Can you ride the Honda SLR650 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda SLR650 (1996 - 2001) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Honda SLR650 (1996 - 2001) motorcycle

Honda SLR650 (1996 - 2001)

The Honda SLR650 is an excellent commuter bike that can be bought on a budget and ridden on an A2 licence.

Complemented for its city handling, the Honda SLR650 has a small turning circle, is well balanced and has great brakes.

Being a Honda, the SLR650 has a reliable 644 cc engine that delivers 39 bhp and 43 mpg fuel economy.

If you’re looking for a more modern A2 bike, a Honda CBF500 and CBF600 have great reputations.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda SLR650 is a 644cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 29 kW (39 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 typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size644cc
Power output29 kW
Torque output40 ft-lb
Top speed92 mph
Horsepower39 bhp
Weight161 kg
Seat height845 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size120/90-17
Fuel tank size13 litres
Fuel tank range123 miles
Fuel consumption43 mpg
Oil capacity2.1 litres
Annual road tax£117
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