Can you ride the Ducati 1000SS on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Ducati 1000SS (2002 - 2006) 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!
Ducati 1000SS (2002 - 2006)
Revel in the Ducati’s easy handling, V-twin soundtrack and retro looks. The 992cc air-cooled dual spark motor coughs up just 85bhp, but thanks to clever gearing and oodles of torque the motorcycle never feels breathless, despite having to cart about well over 200kg (wet).
A2 Licence Compliance
The Ducati 1000SS is a 992cc A2-friendly sport bike. It has a power output of 63 kW (84 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 45% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati 1000SS on an A2 licence. See the Ducati 1000SS specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Ducati 1000SS.
|Restriction Required||45% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||820 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||180/55-17|
|Top speed||134 mph|
|Engine size||992 cc|
|Engine oil capacity||3.5 litres|
|Power output||63 kW|
|Power output||84 bhp|
|Torque output||70 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||16 litres|
|Fuel tank range||160 miles|
|Fuel consumption||45 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|