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

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom (2004 - 2010) 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 (2004 - 2010) motorcycle

Suzuki DL650 V-Strom (2004 - 2010)

As a fun, realistic alternative to a licence-bashing sports middleweight, the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom’s on to a winner. That engine is sublime, with mountains of really useable power where you want it. To an extent, the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom is built to a budget, but it’s a real performer. Cost-effective and versatile, the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom is well worth a second glance.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki DL650 V-Strom is a 645cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 49 kW (67 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 28.5% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Suzuki DL650 V-Strom.

Sport Touring
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size645cc
Power output49 kW
Torque output40 ft-lb
Top speed125 mph
Horsepower67 bhp
Weight189 kg
Seat height820 mm
Front tyre size110/80-19
Rear tyre size150/70-17
Fuel tank size22 litres
Fuel tank range218 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£117
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