Yamaha MT-15 v2 recorded highest ever sales numbers in April 2022… Bookings began in March while the launched happened in April…
Yamaha India must have a big smile on their face and a little pep in their step after looking at the sales numbers of their newly introduced MT-15 Version 2.0.
In the Month of April 2022, Yamaha sold 9,228 units of the new MT-15 v2 in our market. This is reportedly their highest-ever monthly sales recorded for the MT-15 model till date. The new MT-15 Version 2.0 booking commenced in our country in March 2022.
Comparing the sales numbers from April 2021, the previous generation MT-15 numbers stood at 5,692 units. This equates to a growth of nearly 62% Year-over-Year (YoY).
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2022 Yamaha MT-15 Version 2.0 Highlights, Price & Colours
- The most prominent update brought to the new MT-15 Version 2.0 is the update to the suspension setup.
- The Front suspension now has 37 mm Upside Down (USD) forks and the rear swingarm is now made of Aluminium, which the company claims is MotoGP inspired.
- The frame that makes the basis of the chassis continues to be the Deltabox frame.
- Powering the MT-15 Version 2.0 is the staple 155 cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve engine equipped with their Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system.
- The power-unit produces 18.4 PS of power at 10,000 RPM and 14.1 Nm of torque at 7,500 RPM.
- There is a drop of 0.1 PS of power and 0.2 Nm of torque in the updated model – there is no explanation by the company why it is so.
- The power of the engine is transferred through a 6-speed gearbox that is assisted by an Assist and Slip clutch system.
- The newest addition to the feature-list is Bluetooth capabilities powered by Yamaha’s Y-Connect App which displays information related to Maintenance, Parking location, Fuel consumption, Malfunctions, Revs dashboard along with displaying Calls, Messages and Smartphone battery status.
- Other Features include all-LED lighting setup and Braking system consisting of 282 mm disc in the front combined with 220 mm at the rear assisted by single-channel ABS.