The Yamaha MT 15 V2 MotoGP Edition has been launched in India. This is a special edition that is a part of the ‘The Call of the Blue’ campaign by Yamaha.
Here are the key points of the Yamaha MT 15 V2 MotoGP Edition:
- Price: Rs. 1,72,700 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
- Based on the top-spec MT 15 V2 DLX trim
- Gets the Yamaha MotoGP livery on the fuel tank, tank shrouds, and side panels
- Available in limited numbers
- Powered by a 155cc, liquid-cooled motor that pumps out 18.1bhp at 10,000rpm and a peak torque of 14.1Nm at 7,500rpm
- Features a full-LED headlight, LED taillight, single-channel ABS, USD front forks, and a rear mono-shock
Here are the key takeaways:
Edition and Pricing
- The Yamaha MT 15 V2 MotoGP Edition is priced at Rs. 1,72,700 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
- This special edition is Rs. 1,500 more expensive than the DLX version.
- The MT 15 V2 MotoGP Edition features the Yamaha MotoGP livery. This decorative branding appears on multiple parts of the bike including the fuel tank, tank shrouds, and side panels.
- It is mentioned that this edition will be available in limited numbers, making it more exclusive than the standard editions.
- In terms of specifications, the MT 15 V2 MotoGP Edition remains unchanged from its regular counterpart.
- The bike is powered by a 155cc, liquid-cooled engine. This motor can deliver a power of 18.1 bhp at 10,000 rpm and has a peak torque of 14.1 Nm at 7,500 rpm.
- The engine is paired with a six-speed gearbox.
- Alongside the MT 15 V2, Yamaha has also unveiled the MotoGP editions for other models in their lineup including the Yamaha R15 V4.0 and the Ray ZR 125 Fi Hybrid scooter.
- The Yamaha Aerox 155 maxi-scooter MotoGP Edition is also expected to launch soon.
- Unique MotoGP livery
- Powerful engine
- Good handling
- Advanced features like USD forks and single-channel ABS
- Limited availability
- No major changes over the standard MT 15 V2
For enthusiasts and fans of MotoGP, these special editions offer a closer connection to the world of motorcycle racing, with distinctive liveries that mirror those used in the championship. Yamaha aims to leverage the popularity and appeal of MotoGP to enhance its brand value and attract buyers.