Can you ride the Suzuki DRZ400SM on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki DRZ400SM (2005 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Suzuki DRZ400SM (2005 onwards) motorcycle

Suzuki DRZ400SM (2005 onwards)

The Suzuki DRZ400SM is a supermoto version of a popular off-road A2 bike, the legendary Suzuki DRZ400S.

It is one of the most affordable beginner-friendly A2 bikes that you can ride without a restrictor kit.

The Suzuki DRZ400SM is a super light motorcycle and it offers a power output of 29 kW, which is just under the 35 kW limit needed for the A2 licence.

It was released back in 2005 and the specs hasn’t been changed much since then.

Some say it is an archaic bike with outdated technology, while others can’t praise it enough, but it surely is one of the best supermoto A2 bikes out there.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki DRZ400SM is a 398cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 29 kW (39 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size398cc
Power output29 kW
Torque output29 ft-lb
Top speed94 mph
Horsepower39 bhp
Weight133 kg
Seat height935 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size140/70-17
Fuel tank size10 litres
Fuel tank range100 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity1.8 litres
Annual road tax£55
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