New spy shots of the Yamaha MT-15 reveal that it will be available in the Darknight (Black) colour option. The same colour debuted on the R15 V3 ABS.
Yamaha MT-15 in the new Darknight paint job looks stunning. It has been spotted along with many production units, indicating that full scale production of the bike has commenced.
The Darknight colour option was recently seen of the new R15 V3 ABS variant. It demands a premium of Rs 2000 over the other colour options. The same pricing will be seen on the MT-15.
Earlier, we spotted the MT-15 in a Matte Blue-Black paint job, without any camouflage. We expect the bike to offered in three colour options, which will include a brighter shade also.
The alloy wheels on the Darknight option are also completely blacked out. The earlier spotted colour also came with black alloys and yellow rim lines. There are chances that Yamaha might offer the bike in its legendary – Yamaha Racing Blue paint job.
Yamaha MT-15 is all set to be launched on 15th March at BIC in Greater Noida. Ahead of the launch, the production of the bikes have commenced. The production is taking place at the brand’s Greater Noida (U.P) plant.
The naked streetfighter is a global product but gets different parts, specifically for the Indian market. MT-15 is based on the R15 V3, thereby sharing a lot of equipment and technology.
Yamaha MT-15 gets the 155cc liquid-cooled VVA engine, that is capable of producing 19.1 BHP and 14.8 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox with assist and slipper clutch.
The India-spec MT-15 misses out on USD Forks, alloy wheels, aluminium swingarm and a scaled-down version of the fuel tank. The headlamp styling, engine, features and overall design of the bike remains the same.
It will be offered with front and rear disc, paired to dual-channel ABS setup. Suspension will be handled by telescopic forks at the front and box-type swingarm with monoshock at the back.
We expect the Yamaha MT-15 to be priced between Rs 1.2 Lakhs to Rs 1.3 Lakhs (ex-showroom). It will go against KTM Duke 125, Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and TVS Apache RTR 200.