Can you ride the BMW C650 Sport on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the BMW C650 Sport (2015 onwards) 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!
BMW C650 Sport (2015 onwards)
The C650 Sport is another BMW’s maxi-scooter that features super-cool design and lots of power under the hood. The bike is equipped with a manually adjustable screen and multiple storage areas for helmets or smaller items. It is very practical for both long rides and urban commuting.
The motorcycle is very similar to the BMW C600 Sport, which has the same power output, but a smaller engine capacity. Both of these A2-friendly scooters are reliable and their build quality is excellent. However, compared to other brands in this category, the BMW bikes are overpriced.
A2 Licence Compliance
The BMW C650 Sport is a 647cc A2-friendly scooter bike. It has a power output of 44 kW (60 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 20% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW C650 Sport on an A2 licence. See the BMW C650 Sport specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW C650 Sport.
|Restriction Required||20% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||800 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-15|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-15|
|Top speed||111 mph|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||3.1 litres|
|Power output||44 kW|
|Power output||60 bhp|
|Torque output||46 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||15.5 litres|
|Fuel tank range||200 miles|
|Fuel consumption||53.4 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|