NEW DELHI : India Yamaha Motor (IYM) today launched BS-VI compliant YZF-R15 Version 3.0 motorcycle model with price starting from 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The all-new YZF R15 V 3.0 powered with Dual Channel ABS is max powerhouse of 19.3 PS. The design features of the 155 cc bike are inspired by its track sibling R1.

The YZF-R15 Version 3.0 in BS VI follows the introduction of Yamaha BS VI vehicles - FZ FI (149 cc) and FZS FI (149 cc) - in November this year. The 155cc will be available across all company dealerships in India from the third week of December 2019, IYM said in a statement.

The new motorcycle has features such as side stand engine cut-off switch, dual horn and radial tubeless tyre at the rear wheel. The dual-channel ABS means precise braking even when the bike is speeding up, without any wheel lock-ups.

The bike to be available in three colour options are priced between 1.45 lakh and 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Commenting on the launch, Yamaha Motor India group of companies Chairman Motofumi Shitara said, "With Yamaha continuing to perk up track performances with the R series, the new YZF-R15 Version 3.0 with BS VI compliant engine and new features will be able to create optimum excitement in India in its respective category".

Yamaha strived for optimum cost control for the new BS-VI compliant YZF-R15 version 3.0 and achieved to peg it around 3 per cent higher along with new standard features, he added.

The bike comes in four colours -- black, grey, blue and dark night.