Stepping up in the competitive motorcycle market, Yamaha Motor Company has introduced its latest marvel – the Yamaha R15 V4. Not only is the design of this bike eye-catching, but the company has also launched a unique “Dark Knight” edition that stands out in the crowd. Paired with a robust engine, this motorcycle boasts numerous state-of-the-art features that make it a compelling choice for enthusiasts.
Diving into the specifics of the engine, the Yamaha R15 V4 Dark Knight is powered by a 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. This beast of an engine churns out a commendable 18.4bhp and 14.2Nm of torque. For transmission duties, it is mated to a 6-speed gearbox which comes with an assist and slipper clutch, ensuring smooth gear transitions.
Features of the Yamaha R15 V4 Dark Knight
The Yamaha R15 V4 Dark Knight is loaded with several cutting-edge features that amplify its appeal:
The Yamaha R15 V4 Dark Knight stands as a testament to Yamaha’s commitment to blending style with cutting-edge technology. One of the primary highlights is its bi-functional headlights that ensure optimum visibility during both day and night. Complementing these are the LED position lights that add a touch of sophistication to the front facade. The motorcycle also boasts a digital LCD meter console that provides riders with a plethora of information at a glance, ensuring they remain informed while on the go.
Additionally, Yamaha has introduced a side stand engine cut-off switch, enhancing the safety quotient. The inclusion of a traction control system is another feather in its cap, allowing riders to maintain better control under varying road conditions. Lastly, the integration of the Yamaha Y-Connect App enables riders to stay connected and access various features and diagnostics, making the Yamaha R15 V4 Dark Knight a bike for the modern era.
With a starting showroom price of 1.82 lakh INR, the bike also offers a vibrant palette of color options. Apart from the Dark Knight edition, the Yamaha R15 V4 is available in red, blue, and the striking ‘Intensity White’. In terms of engine performance and features, this motorcycle finds its rivals in the TVS Apache, Bajaj Pulsar, and Honda SP160.