Can you ride the BMW G650 XCountry on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the BMW G650 XCountry (2007 - 2012) 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 G650 XCountry (2007 - 2012)
The BMW G650 XCountry shares the same 652cc, 52 bhp engine and frame as the BMW G650 XChallenge and the BMW G650 XMoto.
The BMW G650X is fantastic on bends, in traffic and off-road.
A2 Licence Compliance
The BMW G650 XCountry is a 652cc A2-friendly dual-sport bike. It has a power output of 39 kW (52 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 11% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW G650 XCountry on an A2 licence. See the BMW G650 XCountry specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the BMW G650 XCountry.
|Restriction Required||11% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||840 mm|
|Front tyre size||90/90-21|
|Rear tyre size||140/80-18|
|Top speed||106 mph|
|Engine size||652 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||2.3 litres|
|Power output||39 kW|
|Power output||52 bhp|
|Torque output||44 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||9.5 litres|
|Fuel tank range||90 miles|
|Fuel consumption||47 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|