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

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe (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 Softail Deluxe (2018 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe (2018 onwards)

The Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe is a motorcycle straight from the 50s. The bike features a stylish retro design with lots of parts in chrome. This makes it look kind of unique in today’s era of blacked-out military-style cruisers.

The 2018 version is now a much more punchier machine compared to older Softail models. The equipment has also been improved. With the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe, you will get an upgraded engine and chassis. On top of that, the bike also comes with brand new clocks and LED headlights.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe 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 Softail Deluxe on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1746cc
Power output64 kW
Torque output107 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower86 bhp
Weight303 kg
Seat height680 mm
Front tyre size130/90-16
Rear tyre size140/85-16
Fuel tank size18.9 litres
Fuel tank range230 miles
Fuel consumption47 mpg
Oil capacity4.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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