Norton Atlas Ranger Nomad wait

Long wait for new Norton Atlas models

Customers who have put in orders for the two new hand-built Norton Atlas 650cc models are set for a long wait for delivery. The Atlas Nomad cafe racer and Ranger scrambler will not hit the assembly line until early Northern Hemisphere summer 2019. And even then they will only be built for the UK market, says Norton International Dealer Manager Lee …

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Norton Superlight

Norton adds Superlight 650 racer

Just a week after Norton launched the 650cc Atlas Nomad cafe racer and Ranger scrambler, they have added the Superlight road-legal racer. While the Nomad will sell for £9995 (about $A17,700, $US12,750) and the Ranger for £11,995 ($A21,250, $US15,300), the Norton Superlight will sell for about £19,950 ($A35,350, $US25,500). That’s a lot for a 650cc bike, but …

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Jawa Classic Legends

Jawa Classic Legends unveiled in India

Jawa Motorcycles are back with a retro vengeance with the unveiling of three new Classic Legends models in India. Unfortunately, owners Mahindra Motorcycles are only licensed by the original Czech Jawa company to make and sell the bikes in India. However, we believe that could change in the next few years if these are successful. …

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Norton Atlas Ranger Nomad wait

Norton reveals Atlas Nomad and Ranger

Norton has unveiled a surprise with not one, but two Atlas 650cc models – the cafe racer Nomad and the Ranger scrambler. The bikes go on sale as early as this weekend in the UK for £9995 (Nomad) and £11,995 (Ranger). There is no word of export schedules or overseas pricing yet. Since the Norton Commando 961 …

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Malaguti RST125

80-year-old Malaguti brand returns

Over the past few years we have seen old motorcycle brands return to the market and more to come including little-known 80-year-old Italian brand Malaguti. Brands that have returned include Bultaco, Brough, Hesketh, Levis, Matchless and Norton and there are several more to come including Jawa, Cagiva and BSA. Now Austrian KSR Group has announced at the …

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tweet Norton Atlas scrambler missing date

Tweet teases Norton Atlas Scrambler

A video Tweet has emerged of old Norton scramblers with the words “to be continued” at the end, hinting that the British manufacturer will soon unveil its Atlas 650cc scrambler. It’s not a hoax as the Tweet comes from Norton Motorcycles CEO and owner Stuart Garner. All new Norton, coming soon.. pic.twitter.com/j7NJ8dggaZ — Stuart Garner (@norton_ceo) …

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CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

British small-scale motorcycle manufacturer CCM may export its Spitfire range of single-cylinder machines to Australia along with other countries. CCM started as Clews Competition Machines 47 years ago and has had multiple international successes in motocross, flat-track, trials, supermoto, and road racing competition. In recent years they have produced limited-edition motorcycles that have attracted a …

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All images courtesy: www.mondialmoto.it Mondial V5 superbike

MondialMoto plans first V5 road bike

The famed Italian motorcycle name Mondial will return to the market in 2019, not as the original F.B. Mondial, but as MondialMoto with a 200hp 1000cc V5 road bike. MondialMoto claims the bike will “suck enough air into its cylinders to drain a bathtub in half-a-second”! V5 Superbike It will feature a 75.5 degree engine, …

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Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 svarptilen

Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 a ‘hard sell’

The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 (“white arrow” in Swedish) will make you rethink what you believe about single-cylinder motorcycles. Yes the liquid-cooled 692.7cc single buzzes at high revs and feels lumpy if under-revved, but with two balancer shafts, 55kW of power and weighing only 157kg, it feels more like a twin. Still, Husqvarna Australia is going …

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