Yamaha R15 V1.5 Review

Yamaha is a renowned company as it has manufactured number of motorbikes which has been chosen and ride by many people. The same company has been producing various bikes under the R-Segment, however, those bikes are more expensive and cannot be purchased by many people. In order to fulfill the requirement, Yamaha, in the year 2008, launched a motorbike named the Yamaha R15. The R15 featured the sporty look as of the high-end bike like R1, R6, etc. Later, in the year 2011, Yamaha launched the second generation of the Yamaha R15 which came with refreshed taillight, a slim body, a partition seat and many other changes. Again after some period of time, Yamaha launched the updated version of R15, which featured updated look with some new changes.

The new Yamaha R15 V1.5 possesses the same body platform. However, the 1.5 version has been featured with new graphic design. The rear mudguard has also been made a little bit long. The bike is also equipped with well-cushioned seat which provides more comfort to the rider as well as pillion. Also, the bike is featured with Yamaha’s Humachine Technology that tends to provide comfort to the rider and the pillion even in the long road trips.

Furthermore, the R15 V1.5 features the height and length of 1070 mm and 2060 mm respectively. The bike has got the weight of 134 kg and the wideness of 670 mm. The front wheel is 1345 mm far from the rear wheel and the lower part of the bike maintains the gap of 160 mm from the ground. Also, the bike is powered with liquid cooled, 4 stroke, SOHC, 149 cc engine which provides maximum power and torque of 16.3 bhp @ 8500 RPM and 15 Nm @ 7500 RPM respectively.

Moreover, Yamaha has been exporting the YZF R15 V1.5 in Nepal under the dealership of Morang Auto Works.

Price in Nepal: Rs. 3,45,900


 Body Type



 134 kg


 2060 mm


 1070 mm
 670 mm


 1345 mm

 Ground Clearance

 160 mm




 12 liters

 Engine Type

 Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC

 Maximum Power

 16.3 bhp @ 8500 RPM

 Maximum Torque

 15 Nm @ 7500 RPM


 149 cc

 Box X Stroke


 Starting System


 Final Drive




 Front Suspension

 Telescopic Fork

 Rear Suspension

 Linked type mono-cross

 Front Tyre


Rear Tyre

 130/70-R 17



 Front Brake


 Rear Brake






 No. of Gears



 Wet, Multiple-disc


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