Can you ride the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1996 - 2005) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1996 - 2005) motorcycle

Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1996 - 2005)

The Suzuki GSF600 “Bandit” is a great all-round bike; offering the best of ride quality, performance and reliability.

The GSF600 became very popular, to the point that it formed a whole class of its own: the budget middleweight roadster.

The Suzuki GSF600 handles extremely well and offers an excellent riding experience.

With a 600cc inline 4 engine that puts out 78 bhp and delivers a top speed of 129 mph, the GSF600 Bandit offers plenty of power.

When you restrict the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit for A2 license requirements, you will cut nearly half of its power. However, as soon as you upgrade your A2 license to a full motorcycle license, you will unleash all 78 bhp and nearly double your power – thus removing the need to upgrade from the GSF600 to another bike.

Now, the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit remains in the hearts of many riders and is a reliable and highly recommended naked A2 bike available to A2 license holders (if restricted).

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit on an A2 license. See the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit.


Specs for the Suzuki GSF600 Bandit (1996 - 2005) motorbike.

Restriction Required39% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed129 mph
Engine size600 cc
Power output57.4 kW
Power output78 bhp
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range190 miles
Average fuel consumption44 mpg
Weight204 kg
Engine configurationInline 4
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output39 lb/ft
Seat height805 mm
Annual road tax£67
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