Norton Commando 961 cafe racer (2016-17)

The Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer MKII is a motorcycle model from 2016-17 with a 961 cc parallel twin engine that has a capacity of 58.6 cubic inches. It has a compression ratio of 10.1:1, air cooling, and a dry sump lubrication system. The fuel injection system is electronic, and the bike starts with an electric ignition. The bike has a maximum power of 80 horsepower at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 90 Nm at 5200 rpm. The clutch is wet multi-plate with hydraulic lifter, and the transmission is constant mesh with five speeds. The bike has a chain final drive with a 525 “O” ring. The frame is tubular steel with an integral oil tank, and the front suspension is adjustable with an ~43 mm Ohlins USD, while the rear suspension is adjustable with an Ohlins reservoir-style twin shock. The front brakes have two 320 mm fully-floating high carbon stainless steel discs with four-piston Brembo radially mounted calipers, while the rear brake has one 220 mm disc with a two-piston Brembo caliper. The bike has a 24.5 degree rake and a 99 mm trail, with a wheelbase of 1420 mm and a seat height of 813 mm. The dry weight of the bike is 188 kg, and the fuel capacity is 17 liters or 4.5 US gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Norton Commando 961 Caf~A(c) Racer MKII

Year: 2016 – 17

Engine: Parallel twin, push rod, hydraulic lifter, 2 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 961 cc / 58.6 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 79 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.1:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Exhaust: Caf~A(c) Sports exhaust, Euro 3 compliant
Induction: Fuel injected
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 59.7 kW / 80 hp @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque: 90 Nm / 9.2 kgf-m / 65 ft-lb @ 5200 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi-plate with hydraulic lifter
Transmission: 5 Speed, constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain, 525 “O” ring

Frame: Tubular steel with integral oil tank
Front Suspension: ~A43 mm ~Ahlins USD, adjustable preload, compression, and rebound damping.
Front Wheel Travel: 115 mm / 4.53 in
Rear Suspension: ~Ahlins reservoir-style twin shocks, adjustable ride height, preload, compression, and rebound damping.
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.94 in
Front Brakes: Brembo 2 x ~A320 mm fully-floating high carbon stainless steel discs, 4 piston Brembo radially mounted calipers. Brembo front brake master cylinder with integral reservoir
Rear Brakes: Brembo single ~A220 mm disc, 2 piston caliper. Brembo rear brake master cylinder
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17, 36 spoke
Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17, 40 spoke
Front Tyre: 120/70 -17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 -17
Rake: 24.5 degrees
Trail: 99 mm / 3.9 in
Wheelbase: 1420 mm / 55.9 in
Seat Height: 813 mm / 32 in
Dry Weight: 188 kg / 415 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.5 US gal

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