Yamaha XSR 155
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
Introduction: The XSR series is a very cool one from YAMAHA and globally very renowned for the unique feature-set of these bikes. The bikes under this “XSR” name are neo-retro standard from the YAMAHA stable incorporating modern-day features and retro looks. YAMAHA has launched a new bike in its 150cc segment in the XSR clan: XSR 155. In Bangladesh, the XSR 155 bikes are imported by ACI Motors Ltd. See pictures of Yamaha XSR 155 here.
: YAMAHA XSR 155 was first launched in Thailand in 2019 with the same engine as the YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 and MT-15. Hence, it is the Neo-retro standard version of the “R” & “MT”-series DNA and so, the XSR name is justified following the trends of its big-engine cousins. This bike is slotted under the R & MT series for extreme city service in sheer style.
Features: Key features of YAMAHA XSR 155 are described in a nutshell below.
The bike features a design that is striking with a strong presence in the streets. Combined with a refined engine and its performance, this bike delivers unmatched performance in a retro-looking package. The styling shows off pure class. The bike has been filled with features useful for the enthusiast bikers in mind.
The shape of the bike allures the rider to climb on and pull the throttle wide open and zing through the traffic. The head and taillight assembly are both round-shaped for retro looks and feature LED lamps. The bike comes with VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) technology along with slipper clutch.
The seating is very much comfortable with an upright rider triangle and widened pipe handlebar.. The fuel is also very cool to look at with an iconic teardrop shape and the graphics on the attractive body colors also add up to the cool factor of this bike. There are also wide tyres at the ends of the long-wheelbase that build the rider’s confidence.
There are about four colors of the YAMAHA XTZ 155 in Bangladesh. All the colors available for this bike are very attractive and they are:
- Grey Premium
- White-Red 80s Sport Heritage
- Black Elegance
- Green Wanderlust
Overall the bike has a distinct stance for standing out in the crowd.
Body Dimensions: The YAMAHA XSR 155 is an amazing performance . The wheelbase is 1330mm on which the 134 kg bike stands. The bike is balanced very well for its YAMAHA patented “Deltabox” Frame. The bike has a 10 L fuel that feeds the engine through the Fuel Injection system and ignited by TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition) system.
The overall length of YAMAHA XSR 155 is 2000 mm while the width and height are 805 mm and 1080 mm. The ground clearance is 170 mm and the seat height is 810 mm.
Engine & Transmission: YAMAHA XSR 155 possesses a single-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid Cooled, 4 Valve, VVA-equipped engine. This engine’s Power & Torque figures are as follows: 19.3 PS @10000 RPM & 14.7 Nm @ 8500 RPM. This wet-sump lubricated machine is paired with a 6-speed Manual constant mesh transmission with slipper clutch. The expected mileage is 35-45 KMPL.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system of this bike has a set of USD forks up front and a link suspension Swingarm at the rear. The front brake is a 282 mm Disc paired to the 5*2-spoke alloy wheel with 100/80-17 M/C 54S tyre. The rear brake is a 220mm Disc attached to the 5*2-spoke alloy wheel that is wrapped in 140/70-17 M/C 66S tyre. Both the wheels have a tubeless tyre for better performance and to avoid sudden deflation along with Antilock Braking System (ABS).
Best For: The YAMAHA XSR 155 is targeted at the sporty-minded commuter. The bike is mainly built for the city streets and so, the city riding is bound to be excellent in this . and students and young people are the target customers of this naked city bike. The bike has excellent design language to remind you of the past of bikes as well as has enough performance to tackle everyday city needs. You can see Yamaha XSR 155’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The main competitors of YAMAHA XSR 155 are the likes of:
- HONDA CB 150R Exmotion
- SUZUKI GSX-S150
The competitors are facing a challenging fight from YAMAHA XSR 155 as it ticks nearly all the boxes at a time questionable by the bikers of this class. But the price is a bit on the higher side of the spectrum. You can compare the Yamaha XSR 155 price here with the competitors.
Specification: Yamaha XSR 155
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- What is the gear shift pattern of YAMAHA XSR 155?
YAMAHA XSR 155 has a 6-speed manual transmission with a wet multi-plate slipper clutch which is arranged in a return pattern and operated by a toe shifter. The bike’s gear ratios are a little bit tweaked for better street performance. However, the pattern is 1-N-2-3-4-5-6.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 02:30:03 PM
- What is the mileage of YAMAHA XSR 155?
There is no company-claimed mileage of the YAMAHA XSR 155. But the riders say it gives around is 35-45 kmpl regularly. So it is a non-issue almost, to worry about the mileage.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 02:30:33 PM
- Is YAMAHA XSR 155 able to handle highway rides?
The YAMAHA XSR 155 is not intended for highway performance but a streetfighter. The bike is extremely well-balanced and all but the windblasts at highway is all going to get the rider’s body. So, it is not recommended to ride the XSR in the highways. That said, the bike is very capable with liquid cooling and all but there is the YZF R15 v3 built precisely for that purpose.Answer by : jojo on Dec 25, 2020 02:31:25 PM