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) motorcycle

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 bike. It has a power output of 49 kW (67 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 28.5% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Suzuki VL1500 Intruder.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1462cc
Power output49 kW
Torque output83 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower67 bhp
Weight296 kg
Seat height700 mm
Front tyre size150/80-16
Rear tyre size180/70-15
Fuel tank size15.5 litres
Fuel tank range110 miles
Fuel consumption30 mpg
Oil capacity4.3 litres
Annual road tax£117
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