11th Feb 2019 three:12 pm
Sellers throughout India have been accepting bookings for the upcoming sport-naked bike.
With the approaching launch of the MT-15, sellers throughout India have begun accepting bookings for the sport-naked bike. The MT-15 has been within the information repeatedly over the previous few months, owing the a number of leaks. Not solely do now we have reserving data and the launch date of March 15, however we even have a spy picture and leaked technical information.
On talking to a number of sellers throughout the nation, now we have learnt that Yamaha sellers in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai have begun accepting bookings for an quantity of Rs 10,00zero. Sellers in Bengaluru, in the meantime, will safe your reserving at Rs 2,00zero. Nevertheless, the sellers we spoke to in Kerala instructed us that they don’t seem to be accepting bookings for the MT-15 but.
Yamaha’s plans of bringing the MT-15 to India first got here to mild in October 2018. It was then that we instructed you in regards to the chance of an India-spec mannequin, the place the parts can be specced down in an effort to decrease prices. This was confirmed appropriate when the primary spy shot of the MT-15 made its look; the bike within the image was seen driving on a standard fork instead of the premium USD unit seen on the Indonesian mannequin. The Indian bike has additionally ditched the aluminium swing arm for a primary, box-section unit.
Apparently, whereas the MT-15 seems to be lacking the premium swing arm, the India-spec R15 V3.zero does characteristic it. This clearly signifies that Yamaha is attempting to decrease prices and worth the MT-15 decrease than the R15 V3.zero in India. That stated, the upcoming sport-naked will characteristic the identical engine because the R15 V3.zero. This 155cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected motor comes paired to a 6-speed gearbox and makes 19.3hp at 10,000rpm and 14.7Nm of torque at eight,500rpm.
The Yamaha MT-15 is predicted to be priced across the Rs 1.2 lakh mark, at which level it can avoid the Rs 1.33 lakh FZ25 and can demand a slight premium over the R15S (based mostly on the V2.zero) priced at Rs 1.17 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom, Delhi).