The NORTON COMMANDO — Pure Visual Bliss

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Norton 961/SS Commando

The NORTON COMMANDO — Visual Bliss

It took 2 from the prototype in 2005 to the model of 2007. Mr. Dreer prominence with the development of the Norton Commando VR 880 in the late . When his hand-built Norton VR880 was featured in Cycle in 1999 . he responded by producing 50 of the classics. Then, in 2002, America begins development of the Norton 952 Commando .

To compare it the older model, the most change is the motor. The crankcase is now split and the powerplant is now of unit compared to the older version like all British bikes had a gearbox. Although the parallel remains similar, the internals are all viz. crank, cylinder etc. Ofcourse the older was having 836cc displacement to 952cc in its present incarnation.

Fed by a pair of 39mm Keihin this new with 88mm x of the 961cc engine produces 80 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 65 lb-ft of at 5200 rpm. Carrying the of the legend are the frame of welded steel tubing and an aluminum The chassis geometry is also with each bike a 24.5-degree rake, 4.0 inches of and a 56.5-inch wheelbase.

The fuel tank is 4.5 gallons and the height is at 32 inches. The base 961 comes equipped with a non-adjustable fork and preload-adjustable rear shocks for suspension braking duties are carried out up by twin 320mm rotors two-piston calipersand in the back by a 240mm rotor works with a two-piston caliper.

The wheels are spoked steel the legend’s aura and it adds to the bike’s image, with and 180/55ZR-17 Michelin Pilot tires.The sportier 961S an upgraded suspension and higher brakes. Its 43mm fork and shocks are three-way adjustable and its are supplied by Brembo. The front a pair of

320mm rotors gripped four-piston calipers while the brake consists of a 240mm and a twin-piston caliper. Instead of steel wheels, the 961S cast aluminum in the same Michelin Pilot Powers the Michelin Pilot Roads. upgrades, and the adoption of a solo manage to shave 15 lbs off of the 961’s 430-lb dry weight. The Commando Series (961SS) takes the upgrades one step further.

You have the BST carbon fiber that are as light as they are so are the fully adjustable Ohlins Rest of the components are in tune the Sports series.

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Actuation: Push rod, lifter, two valves per cylinder

x … Compression ratio: 88 mm X 79 mm

Horsepower Torque: 80 rear @ 6500RPM 65 foot pounds @

Ignition: Crank fired

Carburetors: Twin 39mm FCR

Gearbox: 5 speed

Final 520 O ring chain

Norton 961/SS Commando

Clutch: Cush drive

Primary drive: Direct drive

Frame material arm: 4130 chromoly with Formed Aluminum

Rake Trail: 56.5, degrees 4

Front Rear 43mm Ohlins RSU — preload, compression, and rebound Ohlins reservoir-style twin — Adjstable ride preload, compression, and rebound

Front Rear wheel: X 17 BST Carbon Fiber 5.50 X 17 BST Fiber

Front Rear 120/70 X 17 Michelin Pilot 180/55 X 17 Michelin Pilot

Front Rear rotors: 320mm semi-floating hi carbon steel Brembo 220mm rotor

Front Rear calipers: 4 piston Gold Line 2 piston Gold Line

Norton 961/SS Commando
Norton 961/SS Commando
Norton 961/SS Commando
Norton 961/SS Commando
Norton 961/SS Commando
Norton 961/SS Commando


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