Can you ride the Yamaha XTZ660 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XTZ660 (1991 - 1999) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha XTZ660 (1991 - 1999) motorcycle

Yamaha XTZ660 (1991 - 1999)

The Yamaha XTZ660, also known as the Teneré, can be ridden on an A2 licence and can be great fun for A2 and full licence holders.

Unfortunately, as outlined by many reviews, the electronics aren’t reliable (though the same cannot be said about the engine).

Read the full review (link lower down), as the Yamaha XTZ660 isn’t for everyone.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha XTZ660 is a 659cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 34 kW (46 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 output34 kW
Torque output42 ft-lb
Top speed93 mph
Horsepower46 bhp
Weight201 kg
Seat height860 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size120/90-17
Fuel tank size20 litres
Fuel tank range185 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£117
Overall rating

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