Can you ride the Honda VFR400R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda VFR400R (1988 - 1994) 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 VFR400R (1988 - 1994) motorcycle

Honda VFR400R (1988 - 1994)

The Honda VFR400R, also known as the NC30, is effectively a smaller version of the hugely popular VFR750R (aka RC30).

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda VFR400R is a 399cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 44 kW (60 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 20.4% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda VFR400R on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda VFR400R.

Engine typeV4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size399cc
Power output44 kW
Torque output27.7 ft-lb
Top speed128 mph
Horsepower60 bhp
Weight175 kg
Seat height705 mm
Front tyre size120/60-17
Rear tyre size150/60-18
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range133 miles
Fuel consumption40 mpg
Oil capacity2.6 litres
Annual road tax£55
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