Can you ride the Ducati Monster 797 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Ducati Monster 797 (2017 - 2021) 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 Monster 797 (2017 - 2021) motorcycle

Ducati Monster 797 (2017 - 2021)

The Ducati Monster 797 is a very simple A2-friendly naked bike that is suited for beginner riders. It has an air-cooled V-Twin engine that might seem outdated for today’s standards, but looks fantastic on the bike. The response is excellent and the bike handles really well.

As all other Ducati bikes, the Monster 797 features premium build quality and very good finish. It is a more expensive motorcycle compared to its Japanese competition. However, you will definitely get what you paid for.

The bike comes equipped with ABS and Brembo brake calipers. Additionally, there is also a USB port installed under the seat. Apart from the regular model, you can buy the Ducati Monster 797+ version that has some extras such as an added fly screen and pillion seat cover.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Ducati Monster 797 is a 803cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 54 kW (74 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 35.1% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati Monster 797 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Ducati Monster 797.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size803cc
Power output54 kW
Torque output50.8 ft-lb
Top speed120 mph
Horsepower74 bhp
Weight193 kg
Seat height805 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size16.5 litres
Fuel tank range180 miles
Fuel consumption53 mpg
Oil capacity3.4 litres
Annual road tax£117
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