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Yamaha R15 V 2.0

Yamaha R15 V 2.0

Yamaha YZF-R15 V2.0

Have you ever heard a legend being launched, well Yamaha has done that with their legendary R15. Since the day it’s been launched it has won heart of every biker in India. It’s a combination of pure racing DNA, stunning looks and sharp pricing. A lot has been written about this motorcycle and internet is full of reviews and praises about this motorcycle. But I must say that it’s not only a treat to the eyes but a sheer performer no matter where you ride it… on a track or in the street. It’s a must in every biker’s garage.

Technical Specifications Yamaha YZF-R15 V2.0

Engine

Engine:                                                           Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve

Cylinder arrangement:                           Single cylinder

Displacement:                                            149.8cc

Bore & Stroke:                                            57 × 58.7mm

Compression ratio:                                   10.4:1

Maximum power:                                     17PS/ 8,500rpm

Maximum torque:                                    15N.m / 7,500rpmm

Starting system:                                        Electric start

Lubrication:                                                wet sump

Fuel tank capacity:                                   12 liters

Fuel supply system:                                 Fuel Injection

Ignition system:                                         T.C.I

Primary / Secondary reduction ratio:    3.042 / 3.133

Clutch type:                                                     Wet Multiple-disc

Transmission type:                                       Return type 6-speed

Gear ratios:   

1st=2.833, 2nd=1.875, 3rd=1.364,

4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.84

Chassis

Frame type:                                                      Delta box

Caster / Trail:                                                   26° / 98mm

Tire size (Front / Rear):                               90/80-17 / 130/70-R17

Brake type (Front / Rear):                          Hydraulic, single disc (Front / Rear)

Suspension type (Front / Rear):              Telescopic / Linked type Monocross

Headlight:                                                         Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W

X2

Battery:                                                           12V, 3.5Ah (10H)

Dimensions

Overall length x width x height:           1,970mm x 670mm × 1,070mm

Seat height:                                                    800mm

Wheelbase:                                                    1,345mm

Minimum ground clearance:                160mm

Kerb weight:                                                136Kg

(Technical Specification curtsey Yamaha Official website)

Honda CBR 150R

Honda CBR 150R

Honda CBR 150R

Newly launched and yet to prove its mettle, it’s said to be a challenger for the legendary Yamaha R15. Pegged against the destructible R15 it has a hell of a task ahead of it. But we all must know that Honda are known for their superior engineering and flawless products and I am sure this one is going to be no exception. Honda CBR 150R with its flawless performance, power and an Rs 1,17,385 ex-showroom, Delhi price is going make a waves in the 150cc segment and will prove its mettle like the Honda CBR 250R which is one of the hottest selling 250cc motorcycles in India.

Technical Specifications Honda CBR 150R

Engine

Engine:                                        4 stroke single cylinder

Displacement:                         149.4cc

Maximum Torque:                 18 Bhp @ 10500 rpm

Maximum Power:                   16 Nm @ 8500 rpm

Clutch:                                         Wet MultipleDisc

Gear Box:                                   6

Brakes:                                        Front 276mm Disc, Rear220mm Disc

Suspension:                              Front Telescopic Fork Rear MonoShock

Starting:                                     Electric

Wheelbase:                               1286mm

Tyre Size:                                  100/80-17 – 130/70-17 mm

Wheel Type:                             Alloy

Fuel Capacity:                         10

Fuel Reserve:                          2

Curb Weight:                          138 kg approx

 

TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi

TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi

TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi

Apache RTR 160 Fi, an “Indian thoroughbred racing machine” is what I will call it. High on quality and performance quotient, it’s one of the best in the segment. Though a little more than a 150cc, but I feel this machine fits to be in the 150cc category because there is no other category till 200cc and its more close to the 150cc category. This motorcycle is now one of the flagship motorcycles in the TVS stable and has won hearts of many Indian bikers since its launch. It got the power and punch to match the R15 and CBR150R to a great extent. It got the speed, solid built and sharp price on its side and these are perfect ingredients to make this little beast a stunner on road and on track.

Technical Specifications Apache RTR 160 Fi

Engine

Engine:                                                     EFI. 4 STROKE

Displacement:                                      159.7

Compression Ratio:                             9.5:1

Maximum Power:                                15.7BHP@8500

Maximum Torque:                               13.1NM @ 8500

Starting            :                                               Self/Kick

Wheel Base:                                         1300MM

Tyre Size:                                            Front 90×90-17, Rear 100×80-18

Wheel Type:                                      Alloy

Fuel Capacity:                                  16.0 Ltrs

Fuel Reserve:                                    1.5 Ltrs

Dimensions

Length:                                                            2020 MM

Height:                                                 1100 MM

Width;                                                  730 MM

Clearance:                                            180 MM

Curb Weight:                                       136 KGS

Brakes:                                                  FRONT DIA 270 DISC BREAK,

REAR DIA 200 DISC BREAK

Gear Box:                                            5 GEAR CONSTANT MESH

 

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