Yamaha R15M

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Performance9
Durability8.5
Braking9
Suspension8
Mileage9
Features8.5

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Key Features
Yamaha R15M is the newest iteration of the legendary Yamaha R15 series. Over the years, the Yamaha R15 has garnered success in being the poster bike for almost all motorcycle lovers of the South Asian region. For most Bangladeshis, the Yamaha R15 V3 was the pinnacle of sports bikes, as it is considered the benchmark […]
Performance
9
Durability
8.5
Braking
9
Suspension
8
Mileage
9
Features
8.5

Yamaha R15M is the newest iteration of the legendary Yamaha R15 series. Over the years, the Yamaha R15 has garnered success in being the poster bike for almost all motorcycle lovers of the South Asian region. For most Bangladeshis, the Yamaha R15 V3 was the pinnacle of sports bikes, as it is considered the benchmark of sportbikes. There have been competitors over the years, such as the CBR 150R, the Suzuki GSX-R 150, but none have had the same popularity as the Yamaha R15 V3. The new Yamaha R15M is expected to gain even more popular than the previous one.

Yamaha, the Japanese giant. The company people have considered as one of the most trustworthy manufacturers in the world. Over the years, Yamaha has made a name for itself for its quality and reliability. Yamaha is popular for its Yamaha R15 (the pocket rocket), Yamaha R6 (the mid-range rocket), and the Yamaha R1 (the near-perfect 1000cc monster). Yamaha has also been one of the strongest MotoGP teams in the world.

Key Features:
The best feature of the Yamaha R15M is the completely new design. The Yamaha R15M comes with a completely new face. The headlight is redesigned to look a lot like the R7. This design includes a central LED projection unit and two separate LED headlights. The indicators are bulb types just like the previous versions. The taillight is also probably going to look similar to the previous version. The bike also has a slightly redesigned tank, which looks much more muscular than before and a bit taller than before.

The handlebars of the Yamaha R15M looks slightly elevated than the previous version, which should make it a bit less track-centric and a bit more comfortable for long rides. The rear pillion seat looks slightly larger than the previous version, so riding with your significant other or your buddy will not be as problematic as before. The exhaust design, however, remains the same as before.

So far, the Yamaha R15M only can be seen in one color, which is grey. The grey version has some blue accents on the decals and the wheels. There will definitely be more colors, and you can also expect a new monster version of the bike. As the Monster Yamaha team is on its way to winning the MotoGP rider’s cup with Fabio Quartararo leading the table with a huge margin, you may expect this MotoGP version to be a much cooler version than the previous ones.

The new Yamaha R15M is expected to be equipped with a completely new instrument cluster. The new instrument cluster is also expected to have new features such as range, better fuel calculations, and also Bluetooth.

Physical Attributes:
The Yamaha R15M was designed for the entry-level racing experience; hence the seat height of the bike is kept quite high at 815mm. The bike also has an average ground clearance of 170mm. The bike is also sporty; hence the height can be justified. The sporty look also incorporates clip-on, which makes it rather an aggressive postured bike. However, as previously mentioned, the clip-ons seem a bit higher than before. The bike is expected to have a fuel capacity of 11liters, which will be enough for the occasional rides out of town.

The length, width, and height of the Yamaha R15M are 1990mm, 725mm, 1135mm, and 135kg respectively. The power to weight ratio of the bike tilts towards the power, which means the power delivery will be more linear and smoother. The bike also has a very small wheelbase of 1309, which might make new riders overwhelmed during cornering.

Engine and Transmission:
The Yamaha R15M should come with a 4-stroke, single-cylinder, and 155.1cc engine. The engine is expected to be liquid-cooled and also fitted with fuel injection. The engine is going to pump out a staggering 18.35BHP of power at 10000rpm and 14.1Nm torque at 8500rpm. While the power is extremely high, the torque figure is quite average. The bike is expected to have a mileage of around 45kmpl on average.

The Yamaha R15M is also expected to rock the slipper clutch similar to the previous version. The slipper clutch allows for auto downshift assist. The bike is also expected to have a high speed similar to that of the previous version of about 140kmph.

Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Yamaha R15 V3 has undoubtedly one of the best braking systems available in the country. The Yamaha R15M is also expected to come with single-channel ABS. The front has a disc with ABS which makes the emergency braking more efficient. However, we are yet to know whether the rear wheel will get ABS or not.

The Yamaha R15M comes with adjustable telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock at the rear are expected to be the main suspension setup of the bike. The front telescopic forks are expected to come with preload adjustability, and so is the rear mono-shock. This should make the bike more comfortable both for the rider and its pillion. The bike will now be easier to ride on the bumpy roads of Bangladesh and will also be fun to lean during cornering as well.

The Yamaha R15M should have alloy wheels. The front and the rear have a combination of 100/80 and 140/70 tires respectively. The front tire is perfect for the bike. The rear tire is also perfect for this bike, as it makes it really admirable.

Pros and Cons:
The Yamaha R15M has a few pros and cons like every other bike.
Pros
Powerful.
Liquid-cooled.
Fuel-injected.
Fuel-efficient.
ABS.
Cons
Sports orientation.
Slightly stiff suspension.
The new headlight design might not appeal to a lot of people.

Target Audience:
The Yamaha R15M was made for people who wish to have an entry-level sports bike and don’t care about how much money they have to spend. The quality of the bike and the features offered by this bike are phenomenal. This bike will attract a lot of young but experienced riders.

Competitors:
The Yamaha R15M has only two competitors in its segment.
Honda CBR 150R 2021.
Suzuki GSX R150.
Honda CBR 150R 2019.

The Yamaha R15M is an extraordinary bike. You can almost call this bike the most perfect 150cc bike presently available in Bangladesh. The Yamaha R15M has a huge fanbase in Bangladesh and it deserves it. All in all, the Yamaha R15M is one of the best sports bikes available in Bangladesh.

Additional information

Specification: Yamaha R15M

1. Details
CC Category

150 cc

Category

Sports Bike

Product Availability

Upcoming

2. Engine & Transmission
Displacement

155.1 cc

Engine Type

155.1cc, Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, VVA

Max Power

18.6 HP @ 10,000 rpm

Max Torque

14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm

Gears

6-Speed

Clutch

Wet Type Multi-Plate Assist & Slipper Clutch

Engine Cooling

Liquid Cooled

Fuel Supply

Fuel Injection

Starting Method

Electric Starter

Transmission Type

Manual

3. Dimensions
Fuel Tank Capacity

11 L

Ground Clearance

170 mm

Height

1135 mm

Overall Length

1990 mm

Overall Width

725 mm

Seat Height

815 mm

Wheelbase

1325 mm

4. Brakes, Wheels & Suspensions
Braking

2-Channel ABS

Chassis

Deltabox

Front Brake

282mm Single Disc

Rear Brake

220mm Single Disc

Front Suspension

Telescopic USD

Rear Suspension

Monoshock

Front Tyre

100/80-17 M/C 52P

Rear Tyre

140/70-R17 M/C 66H (Radial)

Tyre Type

Tubeless

Wheel Type

Alloy

5. Top Speed and Mileage
Mileage (Average)

40 Kmpl (Approx)

Top Speed

140 Kmph (Approx)

6. Electricals
Battery Type

Maintenance Free (ETZ-5)

Battery

12v 4.0Ah (10HR) MF

Headlight

Dual LED

Tail Light

LED

Indicators

Bulb

7. Features
Engine Kill Switch

Yes

Handle Type

3-part clip-ons

Speedometer

Digital

RPM Meter

Digital

Odometer

Digital

Seat type

Split

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  • What is the mileage of Yamaha R15M?

    40 Kmpl (Approx).

    Answer by : jojo on Aug 26, 2021 05:49:23 PM
  • What is the top speed of Yamaha R15M?

    140 Kmph (Approx).

    Answer by : jojo on Aug 26, 2021 05:49:53 PM
  • Is Yamaha a Japanese Brand?

    Answer: Yes! Yamaha is a Japanese brand. 

    Answer by : jojo on Sep 1, 2021 11:09:34 AM
  • Is Yamaha a good motorcycle brand?

    Answer: Yamaha is one of the most renowned Japanese motorcycle manufacturing companies. The R and the MT series are two of the most respected bike series in the world.

    Answer by : jojo on Sep 1, 2021 11:13:26 AM
  • What is the mileage of the Yamaha R15M?

    Answer: The Yamaha R15M has an approximated mileage of around 45kmpl.

    Answer by : jojo on Sep 1, 2021 11:13:45 AM
  • What is the most popular Yamaha bike in Bangladesh presently?

    Answer: The Yamaha R15 V3 is the most popular Yamaha bike presently. 

    Answer by : jojo on Sep 1, 2021 11:14:57 AM
  • Is the Yamaha R1M available in Bangladesh?

    Answer: The Yamaha R1M is not available in Bangladesh, but it is displayed at ACI center. 

    Answer by : jojo on Sep 1, 2021 11:15:38 AM
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