Do you want to drive a motorcycle with a B license? Then this article is for you. We discuss what you should pay attention to in order to ride motorcycles with a B license and present a selection of models available on the market.
Table of Contents
1 Driving motorcycles with a B license
2 Can I drive motorcycles with a category B license?
3 What motorcycles can I drive with the B license?
DRIVING MOTORCYCLES WITH LICENSE B
A category B license entitles you to drive motor vehicles, ie vehicles for the road transport of people and goods, with a maximum authorized mass of less than 3.5 t, with a number of passengers not exceeding 8 people, excluding the driver. It can carry a trailer with a mass of up to 750 kg. In addition, this card entitles you to drive:
Motorcycles with a cylinder capacity equal to or less than 50 cm³ and category I agricultural vehicles;
Motorcycles with a cylinder capacity equal to or less than 125 cm³, with a maximum power of 11 kW and a power-to-weight ratio not exceeding 0.1 kW per kilogram, and tricycles with a power of less than 15 kW; if the holder is over 25 years old.
Tricycles with a power exceeding 15 kW; if the holder is over 21 years old.
Category B1 vehicles;
Light industrial machinery;
Type I and II agricultural vehicles (with due training action).
CAN I DRIVE MOTORCYCLES WITH A CATEGORY B LICENSE?
Yes. There are a variety of brands and models of motorcycles on the market that can be driven with a B license. See the selection below of the most recent models of scooters and motorcycles of different types on the Portuguese market.
WHAT MOTORCYCLES CAN I DRIVE WITH THE B LICENSE?
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Current scooters on the market:
Yamaha NMAX 125. The NMAX model is on sale for €3,125 in red, blue, and gray with a new sporty design. The 125 cm³ engine delivers 9 kW at 8,000 rpm and consumes 2.2 l/100 km. It has a smart key system, disc brakes with front and rear ABS, and many other extras.
Honda PCX 125. The new PCX 125 is available in white, red, black, and silver. It is available from €3,150. It has a 125 cm³ engine that delivers a maximum power of 9.2 kW at 8,750 rpm. It has a fuel consumption of 2.1 l/100. It has LED lights, heated grips, an immobilizer, and a USB socket.
Piaggio Medley 125. It is available for €3,600 in black, gray, and blue. The 125 cm³ engine delivers 11 kW at 8,750 rpm, consumes 2.4 l/100 km, and meets the EURO 5 standard. It works with a start & stop system, which makes it more efficient. It has ABS and other extras.
Vespa Sprint 125. With a classic design and is available from €5,166 in white, yellow, red, and black. They have a 124 cm³ engine with a maximum power of 8.1 kW at 8,000 rpm. It consumes around 2.5 l/100 km and complies with the EURO 5 standard. It has an ABS system on the front tyre.
Yamaha XMAX 125. It is available from €5,195 in two shades of grey. It has an engine with 124.66 cm³ and a maximum power of 9 kW at 8,000 rpm. It has a fuel consumption of 2.4 l/100 km in accordance with the EURO 5 standard. It has LED headlights, keyless ignition, and variable valve actuation, as well as other extras.
Honda Forza 125. It is a reissue of the model that has become popular since its introduction in 2015. On sale from €5,200 in red, blue, grey, silver, and black. It has a 124.9 cm³ engine with a maximum power of 10.7 kW at 8,750 rpm. It consumes around 2.3 l/100 km and satisfies EURO 5 certification. It has LED lights, heated grips, an immobilizer, and many other extras.
Seat MÓ 125. This electric scooter is available for around €6,700. The electric motor delivers 9 kW of maximum power. It has a range of around 137 km and has on-site CO2 emissions. It has two USB sockets, LED lighting, and a removable battery. This makes loading easier. The battery charges in 6 to 8 hours using a domestic socket.
Vespa Elettrica 70 km/h . Of classic design, but with very modern propulsion. Available from €7,290 in yellow, silver, blue, and black. It has an electric motor that delivers a maximum power of 4 kW and a torque of 200 Nm. Battery life is 1000 cycles and recharge time is 4 hours. It has an energy recovery system and reaches a maximum speed of 70 km/h. No local CO2 emissions.
Fun, off-road, naked, and supersport motorcycles currently on the market:
Brixton Crossfire 125 XS. This cool motorcycle model is on sale for around €2,399. It has a 125 cm³ engine and generates a maximum of 11 kW at 8,500 rpm. It has a consumption of approximately 2.4 l/100 km. It reaches a speed of around 105 km/h.
Suzuki GSX-S125A. This sporty model is available for €3,999 in yellow, blue, and black. It has a 124 cm³ engine that delivers 11 kW at 10,000 rpm. It consumes around 2.4 l/100 km, meets the EURO 5 standard, and reaches a top speed of around 120 km/h. It has 6 speeds, ABS, and LED lighting.
Aprilia RX 125. With a displacement of 124.2 cm³, this off-road motorcycle delivers 11 kW at 10,000 rpm and is available for around €4,235 in red and black. It consumes around 2.6 l/100 km and is EURO 5 homologated. It reaches a top speed of around 115 km/h. It has ABS.
Suzuki GSX-R125A. This Suzuki is on sale for €4,499. It is available in metallic blue. The 124 cm³ engine generates 11 kW at 10,000 rpm, consumes 2.4 l/100 km, and reaches over 110 km/h. They have ABS, LED lighting, and an LCD dashboard.
Honda CB125R. This 125 cm³ version is on sale for €4,690 in 4 different colors. The maximum output power is 11 kW at 10,000 rpm. It consumes around 2.2 l/100 km. It reaches a top speed of approximately 105 km/h. It has an LED taillight and an LCD screen.
Yamaha XSR125. This retro Yamaha model is available for €4,695. Its 124 cm³ engine generates a maximum of 11 kW at 10,000 rpm. It has a consumption of approximately 2.1 l/100 km and reaches a top speed of around 102 km/h. It has an LED headlight and LCD instruments.
Kawasaki Ninja 125 MY. This reissue of the classic is available for around €5,195 in the green and black color combination. The vehicle has a 125 cm³ engine, delivers a power of 11 kW at 10,000 rpm, and reaches a maximum speed of over 100 km/h. It consumes around 2.5 l/100 km. It has a digital instrument panel, ABS, and sports suspension.
KTM 125 Duke. This KTM model is available for around €5,645. Its 124.7 cm³ engine delivers a maximum of 11 kW. It consumes 2.4 l/100 km. It reaches a top speed of around 114 km/h. It has an LED taillight, a modern instrument panel, and ABS.