The new 2011 Yamaha R15 was launched in India today. The new Yamaha R15 in India would be powered by the previous engine, i.e., 150 cc (149.8 cc) that does generate 17 PS at 8500 rpm and a torque of 15 Nm at 7500 rpm. The new Yamaha R15 price in India is 1.07 lakhs (ex-showroom price). The new 2011 Yamaha R15 features alloy wheels and also a rear LED taillight. Rear tyres are a bit bigger than the previous R15.
The front tyre specification is 90/80-17 and 130/70-17 at the rear. The new 2011 Yamaha features a new electronic control unit (ECU), aluminium swingarm that is long, a drivetrain unit, wider tyres, LED taillights, split seats and new tail and middle cowls.
The length of the new 2011 Yamaha R15 is 1970 mm, width is 670 mm and height 1070 mm. The wheelbase is 1345 mm. The kerb weight of the bike is 136 kg. Start is electric. The fuel capacity of the new 2011 Yamaha R15 is 12 litres.
The bike has single disc brake hydraulic front telescopic suspension and linked monocross rear suspension.
Colours available for the new 2011 Yamaha R15 are sunset red, racing blue and midnight black.