The New Norton: Classic Style and Classic Engineering With Modern Components…

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The New Norton: Classic Style and Engineering With Modern

The great motorcycle name has seen several starts and since the original went out of decades ago. The classic of a Norton Commando (frequently, an attractive, shapely young draped over it) is still in the minds of many older Norton is finally back in a way.

The new Commando 961 (available as a a Cafe Racer, pictured and in a Sport version) utilizes a frame, modern Ohlins and top line Brembo brakes with an air-cooled, pushrod twin engine displacing 961 cc. claims 80 horsepower at 6500 rpm with quite ample from the classically designed

Modern fuel injection compliance with current standards, and the bike, already in Europe, should be here in the for sale sometime next Follow this link to the Norton Motorcycles’ web site for details and a look at the other – .

MD Readers Respond:

The discussion of economical bikes is as in Europe until

recently used such things in numbers, generally they a

reasonable capacity low revving big I have 50 year old Norton

pretty well satisfies the with today’s technology is

very feasible. I believed military makes just the now, a 650

diesel Kawasaki, test one of them, job done.

Ah, heck… sign me up, I’m in! Black please. Chris

love the of the new Commando, and I especially appreciate using an actual air-cooled twin rather than a engine that is gussied up to like one (and with all the clutter that entails). a very clean-looking and classic

I do wonder if the modern suspension and as well as the stickiness of modern tires, will wind up steel cradle frame and the whole thing to act like a of spaghetti when it gets Hope not. I’m looking to reading your riding should you guys ever get enough to get your grubby on one! Tom

I owned both a 1968 750 Fastback, which I bought for and

Norton water-cooled Classic
Norton water-cooled Classic

built up from bits in boxes, and a new 1971 Commando 750

The ’71 was tricked out cafe style Dunstall exhaust, rear

and clip-ons. I loved both but they were real

hogs, leaked freely, and unreliable. In spite of meticulous

the ’71 threw a rod 1500 miles home, which disillusioned me

that I sold it and eventually on to a soul-less GpZ750.

I have several street bikes the years, and lots of dirt

I gave up street riding 10 ago, but this new Norton

get me back on the pavement if the price lower. 300 watts of DC! I

Norton water-cooled Classic
Norton water-cooled Classic

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