Can you ride the Honda CB400 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CB400 (1992 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!

Honda CB400 (1992 onwards) motorcycle

Honda CB400 (1992 onwards)

The Honda CB400 Super Four is an inline four-cylinder bike that is a smaller version of the Honda CB1000. It is a well-equipped roadster with good build quality and high reliability. The engine is smooth and responsive at lower revs, but lacking in power at full throttle.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CB400 is a 399cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 39 kW (52 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 10.2% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda CB400 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda CB400.

Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size399cc
Power output39 kW
Torque output39 ft-lb
Top speed115 mph
Horsepower52 bhp
Weight168 kg
Seat height760 mm
Front tyre size110/80-18
Rear tyre size140/70-17
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range216 miles
Fuel consumption46 mpg
Oil capacity3.5 litres
Annual road tax£55
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