Here is a comparison between the newly launched Yamaha R15 M and R15 V4. Yamaha has recently launched these two bikes and there are many interesting bits to talk about. Both these offerings are heavily inspired by the racing DNA of Yamaha. Look closely and you find a certain resemblance to the racing bikes from Yamaha. Let us compared these two bikes on various counts to establish the better option to suit your needs.
Yamaha R15 V4 vs R15 M – Specs Comparison
Both these bikes come with the same 155 cc SOHC FI single-cylinder engine that makes 18.4 PS@10000 RPM and 14.2 Nm@7500 RPM. Along with that, both these bikes come with a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox and wet multi-disc clutch. These bikes are equipped with a Traction Control System and a Quick Shifter Setup for clutchless gear shifts. For smooth and enjoyable gearshifts, the bikes come with Assist and Slipper Clutch. These also come with Variable Valves Actuation technology to provide torque even at low RPMs. Both of these come with Dual Channel ABS, Side Stand Engine Cut-Off Switch, Upside Down Front Forks and super-wide radial rear tyre. All these features ensure a great driving machine in both these models.
Yamaha R15 V4 vs R15 M – Design Comparison
The Yamaha R15 V4 and R15 M feature bi-functional LED headlamps, highly aerodynamic fairing, LED position lamps and much more. The point of difference is the Advanced Fully Digital LCD Meter Console on the R15 V4. This comes with the Yamaha Y-Connect app for various features like SMS, Email, Call Alert, Phone Battery Level Status, Track Mode, Street Mode, Maintenance Recommendations, Fuel Consumption Tracker, Malfunction Notification and much more. The R15 M comes with a regular display with Y-Connect features.
The Yamaha R15 V4 costs Rs 1,67,800, ex-showroom and comes in Metallic Red, Dark Knight and Racing Blue paint schemes. On the other hand, the Yamaha R15 M costs Rs 1,77,800, ex-showroom and comes in Metallic Grey and Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition colour themes. If you want a unique-looking bike and are willing to spend a bit premium for that, then the R15 M is the one for you. If you are satisfied with the regular looks of the R15 V$, then you can save some bucks and still own something exactly similar in specifications.