The leading bike manufacturing company, Yamaha, displayed its new edition of the Yamaha R15 at the recently concluded 2012 Auto Expo in New Delhi. It is also called “Indian super bike”. The Yamaha R15 is still supported by a 150cc of liquid cooled engine. This engine generates a power of 17PS and a maximum torque of 15Nm. Having a lighter body and a fantastic chassis will easily make the 2012 Yamaha R15 the pick of enthusiasts.
From a motorcycle point of view, the 2012 Yamaha R12 is more of a cosmetic improvement and some minor technical improvement. Basically Yamaha has tried to work on feedback of it’s customers and bring the R15 as close as possible to the “R” genome like the R1, R6 and the R125. Available in color options of Racing Blue, Midnight Black and Sunset Red, the new 2012 R15 is priced at Rs. 1,07,000.
Engine type: 4-stroke, Single
Displacement: 150 cc (9.17 cubic inches)
Bore × stroke: 57 mm × 58.7 mm (square)
Valves per cylinder: 4
Ignition type: TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Curb weight: 131 kg
Frame type: steel, twin spar
Fuel capacity: 12 l
Number of riders: 2 persons