Norton Commando 961 Sport (2018)

The Norton Commando 961 Sport (2018) is a modern classic motorcycle that features a parallel twin engine with a capacity of 961 cc and a max power of 80 hp at 6500 rpm. It is fuel injected and has electronic ignition, as well as a wet multi-plate clutch and a 5-speed constant mesh transmission. The motorcycle has Brembo brakes, with 2 fully-floating high carbon stainless steel discs and a single disc, and utilizes a chain final drive. It has a tubular steel frame with an integral oil tank, and adjustable suspension and ride height. The motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1420 mm and a seat height of 813 mm, with a dry weight of 188 kg and a fuel capacity of 17 L. Its retro styling combined with modern technology makes it an interesting and attractive option for riders seeking a classic look with contemporary performance.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Norton Commando 961 Sport MKII

Year: 2018 –

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: Multiple 3 way catalytic converter, 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
Rake: 24.5 degrees
Trail: 99 mm / 3.9 in
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 “Gold Line” Brembo radially mounted calipers. Brembo “Gold Line” front brake master cylinder with integral reservoir
Rear Brakes: Brembo single ~A220 mm disc, 2 piston “Gold Line” caliper. Brembo rear brake master cylinder
Front Wheel: 3.50 x 17″, 36 spoke, stainless steel polished rim
Rear Wheel: 5.50 x 17″, 40 spoke, stainless steel polished rim
Front Tyre: 120/70 -17″
Rear Tyre: 180/55 -17″
Wheelbase: 1420 mm / 55.9 in
Seat Height: 813 mm / 32 in
Dry Weight: 188 kg / 415 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 L / 4.5 US gal

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