Can you ride the Kawasaki VN900 Custom on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki VN900 Custom (2007 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!

Kawasaki VN900 Custom (2007 onwards) motorcycle

Kawasaki VN900 Custom (2007 onwards)

Kawasaki Vulcan’s are popular bikes, and a VN900 makes a first beginner bike. It has plenty of power but it isn’t very intimidating, making it perfect for an A2 rider.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki VN900 Custom is a 903cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 39 kW (53 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 10.2% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki VN900 Custom on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki VN900 Custom.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size903cc
Power output39 kW
Torque output60 ft-lb
Top speed115 mph
Horsepower53 bhp
Weight249 kg
Seat height685 mm
Front tyre size80/90-21
Rear tyre size180/70-15
Fuel tank size20 litres
Fuel tank range165 miles
Fuel consumption55 mpg
Oil capacity3.2 litres
Annual road tax£117
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