Yamaha Nepal is preparing to bring the all-new Yamaha XSR 155 in Nepal soon at a reasonable price. Already revealed in Thailand, the XSR 155 is based on the MT-15 and Yamaha’s lineup of ‘Sport Heritage’, including various retro-styled bikes like XSR 700 and XSR 900.
The XSR 155 is the third model in the 155 cc segment after the successful launch of R15 v3.0 and MT-15 with a 155cc VVA engine. The bike is rumoured to be launched in mid-2021 after being delayed due to the pandemic.
Yamaha XSR 155 Overview
Yamaha has already released the XSR 155 in Thailand based on the MT-15 model. With a retro-styled modern design, the bike looks really promising with a 155.1 cc liquid-cooled VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) engine. The Yamaha bike is equipped with dual-channel ABS features, LED Headlamps, and Taillights. The motorcycle will gain popularity due to the features and great specifications available once launched for the Nepali Bike Enthusiast.
Features and Design
The all-new Yamaha XSR 155 is a retro-styled bike that looks beautiful to turn some young heads. The motorcycle looks similar to its siblings, comparing its size and exteriors. The bike is also equipped with dome-shaped LED headlamps with Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs), LED taillights, and a retro-style modern-circular all-digital instrument console which provides a classy vibe.
The digital console on the bike provides all the information about the vehicle like tachometer, speedometer, trip meter, odometer, neutral indicator, fuel and turn signals indicator. The compact LCD console also displays the gear-position indicator.
Moreover, the fuel tank has a plastic cover making it lightweight and helps to turn the vehicle easily.
Engine and Performances
Yamaha XSR 155 is powered by a 4-stroke, single-cylinder, four-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC gasoline VVA engine. The 155.1 cc displacement engine generates a maximum power of 19.3 bhp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque of 14.7 Nm of torque at 8500 rpm.
The classic XSR 155 has a fuel tank of 10 litres capacity and provides a fuel efficiency of about 40 km per litres. Moreover, the engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with an electric ignition along with a kick start. The bike can go from 0 to 100 km per hour in 15 seconds estimated time, and the top speed that the bike can reach is 135 km per hour. The Variable Valve Actuation Technology always provides the engine with the required torque no matter the rev range.
Brakes and Tires
The braking on XSR 155 is handled by 282 mm disc brakes on the front and 220 mm disc brakes on the rear end. The bike will also be equipped with dual-channel ABS features and a wet type multi-plate assist, and slipper clutch. The tires are both tubeless of size 100/80-17 on the front and the rear tire has a size of 140/70-17.
Moreover, the suspensions on the XSR 155 are USD Telescopic Fork on the front and mono-shock Swingarm suspension on the rear. The bike’s weight is about 134 kg and has a ground clearance of 170 mm. Talking about the dimension of the bike, it has a length of 2000 mm, width is 805 mm, height is 1080 mm, and seat height is 810 mm.
Yamaha XSR 155 Specifications
|Engine||4-stroke, single-cylinder, four-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC gasoline VVA engine|
|Maximum Power||19.3 ps @ 10,000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm|
|Starting Mechanism||Kick and Self start both|
|Gear Box||6-speed Manual Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||10 litres|
|Mileage||40 km per litre|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Seat Height||810 mm|
|Front Suspension||USD Telescopic Fork|
|Rear Suspension||Mono-shock on an aluminium swingarm|
|Brake Front||282mm Single Disc|
|Brake Rear||220mm Single Disc|
|Colour||White-Red, Black, and Premium Grey.|
Yamaha XSR 155 Price in Nepal and Availability
The Yamaha XSR 155, manufactured by the Japan-based manufacturer, Yamaha, is only revealed in Thailand and has not yet been announced for Nepal.
As for the pricing, there are no details of the XSR 155 for Nepal or India. The bike was supposed to be launched in 2020, but the pandemic delayed the launch in Nepal and India. However, the rumours suggest that the bike will be launched in mid-2021 in India as well as Nepal.
The pricing and availability of the motorcycles will be updated as soon as Yamaha Nepal announces the launch. The bike will surely compete with the likes of Yamaha FZS-FI V3 and the segment’s one of the best Yamaha MT-15.