Can you ride the Kawasaki ZXR400 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki ZXR400 (1995 - 1998) 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!

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Kawasaki ZXR400 (1995 - 1998) motorcycle
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Kawasaki ZXR400 (1995 - 1998)

The ZXR400 has been defined as a fantastic A2 bike (when restricted), providing perfect handling and a refined four-cylinder engine.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Kawasaki ZXR400 is a 398cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 46 kW (62 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 24% to be A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki ZXR400 on an A2 licence. See the Kawasaki ZXR400 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki ZXR400.

Restriction Required24% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight160 kg
Seat height160 mm
Front tyre size120/60-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Top speed139 mph
Engine size398 cc
Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity 3 litres
Power output46 kW
Power output62 bhp
Torque output26 lb-ft
Fuel tank size16 litres
Fuel tank range140 miles
Fuel consumption42 mpg
Annual road tax£44
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