Can you ride the Yamaha SCR950 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha SCR950 (2017 - 2021) 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 SCR950 (2017 - 2021) motorcycle

Yamaha SCR950 (2017 - 2021)

The Yamaha SCR950 is an interesting motorcycle that features a modern street scrambler design on a classic cruiser chassis. It comes with the same V-twin engine that you can find in the legendary XV950, which is one of Yamaha’s best selling bikes of all times.

the SCR950 has a higher and more upright riding position compared to most other cruisers. This makes the bike easier to handle and much more comfortable for riding around town.

The build quality is excellent, but there are not than many features on the bike.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha SCR950 is a 942cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 38 kW (51 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 7.89% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha SCR950 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha SCR950.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size942cc
Power output38 kW
Torque output59 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower51 bhp
Weight252 kg
Seat height830 mm
Front tyre size100/90-19
Rear tyre size140/80-17
Fuel tank size13 litres
Fuel tank range162 miles
Fuel consumption56 mpg
Oil capacity4 litres
Annual road tax£117
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