Yamaha commemorated the first MotoGP Bharat by introducing the MotoGP edition on the 2023 Yamaha MT-15, as well as other two-wheelers in its lineup such as the R15 and Ray ZR 125. With the addition of the new color, the street motorcycle now comes in seven different colors.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 Price Details
The most costly model is the Yamaha MT-15 MotoGP edition, which costs Rs 1.72 lakh ex-showroom. It has Eneos and Monster Energy branding plastered throughout the blue and black bodywork, similar to the Yamaha M1, the brand’s MotoGP machine. Then there’s Racing Blue, Cyan Storm, and Ice Fluo Vermillion, as well as Metallic Black DLX, Metallic Black, and Dark Matte Blue. However, depending on the color you select, the MT-15 starts at Rs 1.67 lakh.
About Yamaha MT-15
The 2023 MT-15 was recently updated with an OBD2-compliant 155cc single-cylinder engine, in addition to the new paint scheme. This engine produces 18.1bhp at 10,000rpm and 14.2Nm of torque at 7,500rpm. It is paired to a six-speed transmission. The MT-15 also has LED illumination, VVA (Variable Valve Actuation), and smartphone connectivity, which is only available in the Y-Connect edition and allows you to receive call alerts, SMS and e-mail alerts, phone battery level, last parked location, and malfunction notifications. In terms of safety, the MT-15 includes ABS and a traction control system.
Competition for the Yamaha MT-15 comes in the form of the Hero Xtreme 160R, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and Honda Hornet 2.0.