Can you ride the Suzuki SFV650 Gladius on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Suzuki SFV650 Gladius (2009 - 2017) 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 SFV650 Gladius (2009 - 2017) motorcycle

Suzuki SFV650 Gladius (2009 - 2017)

The Suzuki SFV650 Gladius replaces the older SV650, which was the company’s best selling naked motorcycle for a very long time.

Compared to its predecessor, the SFV650 Gladius is a much more modern looking bike. Its engine is now 10% more efficient, which makes the ride smoother and more enjoyable.

But, apart from the new design and upgraded engine, not that much was changed. The bike is still super-fun to ride and it handles really well. It is a great option for all beginner riders.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Suzuki SFV650 Gladius is a 645cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 55 kW (76 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 36.3% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki SFV650 Gladius on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Suzuki SFV650 Gladius.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size645cc
Power output55 kW
Torque output49.5 ft-lb
Top speed135 mph
Horsepower76 bhp
Weight202 kg
Seat height785 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size14.5 litres
Fuel tank range130 miles
Fuel consumption40 mpg
Oil capacity2.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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