The Yahama Company has unveiled the BS6 variant with a tagline – “Rev. Race. Repeat. Because Yamaha R15v3 BS6 has Racing Instinct “R-Series” DNA”. Yamaha R15v3 BS6 is Yamaha’s highly anticipated sportbike. The all-new Yamaha R15v3 (BS6) is powered with Dual-Channel ABS update is a max powerhouse of 18.6 PS. The authorized dealer of Yahama Motorbikes, MAW Enterprises, has announced Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 is now available in Nepal.
Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 Overview
The Yamaha R15v3 (BS6) is one of Yamaha’s more feature-rich motorcycles. It is also the only 155 cc motorcycle) capable of producing such massive power! It has sporty styling, a digital instrument cluster, and USD forks. Moreover, it has an aluminum swingarm, dual-channel ABS, and much more! It has Yamaha’s racing DNA that shaped legends like the M1, R1, and R-series. Let’s look at the features, specifications, price, and availability of the Yamaha R15v3 (BS6) in Nepal.
As for design, you won’t notice many visual changes in the Yamaha R15v3 (BS6). However, it will continue to maintain a strong road presence. Although it is based on the “R Series” DNA, it has a more aggressive look and feels. The R15 v3 BS6 has a Twin-Eye LED Head Lamp and an Edgy LED Tail Lamp. The side indicators, on the other hand, are still halogen bulbs. The entire design is aerodynamic. In addition, it is built on the Deltabox frame, which provides excellent rigidity and balance. Likewise, there is an Aluminium Swingarm with a Linked-type Monocross Suspension. It also comes with the same all-digital LCD instrument meter, which includes a shift light and VVA indicators. As for the colour option, the Yamaha R15v3 BS6 comes in Blue and Red shades.
Now, let us look at the main features of the new Yamaha R15v3 BS6 edition.
- BS6-compliant FI Engine
- 6-Speed Gearbox with Slipper Clutch
- Negative Instrument Cluster
- Re-designed Pillion Seat
- R1-Inspired Faired Styling
- Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)
- DeltaBox Chassis
- Dual-LED Headlamps with LED Tail Lamp
- Dual Horn
- Dual Disc Braking
- Dual-Channel ABS
- Aluminum Swing Arm
A 155cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, and liquid-cooled FI engine powers the Yamaha R15 v3 BS6. It has a maximum power output of 18.6PS at 10000rpm and a maximum torque output of 14.1Nm at 8500rpm. Moreover, it has a 6-speed transmission with an assisted slipper clutch.
When comparing BS6 to BS4, there are a few interesting differences as well. To begin with, the R15 v3 BS6 features a Dual Horn, a rear Radial Tire, and an in-built Side-Stand Engine Cut-Off Switch. In addition, the graphics have changed slightly. Surprisingly, the powertrain figures have decreased a bit. The new BS6-compliant engine produces 0.7PS less power and 0.6Nm less torque than the BS4 engine. Aside from that, the overall experience will remain consistent.
Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 Specifications
|Engine Type||11 litres|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Max Power||13.7kW(18.6PS)/10000 RPM|
|Max Torque||14.1 Nm (1.4 kgfm) @8,500 RPM|
|Top Speed||136.88 Kmph|
|Full Tank Capacity||11 liters|
|Front Tyre||100/70-R17 – Disc|
|Rear Tyre||140/60-R17 – Disc|
|Braking System||Dual-Channel ABS|
|Suspension Setup||Telescopic Front ForksRear Linked MonoShock|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Kerb Weight||142 kg|
|Ignition||TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)|
|Transmission Type||Constant mesh, 6-speed|
Price and Availability
The Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 sale has already commenced in Nepal. Meanwhile, the cost of a Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 is NPR 50,900. Compared to the Yamaha R15 v3 (BS4), the price of the Yamaha R15 v3 (BS6) is slightly more. In the meantime, you can buy it from MAW Enterprises or any other Yahama-authorized showroom in Nepal.
|Yamaha Bike||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|Yamaha R15 v3 BS6||NPR 4,59,900||Yahama Showroom|
Overall, the bike is stylish, sophisticated, and equipped with several unique features. Simultaneously, the price of the Yahama R15 has now crossed the 5 lakh range. Meanwhile, the cost may also vary based on the colours you choose. In addition, Yahama Nepal will not offer BS4 variants. Furthermore, the Yamaha R15 v3 BS6 will compete against Yamaha MT-15, KTM RC 200, Bajaj Pulsar RS200, Suzuki Gixxer SF 200, and TVS Apache RTR 200 4V.
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