The BS6 version Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 was launched in Dec 2019, and later in May 2020, the company made a marginal price hide, which makes the recent one, the second price hide since the launch of the motorcycle. The price hide could be the result of rising input costs due to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have reached out of Yamaha Motor India for an official comment on the reason for the price hide.
Yamaha Motors silently increased the price for a popular 155cc model, the YamahaYZF-R15 V3.0 BS6 by an Rs:2000 increase. The BS6 model was launched in India back in December 2020, at a starting price at Rs:1.45 lakh, up to Rs:1.47 lakh, after the recent price revision, the motorcycle is priced from Rs:1.47 lakh to Rs:1.50 lakh. The Price was depending upon the color.
Thunder Grey color – old BS6 price is 1.45 lakh, New BS6 price is 1.47 lakh, and price hike is Rs:2000 is increased.
Racing Blue color – old BS6 price is 1.46 lakh, New BS6 price is 1.49 lakh, and price hike is Rs:2000 is increased.
Dark Knight color – old BS6 price is 1.47 lakh, New BS6 price is 1,50 lakh, and price hike is Rs:2000 is Increased.
The price update, the BS6 R15 remaining completely unchanged. It continues to come with the YZF R1 inspired to design and sharp lines and a sculpted tank, along with signature Deltabox frame with a full-size fairing, digital instrument cluster, LED taillight, and headlights. The motorcycle gets 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, come within a shade of matte black with reflective pinstripes, the Thunder Grey and Dark Knight variants, while the Racing Blue trim gets matching the blue alloy wheels.
Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 is powered by a 155 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled BS6 engine produces an 18.5 bhp at 10,000 rpm, and 14 Nm of torque available at 8500 rpm. It continues to use a telescopic fork up front and a mono-shock unit at the rear, for suspension duties. The bike brake system is used as a disc brake at both ends, a 282 mm disc up front, and a rear disc is 220 mm, with a dual-channel ABS system is standard. While the rear wheel comes with a 140/70 section tire, upfront gets a 100/80 section rubber.