Can you ride the Honda CBR500R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CBR500R (2016 - 2018) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Honda CBR500R (2016 - 2018) motorcycle

Honda CBR500R (2016 - 2018)

The 2016-2018 Honda CBR500R is an updated version of the previous CBR500R, which was one of the most popular A2 bikes of the decade. The new model keeps what made the bike so special and brings some cool styling upgrades to keep it up to date.

Thanks to its modernized aggressive design, the motorcycle now feels fresher and sexier. Other than that, the bike has also received some minor improvements such as better suspension and airflow. Compared to the roadster model F, the CBR500R is a slightly more expensive bike, but it feels a little more serious and refined.

Overall, the Honda CBR500R is an incredible motorcycle and it is definitely one of the top ten best A2 bikes of all times.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CBR500R is a 471cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size471cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output31 ft-lb
Top speed112 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight194 kg
Seat height785 mm
Front tyre size160/60-17
Rear tyre size120/70- 17
Fuel tank size16.7 litres
Fuel tank range260 miles
Fuel consumption80 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£84
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