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TAG : classic norton motorcycles

Mercury Rising: Norton’s Forgotten Featherbed

Norton Mercury 650 Years produced: 1969-1970 Power: 47hp @ 6,800rpm Top Speed: 110 mph est. Engine: 646cc (68mm x 89mm) air-cooled, OHV parallel twin Transmission: Chain primary, wet multiplate clutch, 4-speed, chain final drive Weight/MPG: 408lb dry/NA Price now: $4,000-$12,000 When ...

The Approachable Nortons

Norton’s tie-up with respected U.K. automotive engineering firm Ricardo has resulted in an all-new V4 engine. It’s the first clean-sheet 4-stroke performance model the famous company has made since the 1970s. Computer-designed and painstakingly developed, it is Norton’s new platform off ...

Norton Motorcycles Moves to Donington Hall

Historic Donington Hall to serve as Norton Motorcycles new world headquarters and manufacturing facilitiesNorton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd. announced that it has completed the purchase of historic Donington Hall, which will serve as its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing ...

Install a Ventura Bike Pack System on a Norton

The Ventura Bike Pack System installed on a 1974 Norton 850 Commando.We’ve wanted to check out a Ventura Bike Pack System ever since we first heard about it a few years ago. While the majority of riders do their motorcycle touring on newer machines, there are still plenty of owners and riders ...

Ken Peters’ 1973 Norton 850 Commando

Friend of the magazine Ken Peters is the owner of the lovely 1973 Norton 850 Commando featured in this video. Ken bought the Norton in the 1980s when he was living in San Francisco, rebuilt the engine and then piled on the miles. I met Ken when he moved back to the Midwest, when I still had my ...

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