Can you ride the Kawasaki Z900 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki Z900 (2017 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 Z900 (2017 onwards) motorcycle

Kawasaki Z900 (2017 onwards)

The Kawasaki Z900 is a middle-weight naked bike that was first introduced in 2017 as a successor to the Kawasaki Z800. It is a high-performance motorcycle suitable for both urban use and highway rides.

The bike features a modern, sporty design with lots of aggressive lines and cool details. It is equipped with a 948cc inline-four cylinder engine that is super-smooth and extremely responsive at all revs.

In terms of equipment, the Kawasaki Z900 comes with a fully-adjustable suspension and advanced electronics such as ABS, traction control and multiple riding modes.

Apart from the regular Z900, Kawasaki also offers a less powerful 70kW Z900E model, which can be factory restricted to 35kW to comply with the A2 licence requirements.

Please note that the below specifications are for the regular non-A2 compliant Kawasaki Z900 model model, rather than the 70kW A2-compliant one.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki Z900 is a 948cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 92 kW (123 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 61.9% to become A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki Z900 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki Z900.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerKawasaki
CategoryStandard
Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size948cc
Power output92 kW
Torque output72.7 ft-lb
Top speed145 mph
Horsepower123 bhp
Weight210 kg
Seat height790 mm
Front tyre size120/70x17
Rear tyre size180/55x17
Fuel tank size17 litres
Fuel tank range140 miles
Fuel consumption50 mpg
Oil capacity3.6 litres
Annual road tax£111
Price£8,000
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