The 2019 Yamaha MT-15 is the following large launch from the Japanese two-wheeler big and an enormous one at that. The bike has been a protracted awaited motorbike and marks a true-blue sporty bare providing from the producer within the 150-160 cc section. Forward of its launch on March 15, 2019, the Yamaha MT-15 has been noticed at what appears to be a dealership, and provides a glimpse of what the India-spec mannequin would appear to be. These are one of many first photographs to emerge on-line the place the MT-15 shouldn’t be camouflaged. In comparison with the Indonesia-spec model, the Indian MT-15 sports activities a number of modifications each beauty and mechanical.
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The brand new Yamaha MT-15 has been trimmed on quite a lot of issues in a bid to maintain prices in verify, whereas it is going to be sharing elements with the India-spec YZF-R15. The road-fighter misses out on USD forks and will get telescopic items on the entrance as a substitute. The forks end too are completed in chrome as a substitute of the extra likeable gold completed items on the Indonesian mannequin. Yamaha India has additionally opted for black completed alloy wheels that get an easier design versus the crimson completed alloys on the abroad model.
With respect to the powertrain, the Yamaha MT-15 will probably be utilizing the identical mill because the R15 V3.zero. The 155 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine is tuned to supply 19 bhp at 10,000 rpm and 14.7 Nm of peak torque at 8500 rpm. Count on to see the identical numbers on the MT as effectively, whereas the gear ratios on the 6-speed mill might be revised in comparison with the R15. Braking efficiency will come from the 282 mm entrance and 220 mm single disc brakes on the entrance and rear, with dual-channel ABS as customary.
The Yamaha MT-15 will probably be driving on a 100/80 part entrance and 140/70 rear tyres, more likely to be wrapped in MRF rubber. By way of dimensions, the bike measures 2020 mm in size, 800 mm in width and 1070 mm in top, whereas the wheelbase stands at 1335 mm. Costs for the Yamaha MT-15 are anticipated to start out round Rs. 1.20 lakh and can tackle the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the KTM 125 Duke on this area. In distinction, the full-faired YZF-R15 V three.zero is priced at Rs. 1.39 lakh, whereas the 125 Duke is priced at Rs. 1.18 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom). In comparison with different 150-160 cc nakeds, the MT-15 will probably be a barely dearer providing. What Yamaha will probably be hoping is that similar to the R15 V3.zero which has been a greater than anticipated gross sales success in India, the MT-15 may also get an analogous response.
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