Can you ride the Yamaha XVS250 Drag Star on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XVS250 Drag Star (2000 - 2004) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Yamaha XVS250 Drag Star (2000 - 2004) motorcycle

Yamaha XVS250 Drag Star (2000 - 2004)

A replacement for the XV250S Virago, the Yamaha XVS250 DragStar has a great reputation thanks to its ride quality.

Overall, the XVS250 DragStar is stable, offers great suspension, brakes, gearbox and more, making an easy and relaxed ride on its lower capacity engine.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Yamaha XVS250 Drag Star is a 249cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 15 kW (21 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 size249cc
Power output15 kW
Torque output15 ft-lb
Top speed80 mph
Horsepower21 bhp
Weight147 kg
Seat height670 mm
Front tyre size80/100-18
Rear tyre size130/90-15
Fuel tank size11 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption65 mpg
Oil capacity1.6 litres
Annual road tax£55
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