Yamaha PH brings in race-bred YRF-R15M

Yamaha YRF-R15M

Simultaneous with the reveal of the YZF-R3 WGP Edition, Yamaha Motor Philippines (YMPH) has also launched the YRF-R15M.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What powers the Yamaha YZF-R15M?

    It is equipped with a 155cc single overhead cam (SOHC) fuel-injected engine.
  • What are the prices for the Yamaha YZF-R15M?

    The Icon Performance has a retail price of P189,500 and WGP 60th Anniversary Edition is at P193,500. 
  • In a statement, YMPH said that the latest sports bike offering features advanced technology that has stemmed from the Yamaha R brand and exudes the company's signature motorsport identity.

    Yamaha YRF-R15M

    The newly introduced model is powered by a 155cc single overhead cam (SOHC) fuel-injected engine with variable valve actuation that can deliver 18.8 horses and 14.7Nm of torque. The powertrain is paired to a six-speed transmission.

    The Yamaha YRF-R15M is also the first single-cylinder model under the brand that has a quick shifter that allows drivers to have quick and smooth upshifts even without using the clutch. Aside from that, it also has the slipper clutch and traction control system (TCS).

    Yamaha YRF-R15M

    The Yamaha YRF-R15M is 1,990mm long, 725mm wide, and 1,135mm tall with a saddle height of 815mm and 170mm ground clearance. The dimensions showcase the R-Series DNA with its aerodynamic body features and slim profile. The vehicle also wears 140mm super wide tires for better grip.

    The single bi-functional LED headlamp emits both low and high beams while the LCD instrument panel houses indicators for shift timing, TCS, turn signals, and more. YMPH shared that the panel features two display modes: Street and Track.

    Yamaha YRF-R15M

    Further, the Yamaha YRF-R15M comes with upside-down front forks and dual-channel anti-brake lock system.

    Other notable features found on the Yamaha YRF-R15M include the aluminum swing arm, special seat, dual horn, meter panel switch, and gray color muffler guard.

    Yamaha YRF-R15M WGP Edition

    Below are the two Yamaha YZF-R15M variations:

    • Icon Performance (priced at P189,500)
    • WGP 60th Anniversary edition (P193,500).

    Photos from Ruben D. Manahan IV, Yamaha Motor Philippines

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