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Yamaha R15 v4 and R15M Officially Launched in Nepal: Passing On the R-Series DNA!

Yamaha R15 v4 is now officially available alongside the Yamaha R15M in Nepal.

Yamaha R15 v4 price nepal
Yamaha R15 v4

MAW Enterprises, the authorized distributor of Yamaha motorcycles in Nepal, has launched its highly-anticipated Yamaha R15.

Both Yamaha R15 v4 and Yamaha R15M are the same motorcycles with the same spec sheet, style, and features. Consider them as variants rather than separate offerings.

In its fourth iteration, Nepal’s most popular sports bike gets a severe overhaul.

While the Yamaha hasn’t changed the core R15 elements, it has improved upon style and features to meet modern standards.

As for the pricing, the Yamaha R15 price in Nepal starts at Rs. 5.62 Lakhs to Rs. 5.87 Lakhs.

We will talk about those variant differences in a bit.

Before doing so, let’s take a quick look at what the Yamaha R15 v4 brings to the table with its key specifications.

Yamaha R15M v4 Specifications

  • Engine Type: Single-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC
  • Emission Standard: BS6
  • Displacement: 155 cc
  • Cooling System: Liquid Cooled
  • Starting Mechanism: Self-Starter Only
  • Max Power: 18.4 PS @ 10000 rpm
  • Max Torque: 14.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Top Speed: 136.88 Kmph
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 11 liters
  • Mileage: 48.75 kmpl
  • Front Tyre: 100/80-17 – Disc
  • Rear Tyre: 140/70-R17 – Disc
  • Tubeless Tyres: Yes
  • Braking System: Dual-Channel ABS
  • Suspension Setup: USD Front Forks and Rear Linked Monoshock
  • Seat Height: 815 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 170 mm
  • Kerb Weight: 142 kg
  • Colors: Blue, Red, Black, Metallic Grey

Yamaha R15M Price in Nepal: Rs. 5,62,000 – Rs. 5,87,900

Yamaha R15M Overview

Design

Yamaha R15 v4 takes deep inspiration from the iconic Yamaha R7.

The front section sports an all-new Bi-Functional LED Projector headlamp with unique LED DRLs. It is the same Class D unit already seen in the Yamaha MT 15.

Furthermore, the front profile feels slimmer than in R15 v3.

Yamaha R15 v4 Front Styling
Yamaha R15 v4 Front Styling

Yamaha has put more focus on improving aerodynamics. It is done so for better airflow management, which helps in better stability at higher speeds.

Similarly, this results in a sleeker tank profile. Moreover, it has also resulted in slightly different placement for the vents and Yamaha logo.

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Elements like side fairing, split-seat setup, and exhaust pipe get minor design revisions.

Other than that, the rear LED taillamp continues to remain the same.

Yamaha R15 v4 Rear Styling
Yamaha R15 v4 Rear Styling

Additionally, Yamaha R15 v4 will be available in four different colors: Red, Blue, Dark Knight, and Metallic Grey.

Performance

Yamaha R15 v4 is powered by a 155cc, Single-Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, Liquid-cooled FI engine. It can generate a max power of 18.4PS at 10000rpm and a max torque of 14.2Nm at 7500rpm.

Moreover, it is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with an assisted slipper clutch.

Yamaha R15 v4 Side Styling
Yamaha R15 v4 Side Styling

The powertrain remains the same as in R15 v3 BS6. It is still the punchy engine with the trademark VVA technology. 

Intriguingly enough, Yamaha has implemented additional performance features.

Yamaha R15 v4 now comes with Hazard Light Switch, Traction Control System, Quick Shifter, Golden-Colored Upside-Down Front Forks, and Bluetooth Connectivity.

Additional Details

Other noteworthy features include Dual Horn, rear Radial Tyre, in-built Side-Stand Engine cut-off switch, Dual-Channel ABS, Aluminium Swing Arm, and more.

The dimensions are 1990mm in length, 725mm in width, and 1135mm in height. Moreover, the wheelbase sits at 1135mm.

Yamaha R15 v4 comes with 170mm ground clearance. Moreover, the kerb weight is 142 kg.

Surprisingly, the overall dimensions haven’t changed compared to the last iteration.

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Yamaha R15 v4 vs Yamaha R15M v4: Differences Explained

Both R15 and R15M are the same motorcycles. However, R15M is a slightly more expensive variant that features additional premium options.

Yamaha R15M comes only in a Metallic Grey color.

Other visual elements include a 3D R15M Logo, Blue-colored Fork Caps, Golden Colored Brake Caliper, a Gray-colored Swingarm, Faux Carbon Seat Covers with Embroidered Logo, and a Gray-colored Muffler Guard.

Additionally, there are two options within the R15 v4 as well.

R15 v4 Racing Blue variant gets Traction Control System and a Quick Shifter.

However, the R15 v4 Metallic Red and Dark Knight color variants only get the Traction Control System but miss out on Quick Shifter.

This is why the Racing Blue variant costs a bit extra than the Metallic Red and Dark Knight options.

Features

Here is a quick list of features of the Yamaha R15M.

Yamaha R15M
Mettalic Yamaha R15M

Yamaha R15M v4 Features Highlight

  • BS6-Compliant FI Engine
  • R7-Inspired Faired Styling
  • Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)
  • DeltaBox Chassis
  • Bi-Functional LED Headlamp with LED DRLs
  • LED Tail Lamp
  • Aluminum Swing Arm
  • 6-Speed Gearbox with Slipper Clutch
  • LCD Instrument Cluster
  • Two Riding Modes – Track and Street
  • Hazard Light Switch
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Re-designed Pillion Seat
  • Dual Horn
  • Dual Disc Braking
  • Dual-Channel ABS
  • Upside-Down Telescopic Forks and Linked-Type Monocross Suspension
  • Traction Control System
  • Quick Shifter (Upshift Only) – in R15M and R15 v4 Racing Blue

Yamaha R15M v4 Price in Nepal and Availability

Talking about the costs, the Yamaha R15 v4 price in Nepal starts at Rs. 5.62 Lakhs to Rs. 5.87 Lakhs. Moreover, it will be available in three different variants.

Yamaha R15 v4 Variants Price in Nepal
Yamaha R15 v4 Metallic Red / Dark Knight Rs. 562900
Yamaha R15 v4 Racing Blue Rs. 572900
Yamaha R15 v4 M Rs. 589900

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R15 is few times more expensive than the R15 v3. Fortunately, these changes carefully justify every new change and feature it brings to the table.

However, it should be noted that Yamaha R15 is now a premium offering. Hence, it crosses its borders against more powerful rivals with powerful engines.

Yamaha R15 v4 rivals KTM Duke 200, Suzuki Gixxer SF, and Yamaha MT 15.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the authorized distributor of Yamaha R15 v4 in Nepal?
MAW Enterprises is the authorized distributor of Yamaha R15 v4 in Nepal.

What is the price of Yamaha R15M in Nepal?
The price of Yamaha R15M is Rs. 5.87 Lakhs.

What is the main difference between R15 v4 and R15M in Nepal?
Both R15 and R15M are the same motorcycles. However, R15M comes with a 3D R15M Logo, Blue-colored Fork Caps, Golden Colored Brake Caliper, a Gray-colored Swingarm, Faux Carbon Seat Cover with Embroidered Logo, and a Gray-colored Muffler Guard.

Is Yamaha R15 v4 available in Nepal?
Yes, Yamaha R15 v4 is also available in Nepal. It is priced at Rs. 5.62 Lakhs to Rs. 5.72 Lakhs.

Is Yamaha R15 v4 BS6?
Yes, the Yamaha R15 v4 comes with a BS6-compliant FI engine.


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