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

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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Norton at Rocker Classic Motorcycles

Norton finds new home at Rocker store

The return of the Norton motorcycle looks like being a success, judging by the pre-sales orders at Rocker Classic Motorcycles. Brisbane’s first of the new-age custom bike shops is the Queensland retailer for the iconic British marque and owner Matt Jones says they have pre-sold their full first shipment of six Commando 961s arriving in the …

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Norton Dominator SS

Norton unveils Dominator SS

As the revamped Norton Motorcycles are about to arrive in Australia, the venerable British motorcycle manufacturer has announced a new limited edition model. Only 200 Dominator SS models will be produced in 2015 with 50 reserved for the UK market and 150 for the rest of the world. Pricing will be announced when it is …

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Norton Cafe Racer

Norton Motorcycles now ready for Australia

It has taken almost 18 months, but the new Norton Commando motorcycles are about to ship to Australia from $29,990 through dealers in most states. NF Importers, the Australian and New Zealand distributor for Norton Motorcycles, announced in July last year that they would bring the gorgeous bikes in “by early 2014”. However, the process has …

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Brough Superior SS100

Brough Superior returns to showrooms

British motorcycling is making a comeback with brands like Brough Superior, Norton, Ariel and Matchless back on the showroom floors. READ ABOUT THE NEW MATCHLESS We’ve known about the new Brough Superior SS100 for a year, but it is only now production ready. The 90th anniversary version of the Brough Superior SS100 on which T.E. Lawrence …

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