balance.
Redesigned Seat for easy weight shifting, good hold and easy ground reach.
Exclusive to YZF-R15M
A special colour scheme reminiscent of the YZF-R1M
Carbon-like seat cover material (Rider & Pillion) and embroidered logo on
the pillion seat
Anodized blue fork caps
Golden colour Brake Calliper
common features on the 2021 YZF-R15 range includes an A&S clutch, Bypass
type thermostat cooling system, Muffler with 3-stage expansion chamber,
Deltabox frame, Linked-type Monocross rear suspension and Dual-Channel ABS.
YAMAHA AEROX 155 MAXI
SPORTS SCOOTER: The Aerox 155 is powered by a new generation 155cc
Blue Core engine equipped with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA). Mated to a CVT
transmission, the liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve motor produces a max
power output of 15 PS at 8,000rpm with 13.9 Nm of peak torque produced at
engine gets a new cylinder head and a compact combustion chamber to achieve a
higher Compression ratio, boosting
combustion efficiency. It also has optimized coolant pathways to improve
reliability, and the same lightweight forged piston spec as the YZF-R15. A
DiASil Cylinder has also been used for excellent heat dissipation.
Aerox 155 also gets a smart motor generator system for quiet engine starts,
whereas the Stop & Start System, boosts fuel efficiency.
the Chassis front, the trail is 5 mm longer to bring excellent straight-line
stability and a more motorcycle-like feel, while retaining the Aerox 155’s
determined handling capabilities. The front is managed by 26mm telescopic
suspension, while the rear gets dual pitch springs with the mounting angle
increased by 2° for improved pillion seating. The Aerox 155 showcases
lightweight 14-inch wheels with 110 mm (front) and 140 mm (rear) tubeless
tyres, and braking is kept in check by a 230mm disc brake at the front with
ABS. Ground clearance stands at 145mm, to alleviate worries about scraping
curbs or speed bumps.
2021, the Aerox 155 has been designed with three focus points - Proud Body
Size, Athletic Proportions, and the ‘X’ Centre Motif, under the design concept
of a “Heart-Shaking Speedster”. At the front, the LED headlights give the rider
excellent night-time visibility. The rear taillight consists of 12 compact LEDs
that gives a 3D appearance and accentuates the machine’s appeal. T
Maxi Sports Scooter also gets a large 5.8-inch LCD screen with Multi
Information Display (MID) that showcases a speedometer, RPM, VVA indicator and
Y-Connect App Phone notifications, Maintenance recommendations, Last parked
location, Fuel consumption, Malfunction notification, Revs Dashboard, and
Ranking. For the convenience of riders, the fuel refill option has been
provided with an external fuel lid. The information displayed can also be
toggled via the handlebar switch.
155 - Key Features include a 155cc Fi LC4V, liquid-cooled engine with VVA, Single
Channel ABS, 14-inch wheels with Wider 140mm rear tyre, Bluetooth Enabled Yamaha Motorcycle Connect
App, 5.8-inch LCD Cluster, LED Headlight / LED Taillight, 24.5 Litre under seat
storage and external fuel lid
terms of storage, the front compartment contains a charging socket with a port
at the bottom for the charging cable to pass through. Under the seat, a storage
capacity of 24.5 litres is offered, enough for one full-face helmet to fit
along with rain gear, etc. The footboards are also steeper for a sportier feel
and a better fit with a forward-leaning riding position, and a 5.5 litre fuel
tank is placed in between.
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