Can you ride the Yamaha SR400 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha SR400 (2014 - 2018) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha SR400 (2014 - 2018) motorcycle

Yamaha SR400 (2014 - 2018)

The Yamaha SR400 is a true “blast from the past”. It is an authentic classic bike that comes with all the pros and cons of this particular category of motorcycles. There is zero electronics, so you will have to get used to the kick-start procedure.

The chassis is pretty small in size, but the build quality is excellent. The chrome finish is beautiful and the huge round headlight with old-school dual clock really make the bike stand out from others.

Where the Yamaha SR400 truly shines though, is its practicality. It is a reliable little commuter that doesn’t need that much maintenance and you will have a lot of fun while riding it around town.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha SR400 is a 399cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 17 kW (23 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size399cc
Power output17 kW
Torque output20 ft-lb
Top speed80 mph
Horsepower23 bhp
Weight174 kg
Seat height785 mm
Front tyre size90/100-18
Rear tyre size110/90-18
Fuel tank size12 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption60 mpg
Oil capacity2.1 litres
Annual road tax£55
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