Can you ride the Norton Commando 961 SE on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Norton Commando 961 SE (2009 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!

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Norton Commando 961 SE (2009 onwards) motorcycle
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Norton Commando 961 SE (2009 onwards)

Expensive? Yes. Good looking? Hell yeah!! The Norton Commando 961 SE is hand built and offers fantastic looks, is pleasurable to ride and offers excellent handling.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Norton Commando 961 SE is a 961cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 59.7 kW (79 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 60% to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Norton Commando 961 SE on an A2 licence. See the Norton Commando 961 SE specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Norton Commando 961 SE.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerNorton
TypeCafe Racer
Classic
Restriction Required60% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight188 kg
Seat height813 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Top speed130 mph
Engine size961 cc
Engine typeInline 2
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity3.3 litres
Power output59.7 kW
Power output79 bhp
Torque output66 lb-ft
Fuel tank size17 litres
Fuel tank range205 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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