Launched in conjunction with the Yamaha Gen Blu Carnival at MAEPS, Serdang were the 2019 Yamaha Y15ZR and NVX155 Doxou, its offerings for the premium, sporty lifestyle segment. The Y15ZR Doxou is priced at RM8,868 without road tax, insurance and registration while pricing for the NVX155 Doxou will be announced at a later date.
The Yamaha Y15ZR standard version is priced at RM7,888 while the NVX155 goes for RM9,988. For the Doxou versions of the Y15ZR and NVX155, buyers will get a premium limited edition gift set which includes specially designed Doxou headphones, keychains and ownership certificate with engine and chassis details.
What sets the Doxou bodywork apart is the overall matte blue paintwork combined with reddish bronze but even more outstanding is the light blue wheel at back and black with blue stripe in front. This is set off by the bold striping and Doxou graphics.
Mechanicals for both bikes are similar to the standard models, with a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled mill displacing 150 cc, matched to a five-speed gearbox and producing 15.4PS at 8,500 rpm and 13.8 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm on the Y15ZR and mated to a five-speed gearbox. For the NVX155 a 155 cc single-cylinder power plant pumps out 14.8 hp at 8,000 rpm and 14.4 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm with CVT gearbox.
Braking for the Y15ZR is done with single discs front and rear while the NVX155 uses a single disc in front and drum brake at the back. For fuel capacity, the Y15ZR comes with a 4.2-litre tank while the NVX155 carries fuel in a 4.6-litre unit.
The Y15ZR tips the scales at 117 kg and the NVX155 comes in at 118 kg. Warranty for the 2019 Yamaha Y15ZR and NVX155 Doxou is two-years or 20,000 km, whichever comes first and availability of the Y15ZR Doxou in Hong Leong Yamaha dealers is expected to be mid-August, 2019.
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