Can you ride the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer (2004 - 2009) 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 FZ6 Fazer (2004 - 2009) motorcycle

Yamaha FZ6 Fazer (2004 - 2009)

The Yamaha FZ6 Fazer is one of the most versatile motorcycles you can ride on your A2 licence. It is an update to the older FZS600 model and the company’s response to some of the most popular all rounders such as the Honda CBF600 and Suzuki GSF650 Bandit.

The bike comes with a bullet-proof 600cc engine that has been previously used in the R6. It is extremely reliable and has plenty of power for reaching maximum speeds, yet it performs well around town and riding down twisty roads.

In terms of equipment, the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer surely doesn’t disappoint. It comes with a durable chassis, comfortable seat and solid suspension that performs really well on all types of roads. On top of that, you will also get a digital speedometer with analog rev counter and a fuel gauge.

Thanks to its practicality and reliability, the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer is without a doubt one of the best A2 bikes it its category.

Keep in mind that there are multiple different versions of the bike available and the only one suitable for A2 licence is the 2007-2008 model with 78 bhp.

The below specifications are for the regular 98 bhp non-A2 compliant Yamaha FZ6 Fazer model, rather than the 78 bhp A2-compliant one.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha FZ6 Fazer is a 600cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 72 kW (98 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 51.3% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha FZ6 Fazer.

CategorySport Touring
Engine typeInline 4
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size600cc
Power output72 kW
Torque output42 ft-lb
Top speed141 mph
Horsepower98 bhp
Weight186 kg
Seat height795 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-17
Fuel tank size19.4 litres
Fuel tank range180 miles
Fuel consumption42 mpg
Oil capacity2.8 litres
Annual road tax£84
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