New Yamaha R15M Introduced: What’s New?

Recently, Yamaha updated all the motorcycles in the lineup. The Japanese manufacturer has updated the FZ-X, MT-15, FZ-S and R15. The motorcycle received cosmetic upgrades and feature additions. At the top of the list is still the updated R15M. Here are all the changes for the Yamaha R15M.

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Updated on:
February 14, 2023 at 11:24 am

The R15M is now priced at Rs 2,500 higher.

New TFT screen

The biggest addition to the R15M is the new instrument cluster. It now has a TFT cluster, which looks more modern than previous LCD units. The brand new TFT screen supports day and night mode. Just like the previous LDC clusters, the new TFT units also support Bluetooth connectivity, so there are SMS and incoming call alerts. Having said that, the motorcycle still doesn’t have the turn-by-turn navigation that some other motorcycles now come with.

Check out the R15M's new dashboard.

Check out the R15M’s new dashboard.

Appearance update

There are no major upgrades cosmetically. So the color options remain the same.Therefore, it is still only available in one color scheme, namely ¥1,93,900. Having said that, motorcycles now come with LED turn signals as standard. They make motorcycles look sleeker and sharper than ever. Earlier, Yamaha used to offer large halogen turn signals that didn’t fit the R15’s design. LED turn indicators were still available during that time, but they were supplied as original equipment.

New price

The price of R15M is now increased ¥2,500 so it now costs ¥1,93,900 (ex-showroom).

Is it worth it?

well, for price increase ¥2,500, the motorcycle now features a new TFT screen, a big update from the previous LCD instrument cluster. Additionally, the LED turn indicators enhance the motorcycle’s attractiveness.

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Yamaha has made the R15M OB2 compatible like its other products. There are no other changes to the engine. The R15M continues to feature a liquid-cooled 4-stroke SOHC 4-valve 155cc fuel-injected engine with a Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system. It produces 18.14 bhp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque output of 14.2 Nm at 7,500 rpm. The duty transmission is a 6-speed unit with a slipper clutch and quickshifter.

First published date: Feb 14, 2023 at 11:24am CST

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