Yamaha second innings in India is a massive success among younsters thanks to R15 and FZ. The second generation is in the market for sometime now and facing intense competition from rivals. Yamaha is now developing third generation of R15 which is codenamed as BG7. Yasuo Ishihara, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Research & Development India revealed some details of R15 Version 3.0 during an interview with Financial Express. Even though he didn't give much details about the new model.
Yasuo Ishihara confirmed that the performance will be step up from current generation model. The R15 Version 3.0 will also come equipped with ABS as standard option. Yamaha is going to bring an evolutionary design for R15 rather than completely new but the design will be aggressive and sporty like current model. The development is carried out in Japan and the road testing is done in Indonesia. Yamaha will reveal next generation R15 early next year and India launch will happen by festival season.
source : Financial Express