Can you ride the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 (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!

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 (2007 - 2012) motorcycle

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 (2007 - 2012)

The Ducati Hypermotard 1100 is considered to be the very first motorcycle in the sub-category of powerful street-oriented dual-sport bikes. The machine is unique in many different aspects and it is almost impossible to mistake it for any other motorcycle.

First, the styling of this bike is out of is world. The Ducati Hypermotard 1100 features a timeless design that looks cool and aggressive, yet professional enough that you won’t appear like a freak while commuting to work.

When we talk about build quality and riding experience, then the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 outshines most other bikes in the category. Being a hybrid of a supermoto and a sport-touring bike, it offers the best of both worlds. It has plenty of power and torque for track racing, yet it is comfortable enough for long rides. The motorcycle is built really well and it gives the feel of a premium, quality product.

Apart from the 1078cc version, there is also a smaller version of this bike available called the Hypermotard 796. Both of these bikes look almost identical, however the Hypermotard 1100 is a little heavier and it has a slightly higher seat position.

Feature-wise, the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 is equipped with a multi-functional LCD dash, flip-out mirrors and a grab rail. Other than that, you can also buy the Hypermotard S version that comes with some additional goodies such as an Ohlins rear shock, Marchesini wheels and high-quality Brembo brakes.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Ducati Hypermotard 1100 is a 1078cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 66 kW (90 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 46.9% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati Hypermotard 1100 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Ducati Hypermotard 1100.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1078cc
Power output66 kW
Torque output76 ft-lb
Top speed123 mph
Horsepower90 bhp
Weight179 kg
Seat height845 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size12.4 litres
Fuel tank range103 miles
Fuel consumption38 mpg
Oil capacity3.4 litres
Annual road tax£117
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