Auto Expo 2018: Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 to debut in India: All details on Yamaha’s most affordable sports bike

Auto Expo 2018 is just a couple of days away and Yamaha is set to launch YZF-R15 V3.0 that happens to be one of the highly awaited bikes of the year. The motorcycle is expected to be priced at close to Rs 1.30 lakh (ex-showroom).

By:Updated: February 6, 2018 5:01:36 PM
Auto Expo 2018: New Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0Auto Expo 2018: New Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0

Auto Expo 2018 is just around the corner and Yamaha looks all set for the biennial event. Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 will be launched at the event making for one of the biggest two-wheeler launches at Auto Expo 2018. The new Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 gets its power from a 155cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled engine mated to a six-speed gearbox. The suspension system of the India spec Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 comprises of conventional telescopic forks at the front along with a monoshock at the rear. The braking to the bike will be taken care of with the help of disc brakes at both ends. It will be interesting to see if the company offers an ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with the motorcycle. The instrument cluster of the new Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 is a fully digital unit that gives an access to plenty of information to the rider. The new Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 will be launched in India at an expected price of Rs 1.3 lakh (ex-showroom). At this price point, the motorcycle currently does not have any direct rival in terms of performance and price at the same time. However, the motorcycle may get a rival in the form of all-new Honda CBR150R that might be launched at the biennial event.

Besides the new Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0, the company is also expected to launch an all-new 125cc automatic scooter at Auto Expo 2018. The company will also put on display its existing model range. Yamaha is also expected to showcase the new BS-IV compliant YZF-R3 as the motorcycle was retired from the market with the onset of stricter emission norms.

Another interesting highlight by Yamaha at Auto Expo 2018 will be the company’s MotoGP bike and just like the previous edition, it will be one of the prime attractions of the company’s booth. Stay tuned with us to get the full and detailed coverage of Auto Expo 2018.

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