Can you ride the Kawasaki ZR7S on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki ZR7S (1999 - 2004) 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 ZR7S (1999 - 2004) motorcycle

Kawasaki ZR7S (1999 - 2004)

The Kawasaki ZR7S is a practical all-rounder that comes with an old-school design and attractive price tag. It is the successor to the Zephyr 750, which was discontinued in 1998. The bike is available in two versions, one is fully naked (ZR-7) and the other is half-faired (ZR-7S).

Thanks to its affordability and reliability, the motorcycle has been mostly used by couriers and beginner riders. The bike is cheap, extremely versatile and super-easy to handle, which makes it the perfect choice for every A2 licence holder.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki ZR7S is a 738cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 56 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 37.5% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki ZR7S on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki ZR7S.

Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size738cc
Power output56 kW
Torque output47 ft-lb
Top speed126 mph
Horsepower75 bhp
Weight202 kg
Seat height800 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size22 litres
Fuel tank range204 miles
Fuel consumption42 mpg
Oil capacity3.5 litres
Annual road tax£117
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