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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Levis V6 cafe racer

Levis unveils V6 Cafe Racer prototype

Resurrected British motorcycle brand Levis has unveiled their prototype V6 Cafe Racer with an engine that sounds “like three Harleys all firing together”. The first pre-production model will be at Salon Prive at Blenheim Palace, UK on August 30–September 1 and when it finally hits the market, possibly next year, the exotic bespoke bike will …

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Norton Motorcycles in Beak St, London levis crowd

Norton Motorcycles switches Aussie distributors

Norton Motorcycles UK has announced the change of its Australian distributors from NF Importers Pty Ltd to Brisbane Motorcycles based in Queensland. Brisbane Motorcycles managing director James Mutton says they have been retailing the bikes for some time from their Caboolture store and immediately will take over warranties, servicing and spares. He says they have the …

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Norton Dominator California - 650cc

Norton to make 650cc bikes in India

Norton Motorcycles has launched their new Dominator California (pictured above), signed a deal with India’s Kinetic Group to build 650cc motorcycles and plans on a scrambler and off-roader. Norton is one of many motorcycle manufacturers looking to do business in the world’s biggest motorcycle market. However, the latest move has many purists concerned that it …

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Norton V4 RR - 650cc models coming

Norton reveals limited edition V4 SS and RR

Norton has broken with tradition to release their first four-cylinder motorcycles, the limited-edition V4 SS and V4 RR models. The 200 V4 SS models are already sold out at £44,000 each (about $A74,000, $US55,000) while the 150 V4 RR models cost £28,000 each (about $A47,000, $US35,000). There is no word from Norton Australia on whether …

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Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited BSA - cagiva revival

BSA sold and may be revived

BSA could join the list of recently revived motorcycle brands including Bultaco, Brough, Hesketh, Matchless and Norton after Indian motor company Mahindra bought the British company for $A5.4m. BSA is currently just a brand that churns out motorcycle t-shirts and merchandise. But what will Mahindra do with the BSA brand? Will it be restored to …

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Norton V4

Norton V4 motorcycle coming soon

Norton has released a teaser video of its coming 1200cc V4 bike with the promise a full release on November 19 at Motorcycle Live 2016 in the UK. The video should get a mixed reaction from Norton fans keen to see more from the famed manufacturer, but bemused by a V4 design. The famed Birmingham …

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Norton at Rocker Classic Motorcycles

Rocker Classic Motorcycles offers service

Brisbane’s custom motorcycle scene has been driven by Rocker Classic Motorcycles since they opened in 2012, and now they are forging a name as a service centre. Owner Matt Jones says they moved from Nundah to bigger premises at 21 Beach St, Kippa Ring, late last year to attract more customers with their qualified team of mechanics. “Everyone …

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Norton Dominator SS

Norton to expand to eight models

Norton Motorcycles plans to increase its current single engine and four model line-up to three engine platforms and seven or eight models. The announcement comes after a £7.5 ($A16) million investment at the company’s Leicestershire headquarters, creating 600 new jobs. The investment includes a £4 ($A8) million Government grant. Norton currently has 100 staff making …

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