Can you ride the Yamaha XT600E on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XT600E (1990 - 2004) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha XT600E (1990 - 2004) motorcycle

Yamaha XT600E (1990 - 2004)

So you want it all – an A2 motorbike that can impress on tarmac and venture off-road. Yamaha claims it has just the bike you’re after. And at a budget price too…

The Yamaha XT600E is about as straightforward, reliable and solid as an old school dual-purpose or off-road bikes get.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha XT600E is a 595cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 33 kW (45 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 size595cc
Power output33 kW
Torque output35.5 ft-lb
Top speed100 mph
Horsepower45 bhp
Weight156 kg
Seat height855 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size120/90-17
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range120 miles
Fuel consumption41 mpg
Oil capacity2.8 litres
Annual road tax£84
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