Can you ride the Kawasaki KLE500 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki KLE500 (1991 - 2007) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Kawasaki KLE500 (1991 - 2007) motorcycle

Kawasaki KLE500 (1991 - 2007)

An A2-friendly dual-sport motorcycle, the Kawasaki KLE500 started production in 1991 and was Kawasaki’s interpretation of a dual-sport, commuter motorcycle.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki KLE500 is a 498cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size498cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output32 ft-lb
Top speed105 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight195 kg
Seat height850 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size140/80-17
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption37 mpg
Oil capacity3 litres
Annual road tax£84
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