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Motorcycle restriction rules for 'A limited' license

Hello, I own an A limited license (good for 35 kW) and would like to buy a Triumph Street Triple. The 2008 model (which I am interested in) has a power of 80 kW.
I know that in the EU with the A2 license, it is not possible to restrict a motorcycle with more than double the limit (35 kW * 2 = 70 kW). The new Street Triple are also sold on a 70 kW variant to accommodate for this rule.
My question is: would it be possible to restrict an 80 kW motorcycle to 35 kw and use it with an A limited license? I searched in Triumph's website and couldn't find any info regarding a 35 kw kit for this particular bike.
I know for certain that with the old rules, there was no such limit on power and saw lots of big bikes restricted to 25 kW, such as the Kawasaki Z800 and ninja 636. On Kawasaki's website, I also found this page which lists the available bikes to restrict on the A limited license. The list includes the Ninja ZX-6R 636, which has an unrestricted power of 96,4 kW. Does this mean that in Switzerland there is no such rule about the maximum unrestricted power, and it would be possible to restrict the bike from 80 to 35 kW?
Thanks in advance.
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