imited-edition Commando 961 Cafe Racer MKII

Norton unveils Breitling Commando 961

Norton Motorcycles has unveiled a limited-edition Commando 961 Cafe Racer MKII to mark its collaboration with Swiss watchmaker Breitling. The bike is one of just 77 and includes dials designed by the watchmaker, as well as signature “Bs” engraved on the clutch box and stitched into the seat.  Norton says the bike will officially launch …

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Norton Commando Street Norton Motorcycles NOT going bust!

Norton Motorcycles NOT going bust!

A British notice that Norton will be struck off the Register of Companies and dissolved is no cause for alarm, says Norton Motorcycles. “It’s a standard late-filing notice,” a company spokesperson told us. “We’re not going bust or indeed going anywhere.” Only last week the company posted the above social media photo of a beautiful  …

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James Mutton Norton Commando 961 Sport Mk II

Norton Motorcycles headed for big year

Norton Motorcycles is expected to improve reliability and spare parts availability as well as delivering important new models this year after two major cash injections. Australian importer James Mutton of Brisbane Motorcycles says he is expecting a big year from the handbuilt British brand. Some £4m in government funding has now flowed through to the company who …

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James Mutton Brisbane Motorcycles discounting

Big business discounting is ‘hurting motorcycling’

Big business pushing sales through discounting is hurting the motorcycle industry in Australia, says a motorcycle importer and multi-dealership owner. James Mutton is the dealer principal of two multiple-franchise dealerships (Brisbane Motorcycles in Windsor and Caboolture), the Australian importer of Norton Motorcycles and a former British Superbike racer. Most notably, he is the son of veteran …

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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 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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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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Norton V4

Norton plans 1200cc V4 and 650cc twin

Norton Motorcycles plans to break with tradition and produce bikes with a 1200cc V4 engine and smaller parallel twins, says design head Simon Skinner. The announcement comes after a £7.5 ($A16) million investment at the company’s Leicestershire headquarters last month, creating 600 new jobs. The investment includes a £4 ($A8) million Government grant. Norton Motorcycles announced it …

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