Can you ride the Aprilia Pegaso 650 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Aprilia Pegaso 650 (1997 - 2009) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!
Aprilia Pegaso 650 (1997 - 2009)
The Aprilia Pegaso 650 is a street bike that looks and feels more like a supermoto bike.
It is relatively lightweight, easy to handle and thanks to its lower seat position, the Aprilia Pegaso 650 is a viable option for short riders.
All of these attributes make the Aprilia Pegaso 650 a perfect motorcycle for beginners.
Unfortunately, the power output of the Aprilia Pegaso 650 is just a tiny bit higher than the limit needed for an A2 licence, so you will still need to restrict it.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Aprilia Pegaso 650 is a 659cc A2-friendly standard bike. It has a power output of 36 kW (50 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 3% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Aprilia Pegaso 650 on an A2 licence. See the Aprilia Pegaso 650 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Aprilia Pegaso 650.
|Restriction Required||3% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||780 mm|
|Front tyre size||110/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-17|
|Top speed||112 mph|
|Engine size||659 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||2.2 litres|
|Power output||36 kW|
|Power output||50 bhp|
|Torque output||45 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||16 litres|
|Fuel tank range||205 miles|
|Fuel consumption||58 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|