Keeping in mind the young generation’s need for maximum style, speed, agility and superior performance, Yamaha has launched its all new MT-15 performance motorcycle in India. Aptly described as ‘The Dark Warrior’, Yamaha MT-15 exudes the aggression of a Samurai fighter and its naked profile resembles an unsheathed sword. MT-15 has everything that a young heart might desire such as ultra-sharp looks, thrilling torque and acceleration, and advanced technology and safety features.
Things that immediately grab our attention include the Bi functional LED headlights, sculpted fuel tank, front winglets, elevated tail section and edgy LED tail light. Instrument cluster is fully digital, featuring negative LCD display that looks stunning and complements the bike’s visual appeal.Yamaha MT-15 is being offered in two color options – Metallic Black and Dark Matt Blue.
Powering the snazzy MT-15 is a 155 cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, fuel injected engine that delivers 19.3 PS of max power @ 10,000 rpm and 14.7 Nm of max torque @ 8,500 rpm. The bike has 6-speed transmission and comes with A&S (assist and slipper) clutch that enables super-fast deceleration. With A&S, riders can achieve seamless downshifts and also reduce vibrations on their chassis and engine. Another key addition to the engine is the Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), which ensures adequate torque even at low RPM.
Built on the lightweight and agile Delta box frame, Yamaha MT-15 can zip through city streets with utmost ease. It is designed for sharp turns and can easily maneuver through tight places and heavy traffic. MT-15 also offers a comfortable seating position, which makes it suitable for everyday commute. One can enjoy smooth rides with telescopic forks suspension system at the front and Swingarm, (Link suspension) at the rear. Quick deceleration is also not a problem, as MT-15 comes with 282 mm disc brakes at the front and 220 mm disc at the rear. There’s single-channel ABS as well, which ensures prompt braking without any issues of wheel locking, swirling or skidding.
With its sporty profile, agile design, powerful torque and acceleration and superior all-round performance, Yamaha MT-15 is perfectly suited for those who want thrilling rides and turn heads on the roads. MT-15 launch in India marks a new journey for Yamaha and it is in line with the company’s mission to provide exciting products in the entry-level motorcycle segment. Yamaha MT-15 is a great option for the young generation who may be looking to upgrade their lower-end two-wheelers to experience something truly exhilarating and exceptional.