Can you ride the Kawasaki Ninja 250SL on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki Ninja 250SL (2015 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Kawasaki Ninja 250SL (2015 onwards) motorcycle

Kawasaki Ninja 250SL (2015 onwards)

The Kawasaki Ninja 250SL is an affordable, lightweight sportbike capable of hustling down B-roads, as well as riding around town. It is a basic, easy to ride machine that is an ideal motorcycle for any beginner rider or A2 licence holder.

Despite having a 250cc single-cylinder engine, the Kawasaki Ninja 250SL offers a smooth riding experience and the vibrations are almost non-existent. The build quality and reliability is excellent, especially for its price tag.

There is also a naked version of the bike available called the Kawasaki Z250SL. Both of them are great starter bikes that offer a lot of value for money.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki Ninja 250SL is a 249cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 20 kW (26 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 typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size249cc
Power output20 kW
Torque output16.6 ft-lb
Top speed95 mph
Horsepower26 bhp
Weight152 kg
Seat height780 mm
Front tyre size100/80-17
Rear tyre size130/70-17
Fuel tank size11 litres
Fuel tank range180 miles
Fuel consumption77 mpg
Oil capacity1.6 litres
Annual road tax£55
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