2019 Yamaha MT-15 review, road test

    Yamaha’s new streetfighter is more than just a naked R15.

    Published on Oct 04, 2019 08:00:00 AM


    Make : Yamaha
    Model : MT-15
    We Like
    • Funky design
    • Exciting urban performance
    • Lively engine.
    We Don't Like
    • Cramped ergonomics
    • Brakes lack initial bite
    • Unreasonable price.

    Much has been said about the price of the Yamaha MT-15 since its launch a few months ago. For what is essentially an R15-based motorcycle – minus some of the cost-intensive bits like the aluminium swingarm, fairing and rear-wheel ABS – the MT-15’s Rs 1.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) asking price was simply absurd. That’s just Rs 4,000 short of the R15’s price tag.

    But, there’s no point in writing off a bike simply on the basis of the sticker price, right? After all, even as our road test reveals, there’s more to the Yamaha MT-15 than meets the eye.

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