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Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Yamaha has launched the 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha Moto GP Editions of the R15M, MT-15, Aerox 155 & RayZR 125 in India. The Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition model range will be available at the marque's premium Blue Square outlets in India.
The 2022 R15M Monster Energy Yamaha Moto GP Edition is the costliest of the lot at Rs 1,90,900 while the MT-15 commands a price tag of Rs 1,65,400. The RayZR 125 Fi Hybrid Yamaha Moto GP Edition is priced at Rs 87,330. The price of the 2022 Yamaha Aerox Monster Energy Yamaha Moto GP Edition will be revealed at a later date.
(All prices mentioned are ex-showroom, Delhi)
Speaking on the occasion of the introduction of the new 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha Moto GP Edition lineup in India, Chairman of Yamaha Motor India Group of companies, Eishin Chihana said, "Yamaha is known for its strong racing DNA in international motorsports. The Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition livery is the perfect representation of our commitment towards offering a model range that showcases this proud lineage. This year our performance in MotoGP has been exceptional with Fabio Quartararo maintaining his lead in rider standings. This also portrays Yamaha's unmatched engineering and technological prowess. At Yamaha, our objective is to help our customers experience the same level of excitement being witnessed in global racing. Today, we are glad to introduce 4 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition models for our customers who are passionate MotoGP fans ignited by the spirit of racing. Going forward, the company will continue to introduce more such exciting products as a part of its brand commitment to India."
The 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha Moto GP variants of the four Yamaha models feature branding from the motorcycle manufacturer's Moto GP team on their body panels. For the two motorcycles (R15M and MT-15), the branding from the Yamaha Moto GP team can be seen on the tank shrouds, fuel tank and side panels. For the two scooters, the branding from Yamaha's Moto GP racing team can be seen on almost every visible panel.
Mechanically, both the bikes and the two scooters that make up the 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition lineup in India remain unchanged. The R15M, MT-15, and the Aerox are all powered by the same liquid-cooled 155cc fuel injected single cylinder engine. In the two bikes, the engine pushes out 18.14bhp at 10,000rpm and 14.1Nm of peak torque at 7,500rpm. Both bikes use a 6-speed gearbox.
In the Aerox, the engine is paired with a CVT gearbox and detuned so that it pushes out 14.79bhp at 8,000rpm and 13.9Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. The Yamaha RayZR Fi Hybrid uses a mild hybrid system (integrated starter generator) paired with a 125cc single cylinder engine putting out 8.04bhp and 10.3Nm of peak torque.
Thoughts About The 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition Lineup
The 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Edition lineup for India brings graphics from the marque's Moto GP team onto 4 models that will like the previous versions be limited in numbers. So if you want to feel even more connected to Yamaha's Moto GP racing team, these limited-run bikes are the models for you.