first_imgThe Yamaha YZF-R15 is enjoying unparalleled success in the lightweight sportbike segment. 1 of 8 Hong Leong Yamaha Motor (HLYM) has revealed new colours for the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R15. Hong Leong Yamaha Motor (HLYM) has revealed new colours for the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R15.The Yamaha YZF-R15 is enjoying unparalleled success in the lightweight sportbike segment. It was simply one of the most entertaining motorcycles we’ve ridden. There may not be much in the way of electronic wizardry but that’s part and parcel of the entertainment. 1 of 8 The 155cc engine may be adapated from the NVX 155 scooter, along with variable valve timing (VVT), but it feels a lot livelier in the R15. In fact, the engine revs quicker than the YZF-R25’s 250cc powerplant.It highlights that lightweight motorcycles are way more fun in the real world. You can even knee down in corners on the Yamaha YZF-R15!center_img It’s one of the most entertaining bikes we’ve tested. 1 of 8 We’re starting to see the R15 quite often on Malaysian roads, hopefully as a sign that the model is performing well on the sales floor.As such for 2019, HLYM rolled out three new colour schemes. They’re called the same namely Race Blu (sic), Yellow and Black but “arranged” a different manner to refresh the model. The bikes with the new colour schemes will be delivered to dealers beginning September 2019.The recommended basic selling price remains the same from RM 11,988 (without road tax, insurance and number plates).–Ads–last_img