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  • KAWASAKI NINJA 300 (2012-2017)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,800 - £4,000
    • 296cc
    • 39 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Affordable A2-compliant junior sportsbike with an eminently thrashable motor. Scream it if you want to go faster

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • KTM 390 DUKE (2017-on)

    New price: £5,149
    Used price: £3,600 - £5,200
    • 373cc
    • 44 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    The 2017 KTM 390 Duke raised the A2 licence bar

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
    (from 10 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • YAMAHA XV535 VIRAGO (1988-2004)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,500 - £4,000
    • 535cc
    • 38 bhp
    • 47 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Basic, trusted, easy to ride and with unchallenging but enjoyable performance

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 12 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • HONDA CRF250L (2012-2018)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,700 - £5,000
    • 250cc
    • 23 bhp
    • 90 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    A lightweight dual sport trail bike that can handle a short commute

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 16 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
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  • BENELLI TRK 502 (2017-on)

    New price: £5,499
    Used price: £3,700 - £5,500
    • 499cc
    • 47 bhp
    • 49 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    For me it’s the first Chinese-built bike I can take seriously…

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 15 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • HONDA CBR500R (2022-on)

    New price: £6,399
    Used price: £6,400
    • 471cc
    • 46.9 bhp
    • 80.8 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Honda’s A2-friendly sportsbike gets quality suspension and stopping power to match its racy Fireblade-inspired looks

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA VT750 SHADOW (2004-2015)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,000 - £5,700
    • 745cc
    • 45 bhp
    • 47 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Looks the part, rides well and lacks the agricultural feel of its, ahem, American counterparts

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • ENFIELD 350 BULLET (1987-2006)

    New price: N/A
    • 346cc
    • 18 bhp
    • 70 mpg
    • Low seat height

    If you want to travel back through time to the 1950s this is the bike for you

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA CB250 (1992-2003)

    New price: N/A
    • 234cc
    • 20 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Trusted, reliable and entirely without pretence

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 9 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • SUZUKI DRZ400S (2001-2009)

    New price: N/A
    • 398cc
    • 39 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    As happy pottering through the gridlock as it is bouncing over a paddock

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
    (from 20 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • YAMAHA R3 (2019-on)

    New price: £5,649
    Used price: £5,000 - £5,600
    • 321cc
    • 41.4 bhp
    • 74.3 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Yamaha’s new YZF-R3 mixes practicality with usable performance

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • HONDA CMX500 REBEL (2020-on)

    New price: £5,799
    Used price: £5,400 - £5,800
    • 471cc
    • 45.6 bhp
    • 54 mpg
    • Low seat height

    An unintimidating slice of the bobber experience to A2 licence holders

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA CB500X (2022-on)

    New price: £6,349
    Used price: £6,000
    • 471cc
    • 46.9 bhp
    • 78.5 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Honda’s multiple MCN Award-winning A2 adventurer stops sharper and steers sweeter with latest updates

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 1 review)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • PIAGGIO VESPA GTS300 (2009-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,000 - £4,600
    • 278cc
    • 22 bhp
    • 70 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Blends classic Vespa style with bang-up-to-date performance, refinement and sophistication

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
    (from 5 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • KTM RC390 (2022-on)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £5,700
    • 373cc
    • 44 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    Taking on the challenges of the narrow, twisty, and very bumpy roads of the hills above the Ferrari home of Maranello at speed, doesn’t faze the RC390 one bit

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • HONDA CB500X (2019-2021)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £5,000 - £5,800
    • 471cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    A host of seemingly small engine and chassis upgrades, actually add up to a lot

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
    (from 15 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
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  • MOTO-GUZZI V7 (2021-on)

    New price: £8,000
    • 853cc
    • 64 bhp
    • 63 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Charismatic retro with largest and most powerful engine yet

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
    (from 5 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
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  • YAMAHA MT-03 (2020-on)

    New price: £5,300
    Used price: £3,200 - £5,200
    • 321cc
    • 41.4 bhp
    • 74 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Facelifted MT-03 gets more aggressive styling whilst retaining user-friendly appeal

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 1 review)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • KTM RC390 (2014-on)

    New price: £5,299
    Used price: £2,800 - £4,000
    • 373cc
    • 44 bhp
    • 82 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    After all these years the KTM RC390 is still the sharpest A2 licence weapon out there

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA CBR500R (2019-2021)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,200 - £6,300
    • 471cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    A2 licence holders will be chuffed when they discover just how dazzling 47bhp can be

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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