Can you ride the Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron (2015 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 XL833N Iron (2015 onwards) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron (2015 onwards)

The Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron is a controversial machine. Some say it is a great starter bike, while others hate it mostly due to its lower specs and under-powered engine.

Yes, the Iron 833 is not the most powerful motorcycle in the category, nor is it the most comfortable option for longer rides. However, the bike is reliable and it holds its resale value really well. On top of that, the styling is simply amazing! It is a cooler, blacked out version of the Sportster 883, which is one of the best-selling Harley bikes of all times.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron is a 883cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 37 kW (51 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 5.40% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson XL833N Iron.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size883cc
Power output37 kW
Torque output50.2 ft-lb
Top speed105 mph
Horsepower51 bhp
Weight256 kg
Seat height760 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size150/80-16
Fuel tank size12.5 litres
Fuel tank range135 miles
Fuel consumption49 mpg
Oil capacity2.6 litres
Annual road tax£117
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