17 Sep, 2015
New Delhi, 17th September 2015: India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd, today, announced on an all new 'single seat' variant for their flagship motorcycle YZF-R15 owing to the customer requirements. While, the split seat version will also continue to be in the market, the new variant of YZF-R15 S (Single Seat) will be available at all authorized Yamaha dealers across India.
It has been the hallmark of Yamaha to innovate and introduce products that has a strong connect with its large customer base. "R15" has been a significant milestone in the company's history; the product being the torchbearer to introduce the racing culture in India. The new variant will further help Yamaha to consolidate its position in the 150 cc segment. R15 has been a huge success for its spectacular engineering. It has liquid cooled, 4 stroke SOHC, 4 Valve engine, front and rear disc brakes along with a fuel capacity of 12 litres. Since the launch of R15 version 2.0 in 2011, the bike has gained immense popularity amongst the customers, especially youngsters.
Mr. Roy Kurian, Vice President- Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd shared, "Yamaha R15 is a pure sports vehicle designed especially for racing enthusiasts so that they can experience the power and passion that a sports bike has to offer. However, our research showed that a particular customer segment desired for a single seat version as it is more convenient for the pillion rider. Even so, the split seat version 2.0 will also continue to be in the market along with the new single seat variant. We, at Yamaha keep our customers first and hence this introduction was imperative. "
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The company is focused on constantly bringing further excitement and variety to its style conscious customers and is confident that these new variants will be instrumental in catapulting its sales to an all new level this year. This launch is targeted at the aspiring youth between the ages of 18 - 24yrs who are early adopters and continuously look for more stylish products to suit their ever changing fashion statement and personality.
The YZF-R series features a wide line-up, beginning with the YZF-R1 (998cc) super-sports flagship model, followed by recently launched YZF R3, YZF-R6 (599cc), YZF-R25 (249cc), YZF-R15 (150cc), and YZF-R125 (125cc)