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) motorcycle

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 bike. It has a power output of 63 kW (84 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 44.4% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati 1000SS on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Ducati 1000SS.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size992cc
Power output63 kW
Torque output70 ft-lb
Top speed134 mph
Horsepower84 bhp
Weight188 kg
Seat height820 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity3.5 litres
Annual road tax£117
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