Can you ride the Suzuki GS500E on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki GS500E (1989 - 2008) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Suzuki GS500E (1989 - 2008) motorcycle

Suzuki GS500E (1989 - 2008)

An inexpensive starter bike, the Suzuki GS500E has been around since what seems like forever.

A fantastic A2 bike available for under £2,000, the GS500E looks great, offers a good ride and is driven by a proven engine.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki GS500E is a 487cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 33 kW (45 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 typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size487cc
Power output33 kW
Torque output28.9 ft-lb
Top speed101 mph
Horsepower45 bhp
Weight169 kg
Seat height790 mm
Front tyre size110/70-17
Rear tyre size130/70-17
Fuel tank size17 litres
Fuel tank range220 miles
Fuel consumption57.9 mpg
Oil capacity2.9 litres
Annual road tax£84
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