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Yamaha R15 showcased at 37th Bangkok Motor Show (LIVE)

New Yamaha R15 at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show
 

Is same as the one which is on sale in India.

Yamaha has showcased one of their best selling fully faired 150cc motorcycle in the world today, R15 at the ongoing 2016 Bangkok Motor Show. It is not the new variant which was showcased in Indonesia a few weeks ago, but is the same one which is already on sales in Bangkok, with new decals.

Yamaha R15 is built on a delta box frame which provides the rider with best in class riding dynamics. Power comes from a 150 cc single cylinder liquid cooled four stroke engine which generates maximum power of 17 PS at 8,500 rpm and peak torque of 15 Nm at 7,500 rpm. Transmission is taken care by a six speed manual gearbox.

New Yamaha R15 at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

New Yamaha R15 at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

Speaking about the new special edition R15 which was launched in Indonesia, it is seen with new livery of matte grey, and that of a dual tone white and red. Engine specs remains unchanged, but it does get a race tuned Ohlins rear monoshock.

New Yamaha R15 at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

New Yamaha R15 at 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

Based on the R15, Yamaha has also launched a new naked motorcycle which is christened M-Slaz in Thailand. Compared to the R15, which is tuned to perform on a race-track, the M-Slaz is tuned to offer best in class riding dynamics when taking on the urban jungle.

LIVE Photos from 2016 Bangkok Motor Show

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