Norton Commando 750 Fastback (1968-70)

The Norton Commando 750 Fastback motorcycle was produced from 1968 to 1970. It has a four-stroke, parallel twin-cylinder engine with a capacity of 745cc and a compression ratio of 9.0:1. The bike is air-cooled, with induction through two ~A30mm Amal concentric carburetors and ignition from a 12V alternator. The Commando 750 Fastback comes equipped with both electric and kick starting options, and can output a maximum of 58 hp (43 kW) at 6800 rpm. The four-speed transmission uses a chain final drive, and the bike has telescopic forks and dual rear shocks that are five-way adjustable. Front and rear drum brakes are both twin leading shoe, with diameters of ~A203mm and ~A178mm, respectively. The bike has 19-inch tires in both the front and rear, with dimensions of 4.10-19. The overall length of the Commando 750 Fastback is 2220mm (87.5 in), with a width of 660mm (26 in) and a wheelbase of 1441mm (56.75 in). The seat height is 863.6mm (34 in) and the dry weight is 190kg (420 lbs). The fuel capacity is 10 litres (2.6 US gal), and the top speed can reach 187 km/h (116 mph).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Norton Commando 750 Fastback

Year: 1968 – 70

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, push rod, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 745 cc / 45.5 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 73 x 89 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 2 x ~A30mm Amal concentric carburetors
Ingnition: 12V, alternator
Starting: Electric and kick
Max Power: 58 hp / 43 kW @ 6800 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, 5-way adjustable
Front Brakes: ~A203 mm Drum, twin leading shoe
Rear Brakes: ~A178 mm Dum, twin leading shoe

Front Tyre: 4.10-19
Rear Tyre: 4.10-19
Dimensions: Length 2220 mm / 87.5 in Width 660 mm / 26 in
Wheelbase: 1441 mm / 56.75 in
Seat Height: 863.6 mm / 34 in
Dry Weight: 190 kg / 420 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 10 Litres / 2.6 US gal
Top Speed: 187 km/h / 116 mph

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