Can you ride the Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star (2006 onwards) 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 XV1900 Midnight Star (2006 onwards)
The Yamaha XV1900 is known as the Midnight Star in the UK, but abroad it’s known as the Stratoliner.
The XV1900 approaches all A2 limits, with 89bhp coming from a characteristic V-twin 1854cc engine.
At 329kg the Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star is not light – but compared to many rivals it’s a featherweight.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star is a 1854cc A2-friendly cruiser bike. It has a power output of 66 kW (89 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 46.9% to become A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star.
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