We are delighted to announce that Norton Motorcycles are heading down under. We are working closely with a Fraser Motorcycles Group Company to homologate and distribute our Norton 961 Commando range throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Following the successful shipment of the first Canadian bikes last week along with Japan and North America’s first bikes being shipped imminently, we continue to open new markets. Australia and New Zealand are an exciting addition to our Distribution network and offer an excellent prospect as we’ve received enormous levels of interest.
Over the coming months our Design and Engineering department will ensure the 961 Commando range is fully homologated within the Australia Design Rules, whilst our partners at Fraser Motorcycles Group will develop … Read More
The very first batch of bikes are exported today. Peter Howes, President of Norton Canada is here at the factory sending the bikes on their way. Norton are back in Canada after some 30 years… Further new territories opening in coming weeks, fantastic to be getting these hand built British bikes exported around the world.… Read More
After the race team had a hectic time at the TT races, the factory kept busy throughout. The whole team were flat out hand building 961 Commando bikes. Pictured is a real eye catcher, a stunning 961 Cafe Racer in Yellow with hand polished engine cases and you can just make out the Carbon fibre Rear Hugger. Sure to be a real head turner!… Read More
Norton return from a successful 2013 TT, factory riders Ian Mackman and Dan Hegarty did a great job under wet and difficult conditions in first practice week. In the first Superbike race aboard the all new Norton SG2 ‘Mackers’ had an amazing race and came home with 18th place securing a bronze replica trophy. ‘Hegatron’ had to pull in after 4 laps with a locked caliper due to stones, very disappointing after a strong race. With more testing required on the engine side we went into the Senior race with standard road spec engines. Both riders did us proud and after some 240 miles of race distance both bikes finished having set lap times in the 122mph bracket, a truly … Read More