Yamaha YZF-R15

The third-generation Yamaha R15 comes with an interesting 155cc single-cylinder SOHC engine further enhanced with Yamaha’s Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) which is able to produce around 19hp at 10,000rpm and 14.7Nm of maximum torque at 8,500rpm. All that power is transferred down to its rear wheel via a six-speed manual gearbox. To ensure that the optimal rideability, the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R15 is further elevated with an assist and slipper clutch which allows for easier roll-off from standstill and a more controlled stopping performance when going down through the gears for this 137kg sports bike.



Engine Type 4 Stroke, SOHC, VVA
Cylinder arrangement Single Cylinder
Displacement 155cc
Bore X Stroke 58.0 x 58.7 mm
Compression Ratio 11.6 : 1
Maximum Power 14.2 kW/10000rpm
Maximum Torque 14.7 Nm/8500rpm
Lubrication System Wet Sump
Starting System Electric Starter
Engine Oil Capacity 1.05 Liters
Ignition System TCI


Transmission Type 6-Speed
Clutch Type wet, Multiple, Assist & Slipper Clutch


Frame Type Deltabox
Overall Length 1990mm
Overall Width 725mm
Overall Height 1135mm
Seat Height 830mm
Minimum Ground Clearance 160mm
Wet Weight 137kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 11 Liters


Front Brake Disc Brake
Rear Brake Disc Brake


Front Suspension Type Telescopic
Back Suspension Swing arm
Front Suspension Type Telescopic
Rear Suspension Type Monocross
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