Can you ride the Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight (2010 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 XL1200X Forty-Eight (2010 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight (2010 onwards)

The Harley Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight is a beautifully designed motorcycle. It comes with an ultra-wide front tyre and a small-sized 2-gallon tank. The mirrors are positioned under the handlebars, which makes the bike look super-cool.

The XL1200X Forty-Eight is not the fastest or the most comfortable Harley bike to ride. The engine vibrates a lot and the seat is pretty small. On the other hand, the sound is just amazing and it will put a big smile on your face.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight is a 1202cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 48 kW (66 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 27.0% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1202cc
Power output48 kW
Torque output70.8 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower66 bhp
Weight253 kg
Seat height710 mm
Front tyre size130/90-16
Rear tyre size150/80-16
Fuel tank size8 litres
Fuel tank range100 miles
Fuel consumption48 mpg
Oil capacity2.6 litres
Annual road tax£117
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