Can you ride the Honda XL650V Transalp on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Honda XL650V Transalp (1987 - 2007) 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 XL650V Transalp (1987 - 2007)
The Honda XL650V Transalp first came into production and has been providing seamless ride quality, softly-chuffing charm and reliability since before most new A2 riders were even born.
The XL650V’s engine is known for having a fairly quiet, efficient and reliable engine; even if it has to work hard to pull its 191kg weight.
This A2 bike is very reliable, and if serviced regularly, should go on forever!
A2 Licence Compliance
The Honda XL650V Transalp is a 647cc A2-friendly touring bike. It has a power output of 39 kW (53 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 10.3% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda XL650V Transalp on an A2 licence. See the Honda XL650V Transalp specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Honda XL650V Transalp.
|Restriction Required||10.3% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||843 mm|
|Front tyre size||90/90-21|
|Rear tyre size||120/90-17|
|Top speed||110 mph|
|Engine size||647 cc|
|Engine oil capacity||2.3 litres|
|Power output||39 kW|
|Power output||53 bhp|
|Torque output||41 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||19 litres|
|Fuel tank range||190 miles|
|Fuel consumption||46 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|