Can you ride the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic (2018 onwards) 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!

Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic (2018 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic (2018 onwards)

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic is a large-capacity V-twin cruiser with a vintage 40’s design and some modern elements. It comes equipped with a mid-sized windscreen and panniers, so you will be able to do some touring on this bike.

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic is a good overall motorcycle that is reliable and easy to ride. Unfortunately, the build quality is not as expected and some parts, such as the headlight, look weird on the bike. On top of that, the bike is very expensive.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic is a 1746cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 64 kW (86 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 45.3% to become A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerHarley-Davidson
CategoryCruiser
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1746cc
Power output64 kW
Torque output107 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower86 bhp
Weight316 kg
Seat height668 mm
Front tyre size130/90-16
Rear tyre size150/80-16
Fuel tank size18.9 litres
Fuel tank range200 miles
Fuel consumption42 mpg
Oil capacity4.8 litres
Annual road tax£111
Price£18,000
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