Below is a list of all the A2 motorcycles you can buy new in motorcycle dealers in the UK in 2019.
If you want a full list of every A2 motorcycle then click the link.
A2 in a nutshell
You can ride any motorcycle, as long as its original power output is no more than 95bhp. An A2 licence means this 95bhp motorcycle will need to be restricted down to half of its original power (47bhp).
The beauty of this is that it means you can buy a ‘bigger’ bike and ride it in a restricted format, then when you remove your restriction, you can keep the same bike but enjoy it with its intended power output.
Is 47bhp enough? Well it’s good for 100mph and it’ll see off a Golf GTI from the traffic lights.
Every A2 motorcycle you can buy new in the UK in 2019
The list below shows all the motorcycles you can buy new from UK dealers that are A2 compliant. Some of them will need restricting others are good to go straight out of the crate.
In order to take your A2 motorcycle licence you must ride a motorcycle with a minimum engine capacity of 395cc. Some of the bikes on this list are under 395cc. While fine to ride on an A2 licence, you won’t actually be able to take your test on them but you’ll most likely be using your motorcycle school’s bike to take your test on anyway.
|Harley Davidson||Sportster 883 Iron||883cc|
|Moto Guzzi||V7 III Carbon||744cc|
|V7 III Rough||744cc|
|V7 III Milano||744cc|
|Royal Enfield||Bullet 500||599cc|
|SWM||Six Days 440||440cc|
|V-Strom 650 XT||645cc|
|Triumph||Street Triple S (A2)||660cc|
A2 motorcycle insurance groups
We’ve put together a list of all the insurance groups for every motorcycle available for sale in the UK. Click the link to see UK motorcycle insurance groups and this list shows you all the maxi-scooter insurance groups so you can get an idea of which A2 motorcycles will be the cheapest to insure.
Which Motorcycles Are Eligible For The A2 Test?
If you are planning on undertaking your A2 test, your motorcycle must meet certain criteria in order for it to be used for your motorcycle test.
These include having:
A capacity of at least 395ccEngine power of between 20 and 35kWA power to weight ratio of up to 0.2 kW/kg
You can pass your tests on a motorcycle with automatic or semi-automatic transmission, but remember that you will only get a licence for those types of motorcycles.
You can find a full list of bikes suitable for the A2 and A tests, by manufacturer and model on the DVLA website.
A2 licence scooters
You can also ride maxi-scooters on an A2 licence.
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