Autofun Philippines – A brand new Yamaha Sniper 155 Sports scooter has finally been revealed and is now hitting the Philippines market. During the launch of the Sniper 155, the manufacturer also said that the design of this newly launched scooter model was inspired by and based on its previously launched YZF-R1 motorcycle. The Yamaha Sniper 155 Sports 2021 has many highlights that make it one of the best scooters launched by this famous Japanese motorcycle company.
Price and Availability
This newly revealed bike was released by one of the most famous Japanese motorcycle manufacturers i.e. Yamaha and it is currently on sale in the Philippines market. The Yamaha Sniper 155 price Philippines is priced at 1,14,900 PHP. Converting this price to INR, it will generate Rs 1.74 lakh, at the current market exchange rate.
Along with the Yamaha Sniper 155 2021, the Japanese manufacturer has also launched the Sniper 155R in the same market, launched at a price of 120,900 PHP, converting the cost to INR, it makes 1.83 Rs. In addition, buyers from the Philippines will receive four different and vivid color options of the Sniper 155 such as Black Raven, Yellow Hornet, Matte Titan and Race Blue.
Meanwhile, talking about the Sniper 155R, this newly launched scooter will only have one color option and that is Matte Titan. The model also received better braking than the brakes of its standard variant. According to current reports, there is no information regarding the launch of the Yamaha Sniper 155 Sports in the Indian market.
Among the many highlights of this newly launched scooter, the key feature of the Yamaha Sniper 155 Sports is its YZF-R15 based engine. This scooter is equipped with a single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 155 cc engine, producing a maximum capacity of 17.9 hp at 9,500 rpm. Its four-valve engine also produces 14.4 Nm of peak torque at 8,000 rpm. To improve its power, the Sniper 155 also integrates Yamaha’s latest Variable Valve Timing (VVA) technology into its engine.
This technology is also found in Yamaha’s YZF-R15 sports bike as well as in the same manufacturer’s MT-15. However, there are some major similarities, but the Sniper 155 Sports is still a bit different from the aforementioned Yamaha sport bike variants. Meanwhile, its engine also has a 6-speed manual transmission, with clutch and clutch assist. The Yamaha Sniper 155 Sports comes with a smart key system, a power outlet (12V DC), LED lighting as well as a multi-function LCD digital dashboard.