Can you ride the Yamaha XT660R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XT660R (2004 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha XT660R (2004 onwards) motorcycle

Yamaha XT660R (2004 onwards)

The new XT660 comes in two guises – the Yamaha XT660X (supermoto-style with 17-inch rims) and the Yamaha XT660R (taller, with an off-road friendly 21-inch front hoop).

Both are A2 friendly, good looking and perfect for off-road, low-speed performance.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha XT660R is a 659cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 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 size659cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output44 ft-lb
Top speed98 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight177 kg
Seat height875 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size130/80-17
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption44 mpg
Oil capacity2.6 litres
Annual road tax£117
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