Dealerships Begin Accepting Bookings For Yamaha MT-15 In India

Having began the 12 months with the FZ V3.zero, Yamaha Motor India is all set to convey the MT-15 to the nation later this 12 months. The Yamaha MT-15 is the bare model of the very fashionable YZF-R15 and can be happening sale on March 15, 2019. Forward of the official launch, choose Yamaha sellers throughout the nation have began accepting bookings for the upcoming providing whilst official bookings are but to be introduced. Sellers in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi amongst different cities confirmed to carandbike that the MT-15 may be booked for a token quantity of Rs. 5000, whereas deliveries for the bike will start round early April. Additionally Learn: Yamaha MT-15 Launch Particulars Revealed The Yamaha MT-15 shares its underpinnings with the R15 and is an effective trying motorbike. The design language together with the alien-inspired headlamp cowl comes from the bigger MT-10 and MT-09 bikes, whereas the bike will get a full-LED twin headlamp setup. The bike can even borrow the all-digital Instrument console, telescopic entrance forks and a monoshock rear suspension from the India-spec R15. The Yamaha MT-15 is more likely to be priced round Rs. 1.20-1.25 lakh (ex-showroom) Internationally, the MT-15 will get the extra subtle USD forks, however the identical have been almost certainly missed for India with the intention to hold the prices in examine. Energy on the Yamaha MT-15 will come from the identical 155 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that's more likely to get variable valve actuation (VVA) that's seen on the R15 V3.zero. The motor is tuned to supply about 19 bhp and 15 Nm of torque on the R15 and count on the facility figures to stay similar on the MT as nicely. The 6-speed gearbox can be carried over as nicely, whereas dual-channel ABS can be out there as commonplace. Additionally Learn: Yamaha MT-15 Spied Testing In India What modifications considerably on the Yamaha MT-15 over the R15 is the driving place that's now extra upright and relaxed due to the raised handlebar and centre set foot pegs, versus the devoted stance on the R15. That mentioned, the MT-15 will definitely be fast off the road and is certain to make for a enjoyable and slick motorbike. Costs for the Yamaha MT-15 are beneath wraps for now however we count on the motorbike to be priced within the neighborhood of Rs. 1.20-1.25 lakh (ex-showroom). On the worth level, the bike won't solely be marginally cheaper than the R15 but in addition tackle the KTM 125 Duke.