Can you ride the Yamaha Fazer 600 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha Fazer 600 (1998 - 2004) 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!

Yamaha Fazer 600 (1998 - 2004) motorcycle

Yamaha Fazer 600 (1998 - 2004)

The Yamaha FZS600 Fazer is one of the top selling motorcycles in its category. It is a great all rounder that is capable of both commuting and long-distance touring, yet it’s sporty enough for racing on a track.

It comes with a powerful inline-four engine that you will have to restrict by 50% to make the bike A2 compliant. The riding experience is silky smooth and there is enough power for all types of riding styles.

Thanks to its reliability and long service intervals, the Yamaha FZS600 Fazer is an ideal bike for beginners and occasional riders. It is a well made machine that can reach very high mileage with regular servicing. On top of that, the motorcycle can be found for cheap and there are lots of them for sale.

So, if you are looking for an affordable commuter/sports-tourer that is suitable for track days, the Yamaha Fazer 600 might be the perfect bike for you.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha Fazer 600 is a 599cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 70 kW (95 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 50% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha Fazer 600 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha Fazer 600.

CategorySport Touring
Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size599cc
Power output70 kW
Torque output61 ft-lb
Top speed135 mph
Horsepower95 bhp
Weight189 kg
Seat height790 mm
Front tyre size110/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range130 miles
Fuel consumption55 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£84
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