Yamaha launched this popular bike Yamaha MT-15 on august at the Nepalese market which is also know known as a naked version of Yamaha YZF R15 V3. This bike is very popular because of sporty and aggressive looks as well as very suitable to use every day. This single-channel abs with signature delta box unit frame have head-turning and powerful motor derived from R15 V3. This 155cc bike is very easy to ride in a city like Kathmandu which offers good fuel efficiency. This bike faces direct competition from KTM Duke in Nepal. This hyper naked MT-15 is also known as The Dark Warrior because it is a warrior of the bikes as well as its available on black colors. Currently, the price of MT-15 is Rs.4,24,900.
Top 5 Features of Yamaha MT-15
The best part of this bike is unique design especially the thin tail segment, the unique facial expressions, Distinctive and Sharp, and sporty riding position which can impress anyone by sporty looks of the bike. The side profile is entirely inspired by the MT series ‘ large-displacement motorcycles.
The spherical muscle tank wears plastic resin in the form of armor. None can top Yamaha in terms of design, as both come with incredibly excellent models. In fact, you’ll really enjoy the design in person.
The engine is the best feature of this MT 15. The engine of this bike R15 V3 with class power 19 ps at rpm 10,000, 155.1cc, 4 valve, SOHC, four-stroke, 14.7 Nm of torque at 8,500 rpm and single cylinder which nobody can hate except loving. the fuel system of this bike is fuel injection.
It has tech like VVA which provides great fuel efficiency and the cooling system of this bike is liquid-cooled. this bike delivers 60 km/h in just 3.78 secs. this bike is connected with the 6-speed transmission. Because of the engine of this bike pick up is very good.
Bi Functional LED Headlights:
Bi Functional LED Headlights are the best features of this bike. the led headlight which gives both high and low beam projector into a single compact unit and gives the best lighting during night time. The single projector LED headlight looks more attractive by two daytime running lights which give sporty looks to the bike during the daytime.
The MT 15 features a fully digital console instrument with an inverted display to collect the information of the bike overall performance. The console shows a huge amount of information including a tacho, speedo, travel meter, gas meter, time and gear shift indicator, view of the values, VVA indicator and mileage display to the rider.
The MT 15 handling known as one of the best handlers. It offers delta box, meaty tires, light, and quiet which is combined with sharp steering and it’s tips into corners and keeps a perfectly planned line.
Here delta chassis gives straightforward information whenever rider going hit the turning point and very fick-able which is very comforting for the rider.
Specifications of Yamaha MT-15
- Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
- Displacement: 155 cc
- Bore & Stroke: 58.0 mm x 58.7 mm
- Maximum power: 14.2 kW (19.3 PS) @10,000 RPM
- Maximum torque: 14.7 N-m (1.5 kgf-m) @8,500 RPM
- Clutch Type: Wet, Multiple Disc
- Fuel system: Fuel Injection
- Ignition system: TCI (transistor controlled ignition)
- Starter system: Electric
- Transmission system: Constant Mesh, 6-speed
- Minimum ground clearance: 155 mm
- Curb weight (including full oil and fuel tank): 138 kg
- Fuel tank capacity: 10L/2.6usgal/2.2Imp.gal
- Frame type: Deltabox
- Front suspension system: Telescopic forks
- Rear suspension system: Swingarm, (Link suspension)
- Front brake (ABS): Hydraulic single disc (282 mm)
- Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc (220 mm)
- Front tyre: 100/80-17M/C 52P (Tubeless)
- Rear tyre: 140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)
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