Can you ride the Suzuki Burgman 650 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki Burgman 650 (2003 - 2015) 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!

Suzuki Burgman 650 (2003 - 2015) motorcycle

Suzuki Burgman 650 (2003 - 2015)

The Suzuki Burgman 650 was one of the first maxi scooters and it used to be the largest capacity motorcycle in the category back in the early 2000s. It offers the performance of a regular motorcycle, while keeping the comfort and practicality of a scooter.

Its punchy 638cc parallel twin engine has enough power for riding at highways speeds, which makes the bike suitable for long-distance touring. On top of that, the seat is large and super-comfy, so you will have no issues traveling around Europe with this bike.

In terms of features, the Suzuki Burgman 650 doesn’t disappoint. It comes with a roomy under-seat storage that is big enough for storing two full-face motorcycle helmets. Other than that, the bike is also equipped with a large screen and electric folding mirrors.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki Burgman 650 is a 638cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 41 kW (54 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 14.6% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki Burgman 650 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Suzuki Burgman 650.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size638cc
Power output41 kW
Torque output45.7 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower54 bhp
Weight238 kg
Seat height750 mm
Front tyre size120/70-15
Rear tyre size150/70-14
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range130 miles
Fuel consumption43 mpg
Oil capacity2.9 litres
Annual road tax£117
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