Can you ride the Moto Guzzi California 1100EV on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Moto Guzzi California 1100EV (1997 - 2012) 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!

Moto Guzzi California 1100EV (1997 - 2012) motorcycle

Moto Guzzi California 1100EV (1997 - 2012)

The Moto Guzzi California 1100EV dates back as far as 1972, and this model that ran from 1997 to 2012 is a machine that’s worth considering. The California 1100EV is a tourer/cruiser that has plenty of character and is a great all-rounder.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Moto Guzzi California 1100EV is a 1064cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 54 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 36% to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Moto Guzzi California 1100EV on an A2 licence. See the Moto Guzzi California 1100EV specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Moto Guzzi California 1100EV.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerMoto Guzzi
TypeCruiser
Touring
Restriction Required36% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight251 kg
Seat height760 mm
Front tyre size110/90-18
Rear tyre size140/80-18
Top speed115 mph
Engine size1064 cc
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity3 litres
Power output54 kW
Power output75 bhp
Torque output73 lb-ft
Fuel tank size19 litres
Fuel tank range180 miles
Fuel consumption44 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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