Can you ride the Honda XLV750R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda XLV750R (1983 - 1986) 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 XLV750R (1983 - 1986) motorcycle

Honda XLV750R (1983 - 1986)

Although the Honda XLV750R wasn’t produced for very long, it formed a great foundation for the Transalp and Africa Twin motorbikes.

With a 749 cc engine, the XLV750R produces a manageable 61 bhp of power. Although a restrictor is required to ride the XLV750R on an A2 licence, the bike handles well on and off-road.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda XLV750R is a 749cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 45 kW (61 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 22.2% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda XLV750R on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda XLV750R.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size749cc
Power output45 kW
Torque output50.4 ft-lb
Top speed100 mph
Horsepower61 bhp
Weight195 kg
Seat height855 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size130/80-17
Fuel tank size20 litres
Fuel tank range200 miles
Fuel consumption44 mpg
Oil capacity3 litres
Annual road tax£117
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