Can you ride the Honda XL700V Transalp on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda XL700V Transalp (2008 - 2012) 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 XL700V Transalp (2008 - 2012) motorcycle

Honda XL700V Transalp (2008 - 2012)

The new version of the Honda XL700V Transalp is a major improvement over the previous model. The engine that’s just fast enough should also last forever and offers a smile when you’re in the mood to twist the throttle that little bit further.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda XL700V Transalp is a 680cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of (59 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 20% to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda XL700V Transalp on an A2 licence. See the Honda XL700V Transalp specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Honda XL700V Transalp.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerHonda
TypeAdventure
Touring
Power to weight0.16 kW/kg
Stock power44 kW
Restriction Required20% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight214 kg
Seat height841 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size130/80-17
Top speed130 mph
Engine size680 cc
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity2.3 litres
Power output59 bhp
Torque output44 lb-ft
Fuel tank size17.5 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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