Saturday, July 11, 2009


Yamaha release YZF R15, honda is planning to release its own 150cc 4 stroke supersports bike which is CBR 150R, this bike is planning to be launched by next year in first quater . Altough it have the same engine capacity, CBR is a sportbike with full fairing and of course with full specification and higher cost. Indian consumer claims Yamaha YZF R15 bike as very powerful for a 4 stroke bike as it have the fuel injection system and a four valve system.Sporting a higher compression ratio of nearly 11:1, it had been heard that it can reach 160 KM/hr. Hoping to get a chance to test that one day. For India buyer who needs power and performance. There is a stiff competition for Yamaha in the coming days with honda on the aggresive track giving a different 150cc supersport bike model in India.
We all already know that CBR series is a famous around the world made by Honda. After the Launch of Yamaha R15 well seen and said as a Sporting bike, Honda needs more Sporting bike at the same level with latest technology. This will lead Honda to bring its Honda CBR 150R to India. The Honda CBR 150R has provoked with advanced technology than the Yamaha R15 and this is the Real Sport Bike, although not sporty looking!. Let’s expect this new bike this year end.


Engine and transmission
# Displacement: 149.40 ccm (9.12 cubic inches)
# Engine type: Single cylinder
# Stroke: 4
# Power: 17.00 BHP (12.4 kW))
# Compression: 11.0:1
# Bore x stroke: 63.5 x 47.2 mm (2.5 x 1.9 inches)
# Fuel system: Carburettor
# Valves per cylinder: 4
# Fuel control: DOHC
# Ignition: CDI Direct System
# Starter: Electric
# Lubrication system: Wet sump
# Cooling system: Liquid
# Gearbox: 6-speed
# Transmission type
# final drive: Chain
# Clutch: Wet Multiple Disk

Physical measures
# Dry weight: 115.0 kg (253.5 pounds)
# Seat height: 776 mm (30.6 inches)
# Overall width: 652 mm (25.7 inches)
# Ground clearance: 172 mm (6.8 inches)

Chassis and dimensions
# Frame type: Aluminum Frame
# Front suspension: Telescopic forks
# Rear suspension: Monoshock
# Rear suspension travel: 120 mm (4.7 inches)
# Front brakes: Single disc. 2-piston caliper
# Front brakes diameter: 276 mm (10.9 inches)
# Rear brakes: Single disc. 2-piston caliper
# Rear brakes diameter: 220 mm (8.7 inches)
# Exhaust system: Painted black steel pipe and chrome coated muffler

Other specifications
# Fuel capacity: 10.00 litres (2.64 gallons)
# Color options: Red/grey, black/grey, blue/grey.

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