Can you ride the Ducati Multistrada 1000DS on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Ducati Multistrada 1000DS (2004 - 2009) 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 Multistrada 1000DS (2004 - 2009) motorcycle

Ducati Multistrada 1000DS (2004 - 2009)

The Multistrada 1000DS is one of the largest Ducati motorcycles you can ride on an A2 licence. The bike is great for all types of roads and thanks to its comfortable seat and large-capacity fuel tank, it is capable of touring.

In stock, the bike only comes with basic features and if you want some extras, you will have to pay for them. It is equipped with a small windscreen, Brembo brakes and street-calibrated suspension.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Ducati Multistrada 1000DS is a 992cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 62 kW (85 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 43.5% to become A2 licence compliant.


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

TitleSpec
ManufacturerDucati
CategoryDual-Sport
Standard
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size992cc
Power output62 kW
Torque output68 ft-lb
Top speed134 mph
Horsepower85 bhp
Weight196 kg
Seat height820 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption34 mpg
Oil capacity3.6 litres
Annual road tax£111
Price£4,500
Overall rating