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) motorcycle

BMW G650 XCountry (2007 - 2012)

This BMW G650 XCountry (G650X) is a dual-purpose relative of the BMW F650GS, allowing for some fantastic off-roading capabilities.

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 bike. It has a power output of 38 kW (52 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 7.89% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the BMW G650 XCountry on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the BMW G650 XCountry.

Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size652cc
Power output38 kW
Torque output44 ft-lb
Top speed106 mph
Horsepower52 bhp
Weight144 kg
Seat height840 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size140/80-18
Fuel tank size9.5 litres
Fuel tank range90 miles
Fuel consumption47 mpg
Oil capacity2.3 litres
Annual road tax£117
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