Can you ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650 (2017 - 2019) 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 Ninja 650 (2017 - 2019) motorcycle

Kawasaki Ninja 650 (2017 - 2019)

A replacement for the ER-6f, the Kawasaki Ninja 650 has a new and more modern style, is lighter and offers fantastic handling.

The build quality is excellent, as is the performance and reliability offered by the Ninja 650. Anyone getting a Kawasaki Ninja 650 can expect bags of fun!

If you’re looking for something more racy, look to the new Ninja 650R.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is a 649cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 50 kW (67 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 30% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki Ninja 650.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size649cc
Power output50 kW
Torque output48.5 ft-lb
Top speed125 mph
Horsepower67 bhp
Weight193 kg
Seat height790 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption55 mpg
Oil capacity1.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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