What is the difference between R15 V1 and v2?

The first generation Yamaha R15 was powered by the same engine as the current generation model but weighed considerably less at 131 kg. It came with just 80/90-17 and 100/80-17 inch tyres. R15 Version 2.0 comes with better tyres (90/80-17 and 130/70-17) and even got itself a new exhaust from the first version.

Why was the R15 V1 discontinued?

The main reason is about ABS system… The Govt. of India ban to launch at least Single Channel ABS upto 125cc from April 2019. If Yamaha doesn’t follow this requirement, R15S will be discontinued forever.

Which is best R15 V1 or V3?

The current generation of the lightweight motorcycle, popularly known as R15 V3, is good for 1.6HP worth more output in comparison to the first two models, which generate 17HP of maximum power. Not just that, the R15 V3 features an all-digital console, slipper clutch, and ABS over the old versions.

Is R15 V1 a good bike?

The Quality of the bike is superb though and fit and finish is top notch. Performance of the R15 is a little disappointing for a bike costing 1+ lac. Surely it has very good performance for a 150cc engine but still as the old saying goes “There is no replacement for displacement”.

How many gears does R15 V1 have?


2-Wheeler Type Sports
Maximum Power 17 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Number of Gears 6

How many gears does R15 v1 have?

How many versions of R15 are there?

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is offered in 3 variants – YZF R15 V3 Metallic Red, YZF R15 V3 Racing Blue and the top variant YZF R15 V3 Dark Knight which comes at a price tag of Rs. 1,59,700.

What is the mileage of R15 V1?

Yamaha YZF R15S Specifications

Mileage (ARAI) 40 Kmpl
Displacement 149 cc
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC
No. of Cylinders 1
Max Power 16.58 PS @ 8500 rpm