Norton returns, the name synonymous with the British sport motorcycling culture, and a brand that added so many enduring names to the motorcycle lexicon – Commando, Dominator, and of course Norton Manx whose fame was gained while dominating world Gran Prix road racing for decades.
The Norton Commando 961 Sport is a true classic reinvented. 43mm upside down forks give the 961 Sport MkII an even better ride quality and more feel for the rider, while combining classic and modern style. The Commando 961 Sport oozes Iconic British styling that never grows old, with modern engineering techniques. The Commando 961 is inspired by the popular classic cafe racers of the 60’s.
The Commando draws power from a 961cc fuel-injected, air-cooled, parallel-twin engine which produces a max power of 80PS at 6500rpm and a peak torque of 90Nm at 5200rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
– Engine: 961cc, Twin, four-stroke
– Power: 80 hp@6500 Rpm
– Torque: 90 Nm@5200 Rpm
– Bore x Stroke: 88.0 x 79.0 mm
– Transmission: 5-Speed
– Final Drive: Chain
– Front Suspension: 43mm Ohlins RWU
– Rear Suspension: Ohlins reservoir-style twin shocks
– Classic looks
– Comfortable and aesthetic.
– Good handling
– Quality chassis
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