Can you ride the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder (1998 - 2002) 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 VL1500 Intruder (1998 - 2002)
Not a favourite of our friends over at Motor Cycle News (MCN), the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder is similar to the VL1400 Intruder, with whom it shares the engine design.
Overall, the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder offers a low and wide ride on a long motorcycle chassis.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Suzuki VL1500 Intruder is a 1462cc A2-friendly cruiser bike. It has a power output of 49.5 kW (67 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 30% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder on an A2 licence. See the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder.
|Restriction Required||30% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||700 mm|
|Front tyre size||150/80-16|
|Rear tyre size||180/70-15|
|Top speed||110 mph|
|Engine size||1462 cc|
|Engine oil capacity||4.3 litres|
|Power output||49.5 kW|
|Power output||67 bhp|
|Torque output||83 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||15.5 litres|
|Fuel tank range||110 miles|
|Fuel consumption||30 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|