Yamaha have launched the all new R15 V4. The R15 V4 is the 4th generation of legendry R15 which shares the same DNA with super sports YZF R1.The R15 is one of the most loved bike in India. It has the feel of true sport biking and track dynamics. The R15 has continuously evolved over the last few years, and Yamaha respond to their customers with every single upgrade! With the latest upgrade, Yamaha has brought to India the international specification bike. Here are 5 upgrades of all new Yamaha R15 V4.
1. All new Design
The R15 V4 comes with all new design statement. It looks more like its big brother, the Yamaha R1. While the rear view remains similar as V3, the front has changed drastically. The side fairings have been updated as well. This has reduced the coefficient of aerodynamic drag from 0.307 to 0.293, thanks to the R1 DNA. The new colors make the bike look meaner.
2. Mechanical Changes on the R15 V4
The R15 V4 doesn’t come with just looks changes, there are also some structural changes also. The front suspension now gets USD forks, which enhances the cornering stability and improves overall handling. Yamaha has also made changes to the frame to make it more stable and planted at higher speeds. The engine on the R15 is same 155cc single-cylinder as previous which produces 18.4HP and 14.2nm of torque.
3. New Features
The New Yamaha R15 V4 gets a slip-assist clutch, which helps in smoothen aggressive downshifts. However, that’s not it, it also have a quick-shifter, which is first in segment feature! Looking at the bike’s nature, a quick-shifter is a welcome feature, for sure. The motorcycle also have traction control.
4. Fresh Instrument Cluster
The new instrument cluster on R15 V4 brings comes with Bluetooth connectivity by itself. It now have a display with a new layout, the display still remains as informative as it was. For accessing this display the buttons now have been shifted to the handlebar, for riding comfort.
5. Braking And Suspension
R15M comes with 282mm front and 220mm rear disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which means precise braking even when the bike is speeding up, without any wheel lock-ups.