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)
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 adventure 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.
|Power to weight||0.16 kW/kg|
|Stock power||44 kW|
|Restriction Required||20% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||841 mm|
|Front tyre size||100/90-19|
|Rear tyre size||130/80-17|
|Top speed||130 mph|
|Engine size||680 cc|
|Engine oil capacity||2.3 litres|
|Power output||59 bhp|
|Torque output||44 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||17.5 litres|
|Fuel tank range||150 miles|
|Fuel consumption||45 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|