Can you ride the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 (2018 onwards) 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!
Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 (2018 onwards)
The Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 is one of the best looking bikes that you can ride with an A2 licence, however it needs to be restricted.
It offers excellent riding capabilities, very good handling and long service intervals, which makes it an ideal bike for beginners.
The Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 is definitely not the cheapest A2 motorbike out there and it only has a single-cylinder engine, so it might not be for everyone.
But, you can ride it restricted for a couple of years and de-restrict it later for its full performance of 75 hp.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 is a 693cc A2-friendly standard bike. It has a power output of 54 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 35%% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 on an A2 licence. See the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701.
|Restriction Required||35%% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||835 mm|
|Front tyre size||110/80-18|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-17|
|Top speed||115 mph|
|Engine size||693 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||1.7 litres|
|Power output||54 kW|
|Power output||75 bhp|
|Torque output||53 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||12 litres|
|Fuel tank range||150 miles|
|Fuel consumption||n/a mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|