Can you ride the Honda CBR500R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CBR500R (2014 - 2016) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Honda CBR500R (2014 - 2016) motorcycle

Honda CBR500R (2014 - 2016)

The Honda CBR500R is a beautifully designed sport bike that is super-fun to ride and easy to handle. The build quality is excellent and its reliability is on par with most other Honda bikes. Although it doesn’t feel like a cheap product, the Honda CBR500R is a relatively affordable motorcycle to buy.

It comes with a parallel twin engine that is very smooth and responsive at all revs. The bike is great for riding around town and commuting. If offers an impressive fuel economy, which will let do up to 260 miles on one ride.

The Honda CBR500R might not be the most powerful 500cc sport bike out there, but thanks to its limited horsepower, it is fully A2 legal in the UK and EU.

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 height790 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size15.7 litres
Fuel tank range260 miles
Fuel consumption80 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£84
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