Can you ride the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star (2009 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 XVS950A Midnight Star (2009 onwards)
An A2-friendly bike when restricted, the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star is one of the best choices for an entry-level cruiser. It offers what is undoubtedly fantastic value for money at a low price tag.
The XVS950A requires only a 10% restriction to bring the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star into A2 territory.
Moreover, you can expect excellent handling, a wonderful grunt from the exhaust and pretty good fuel economy for a cruiser that weighs 279kg.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star is a 942cc A2-friendly cruiser bike. It has a power output of 40 kW (55 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 12.5% to become A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star.
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