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|Manufacturer||India Yamaha Motor|
|Parent company||Yamaha Motor Company|
|Production||2008 (v.1), 2011 (v.2)|
|Engine||149.8 cc Liquid-cooled four-stroke single-cylinder 4-valve 17 PS|
(v.1) Front: 80/90-17 Rear: 100/80-17
|Wheelbase||1,345 mm (53.0 in)|
|Dimensions||L 1,970 mm (78 in)
W 670 mm (26 in)
H 1,070 mm (42 in)
|Seat height||800 mm (31 in)|
|Weight||131 kg (289 lb) and 136 kg (300 lb) for version 2.0 (wet)|
|Fuel capacity||12 l (2.6 imp gal; 3.2 US gal)|
The R-15 is derived from Yamaha V-Ixion selling in Indonesia by with the engine and chassis remaining the same. The engine was tuned for higher power and torque, six-speed transmission was incorporated, a linked type sport suspension added on the back. Fairings were added for improved aerodynamics.
The engine is a 149.8 cc single cylinder four-stroke engine with four valves and a single overhead cam. With the power of 16.9 BHP@10500 rpm. The bore and stroke of the engine are 57.0 × 58.7 mm (2.24 × 2.31 in). The radiator is placed in the front of the engine with a fan behind it. The coolant reserve is on the left side up and behind the radiator.
The transmission is return type six-speed with a constant mesh wet multiplate clutch.
The bike has a 270 mm single disc with dual piston calipers in the front and a 220 mm single disc single piston caliper at the rear, both the brake systems being made by Nissin of Japan. The front suspension is twin telescopic fork and the rear is the advanced linked type monocross suspension. The bike features a dual headlight like other bikes of the R-series.
In 2011, Yamaha India issued new models as call the R15 version 2 with a few changes to the frame, body, rim sizes, the banana swing arm (models like R6), tire size and minor changes in the ECU System. The front tire of original R15 is 80/90-17 and rear tire is 100/80-17 while version 2.0 features radial tyres of size 90/80-17 for front and 130/70-R17 for rear.
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