Can you ride the Honda CBR650R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CBR650R (2019 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 CBR650R (2019 onwards) motorcycle

Honda CBR650R (2019 onwards)

The Honda CBR650R is a middleweight sportsbike that replaces the more sports-touring focused CBR650F. It looks just like the legendary Honda Fireblade, but is a much more accessible motorcycle.

The bike is super easy to handle and you will be able to ride it both on a track and around town. Its incredible top speed and horsepower make it one of the most powerful machines you can ride on an A2 motorbike licence.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CBR650R is a 649cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 70 kW (94 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 50% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda CBR650R on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda CBR650R.

Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size649cc
Power output70 kW
Torque output46.5 ft-lb
Top speed150 mph
Horsepower94 bhp
Weight207 kg
Seat height810 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size15.4 litres
Fuel tank range195 miles
Fuel consumption47 mpg
Oil capacity2.9 litres
Annual road tax£117
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