Yamaha India today rolled out the BS6-compliant YZF-R15 Version 3.0 at a starting price of Rs 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom). It’s the company’s third BS6-ready model after the Yamaha FZ FI and FZS FI that went on sale last month. The new BS6 Yamha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 (BS6 Yamaha R15) comes in a choice of three colour schemes – Thunder Grey, Racing Blue and Darknight.
While the Racing Blue model costs Rs 1,45,900, the Thunder Grey and Darknight variants are priced at Rs 1,45,300 and Rs 1,47,300 respectively. All three variants also get engine cut-off switch, side-stand, radial tubeless tyre at the rear wheel and a dual horn as standard fitments. The Racing Blue variant features Blue coloured wheels.
For power, the new Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 (BS6 Yamaha R 15) uses a 155cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled SOHC engine meeting the upcoming BS6 emission norms. It delivers a claimed power of 18bhp at 10,000rpm and 14.1Nm of torque at 8,500rpm.
The next BS6-compliant model from the Japanese two-wheeler maker will be the Fascino scooter. The BS6 Yamaha Fascino might be launched on coming 19th December. With a BS6-compliant engine, the scooter will receive minor cosmetic upgrades including larger and sleeker body panels, new grab rail, longer seat, LED taillights and a digital instrument console.