Here is a video of the first-ever crash of the Yamaha R15 V4 due to reckless driving mannerisms of noobs. This highlights the dangers of careless driving on the roads. The R15 V4 is a new addition to the Yamaha family. There have been all sorts of videos related to this motorcycle on YouTube. However, this is the first time that a crash has been taped. We understand that this is an unfortunate incident but is necessary to make people aware of the consequences of rough riding even if you are driving for pleasure around your neighbourhood. Let us dive into the details of this stupid act of recklessness by a noob rider.
First Yamaha R15 Crash
The video begins with the YouTuber getting ready for competition between R15 and Enfield 350. He seems all prepared and asks his friend to take the bike out of the parking position. The bike is parked inside the house and he takes it outside on the street. Even while taking the bike out, the friend seems a bit uncomfortable. As soon as he takes the bike out, he starts performing reckless manoeuvres. By looks of it, it was just a matter of time before he would crash. And sure enough, within a couple of minutes in the video, we see the YouTuber asking him to slow down. In the next shot, the friend and the bike are seen lying on the ground. The coolant has come out of the bike and can be clearly seen on the road. They decide to take the bike to the service station of call the service personnel there.
Yamaha R15 V4 comes with a 155 cc SOHC FI single-cylinder engine that makes 18.4 PS@10000 RPM and 14.2 Nm@7500 RPM. Mated to this engine are a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox and wet multi-disc clutch. It is also equipped with a Traction Control System and a Quick Shifter Setup for clutchless gear shifts. For smooth and enjoyable gearshifts, the bike comes with Assist and Slipper Clutch. There are features like Variable Valves Actuation technology to provide torque even at low RPMs, Dual Channel ABS, Side Stand Engine Cut-Off Switch, Upside Down Front Forks and super-wide radial rear tyre. The prices of the R15 V4 range between Rs 1.70 lakh and Rs 1.82 lakh, ex-showroom.