Can you ride the Kawasaki ER-6F on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki ER-6F (2012 - 2017) 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!

Kawasaki ER-6F (2012 - 2017) motorcycle

Kawasaki ER-6F (2012 - 2017)

The Kawasaki ER-6f is also known as the 650R or EX-6. It is a brilliant first bike and commuter.

It’s lightweight, reliable and has offers exceptional performance and build quality for the buck. Keep in mind that there are a few versions of the ER-6F, which launched in 2005, 2009 and 2012.

From 2012, the model is more commonly known as the Kawasaki Ninja 650R.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki ER-6F is a 649cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 52 kW (70 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 32.6% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki ER-6F on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki ER-6F.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size649cc
Power output52 kW
Torque output47 ft-lb
Top speed130 mph
Horsepower70 bhp
Weight209 kg
Seat height805 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption47 mpg
Oil capacity1.9 litres
Annual road tax£117
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