Can you ride the Yamaha XV535 Virago on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XV535 Virago (1988 - 2004) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha XV535 Virago (1988 - 2004) motorcycle

Yamaha XV535 Virago (1988 - 2004)

The XV535 was the first cruiser motorcycle released by Yamaha.

Described as basic, easy-to-ride and trusted; with unchallenging but enjoyable performance and great reliability quality.

The XV535 is one of the very few bikes that we’ve seen carry a 5-star rating on MCN – should definitely be worth your while! Especially, when you consider that the Yamaha XV535 Virago is A2 friendly and doesn’t require a restrictor to be ridden.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha XV535 Virago is a 535cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 28 kW (38 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 typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size535cc
Power output28 kW
Torque output32 ft-lb
Top speed100 mph
Horsepower38 bhp
Weight182 kg
Seat height720 mm
Front tyre size3.00-19
Rear tyre size140/90-15
Fuel tank size13.5 litres
Fuel tank range130 miles
Fuel consumption47 mpg
Oil capacity2.8 litres
Annual road tax£84
Overall rating