2022 Yamaha MT-15 arrives in new color and design, improved price

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KUALA LUMPUR: Yamaha’s affordable, performance-focused naked roadster, the MT-15, has received an update for 2022 in Malaysia. The latest version features a new color and design, although no technical changes have been made.

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  • How much does the 2022 Yamaha MT-15 cost?

    The 2022 Yamaha MT-15 sells for RM12,298 in Malaysia.

  • How many color options are available for the 2022 Yamaha MT-15?

    The 2022 Yamaha MT-15 is available in three color options – Icon Blue, Midnight Black and Cyan Storm.

  • The 2022 Yamaha MT-15 is available in three color options – Icon Blue, Midnight Black and Cyan Storm. The latter is the new color that replaces the old Power Grey. It features the color matched wheels, giving the bike a whole new look for this year. The Icon Blue carry, on the other hand, also gets updated graphics.

    Yamaha MT-15 2022

    Along with the color update, the bike continues to feature a compact body design and twin eye position lights giving it a ready to attack look. Featuring a delta box chassis and aluminum swingarm, it looks great with a side air intake and a sleek rear end with an LED taillight.

    Yamaha MT-15 2022

    Just like its older siblings, the MT-15 also gives you an upright riding position for a fun and comfortable ride. Its ground clearance of 155 mm and its wheelbase of 1335 mm facilitate driving in dense city traffic.

    Yamaha MT-15 2022

    As mentioned earlier, the bike is powered by the same engine configuration, i.e. a liquid-cooled, single-pot, SOHC, VVA 155cc unit, which delivers a maximum power of 19.3 PS at 10,000 rpm/ min and a maximum torque of 14.7 Nm at 8,500 rpm. Power is sent to the ground through a six-speed gearbox featuring an assist and slipper clutch that helps reduce clutch weight and allows for smooth, low-stress downshifts.

    Yamaha MT-15 2022

    Also on the suspension front are the same inverted front forks with gold anodized fork legs and a preload-adjustable rear monoshock. The braking system is managed by a single hydraulic disc at the front as well as at the rear wheel.

    Yamaha MT-15 2022

    Yamaha MT-15 Price 2022

    As for 2022, Hong Leong Yamaha Motor has raised the price of this smaller “torque monster” slightly. The new MT-15 retails at a price of RM12,298, which is nearly RM310 in price than the predecessor.

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