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 44 kW (59 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 XL700V Transalp on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda XL700V Transalp.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size680cc
Power output44 kW
Torque output44 ft-lb
Top speed130 mph
Horsepower59 bhp
Weight214 kg
Seat height841 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size130/80-17
Fuel tank size17.5 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity2.3 litres
Annual road tax£117
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