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) motorcycle

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.

The bike comes with the same engine as the Yamaha MT-03 and Yamaha XT660X, which is one of the most reliable single-cylinder engines out there.

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 bike. It has a power output of 36 kW (50 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW 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 Required3% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight170 kg
Seat height780 mm
Front tyre size110/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Top speed112 mph
Engine size659cc
Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity2.2 litres
Power output36 kW
Power output50 bhp
Torque output45 lb-ft
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range205 miles
Fuel consumption58 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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