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How much is a Norton Commando?

How much is a Norton Commando?

Norton Commando 961 Sport Mk II

Price: $32,990 plus on-road costs
Transmission: Chain
Clutch: Wet multi-plate hydraulic lifter
Driveline: Constant mesh
Emissions: 3 way catalytic converter.

Who is the owner of the Norton 961 Commando?

The Norton 961/SS Commando is a motorcycle that was produced by Norton Motorcycles, the Oregon based company that bought the rights to the Norton brand name. Owner Kenny Dreer progressed from restoring and upgrading Norton Commandos to producing whole machines. He modernised the design and in the early 2000s went into production of the VR880.

Where is the Norton Commando cafe racer made?

His company, Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd, established a new factory at Donington Park, Leicestershire in 2008 to manufacture a new Commando model, designed by Simon Skinner. There are three models in the new Commando range: a limited edition of 200 Commando 961 SEs, a Cafe Racer and a Sport model.

What kind of engine does a Norton Commando have?

In March 2010 Norton shipped the first new Norton Commando for over 30 years; and by mid-April 2010 the Company was shipping 5-10 new machines per week. The engine is a 961 cc fuel-injected air-cooled ohv 270° parallel-twin that produces 79 bhp (59 kW).

What kind of brakes does a 961 SF have?

The 961 SF and Café Racer variants have always been fitted with top notch suspension and brakes and as these have improved, they’re now fitted to the MkII versions which feature the latest radially-mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers, now finished in graphite, compared to the gold two-piece radial Brembos fitted to earlier versions.

It captures that basic formula of motorcycling that many of us love. No distracting electronic wizardry here….Norton Commando 961 Sport Mk II.

Price: $32,990 plus on-road costs
Power: 58.4kW @ 6500rpm
Torque: 90Nm @ 5200rpm
Compression: 10.0:1
Bore x stroke: 88.0 x 79.0 mm (3.5 x 3.1 inches)

Can you still buy Norton motorcycles?

Norton Motorcycles has been sold to Indian motorcycle giant TVS Motor Company in a £16million cash deal that will see manufacturing remain in the UK, while those who paid deposits will finally receive their bikes.

How fast is a Norton Commando?

Norton Commando

1973 Commando 850
Manufacturer Norton-Villiers
Also called SS, Hi-Rider, 850 Roadster, 850 Interstate
Engine 745 and 828 cc (45.5 and 50.5 cu in) air-cooled OHV parallel-twin
Top speed 115 mph (185 km/h) (750)

Is Norton going out of business?

The famous British motorbike company Norton Motorcycles has gone into administration. The Leicestershire firm was reportedly struggling to pay a tax bill and faced a winding-up order. Founded in 1898, Norton is one of the last remaining British motorcycle brands and best known for its involvement in motorsport.

How much is a Norton 850 Commando worth?

**Figure based on a stock 1975 Norton Commando 850 Hi-Rider valued at $7,600 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.

How much does a Norton Commando 961 cost?

Norton is back and has an interesting three-bike line-up to attract fans of this famed British marquee. The base model is the Commando 961 Sport that figures on the price sheet at £13,995 and stops at £15,995 for the 961 SF.

Are Norton Motorcycles any good?

Despite being a cobble job, the bike was actually brilliant to ride. While Honda were selling shiploads of sohc, 5-speed, electric start, disc-braked four potters, Norton won the MCN Machine Of The Year award for lots of years. Not bad for a pushrod, 4-speed, foot start, drum-braked twin.

Who owns Norton now?

TVS Motor Company
Associated Motor CyclesNorton Villiers Triumph
Norton Motorcycle Company/Parent organizations

What is a 1972 Norton Commando worth?

Restored Combat – 1972 Norton Commando Roadster Post-Sale Update: This Combat Commando sold for $12,590 after 42 bids on eBay.

Who bought Norton?

TVS Motor Company
TVS Motor Company announced the successful acquisition of the iconic British motorcycle brand, Norton. TVS entered an all-cash deal of GBP 16 million, to acquire certain assets of Norton Motorcycles.

What is the best British motorcycle?

The 10 Greatest British Motorcycle Brands in History

  • 1 / 10. Vincent. For motorcycle lovers, the Vincent name resonates with nostalgia.
  • 2 / 10. Triumph.
  • 3 / 10. Royal Enfield.
  • 4 / 10. BSA.
  • 5 / 10. Norton.
  • 6 / 10. Brough Superior.
  • 7 / 10. Velocette.
  • 8 / 10. Matchless.

Are Norton Commandos reliable?

The performance is notably better, more reliable and the disc brake fitted Commandos are far more common than the earlier drum models.