Can you ride the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT (2017 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!

Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT (2017 onwards) motorcycle

Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT (2017 onwards)

Suzuki have taken an already good bike and made it great – not because it boasts all the latest tech, but because it does the simple things even better – and that’s all that really matters.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT is a 645cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 52 kW (71 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 33% to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT on an A2 licence. See the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom XT.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerSuzuki
TypeAdventure
Touring
Restriction Required33% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight216 kg
Seat height830 mm
Front tyre size110/80-19
Rear tyre size150/70-17
Top speed125 mph
Engine size645 cc
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity2.7 litres
Power output52 kW
Power output71 bhp
Torque output45 lb-ft
Fuel tank size20 litres
Fuel tank range280 miles
Fuel consumption69 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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