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 Motorcycles 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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Classic motorcycle

Ariel joins list of revived motorcycles

Bultaco, Brough, Matchless and Hesketh are famous motorcycle brands that have recently been revived. Now add the venerable British brand, Ariel, to that list. It seems everything old is new again and brands such as Norton are enjoying a revival in limited-edition rather than mass production. Similarly, Ariel, which was sold to BSA in 1951 …

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Ol' School Garage showroom

Ol’ School Garage turns to custom bikes

It might be because they are next door to the now-closed Hells Angels clubhouse, or it could be that owner Leon Betts loves vehicles with mechanical muscle, but the self-confessed revhead is planning to add classic motorcycles and custom bikes to his Ol’ School Garage. CHECK OUT OUR PAGE OF PHOTOS His custom car showroom has …

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Norton confirmed for 2014

Norton motorcycles are coming to Australia early next year. The company has announced Fraser Motorcycles Group will import the iconic British brand into Australia and New Zealand. Joanne Hedley, spokeswoman for Fraser Motorcycles which also imports Ducati, confirmed they would bring in the three 961 Commando models “by early 2014”. She says pricing and the …

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Norton 961 SF

Norton coming to Australia

Norton motorcycles could soon be available in Australia. The company announced it is in discussions with Fraser Motorcycles Group which imports Ducati into Australia and New Zealand. Their statement says they are working with the company to homologate and distribute the Norton 961 Commando range in the two countries. “Following the successful shipment of the …

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