Legendary motobrend Norton provided samples of their products in Austria. The motorcycle was officially presented in the framework of motovylivka Bike-Austria in Tulln an der Donau.
Revived Norton a number of years produces beautiful exclusive machine, and releases the historic homeland of the brand in England. Large amounts of the question, this is actually the technique of manual work, plus the classical design and usage details the best producers – among other things, Brembo brakes, Ohlins dampers, etc.
At the exhibition in Austria, “Norton” for the first time shows the complete set of current models – Commando, Dominator V4 and RR, positioned as a quick and easy motorbike racing topper.
Sales Norton in Austria recently has been the company Congenia GmbH. It is already a quarter of a century on the market, and all this time specializiruetsya on motorcycles as a European importer of Russian motorcycle with sidecar and Ural dealer of Royal Enfield. Norton I hope that the participation of Austrians will promote growth of popularity of the brand in continental Europe.
The exhibition in Tulln, where you can admire the motorcycles Norton, takes place from 1 to 3 February.
Originally Norton was founded in 1898 in the UK Landsdowne James Norton (James Landsdowne Norton). The first motorcycle was made in 1902, the first production motorcycle in 1904, and in 1909, buyers are offered eight different models to choose from. For years, the motorcycles of this brand has dominated the famous rally track, the British Isle of man. In 1916 appeared the heretofore known logo Norton. In 1924, motorcycle Norton, Alec Bennett (Alec Bennett) won the race TT (Tourist Trophy) on the Isle of man, for the first time speeding faster than 100 km/h In 1940-1946 he more than a hundred thousand cars were produced for military needs. In the late 1960s and early 1970s the major commercial success enjoyed motorcycles series Commando (development began in 1966.) – revived recently. Latest motorcycle NortonCommando those ancient times, descended from the British line in 1976.
Despite the great success of its motorbike brand, Norton could not survive in the conditions of the British recession and flooding the market with cheaper and lower quality Japanese models. After the fall of the British motorcycle industry Norton brand has experienced several attempts at revivals in different countries. The current is considered to be the most successful – in 2008, British businessman Stuart garner (Stuart Garner) bought the rights to the Norton brand, in 2009 the company created a new modern motorcycle, which built a new factory at Donington Park, not far from the famous track, where recently was held a race at the Grand Prix of great Britain. Company Garner Of Norton Racing Ltd. quite quickly developed a new racing bike with a rotary engine. And before the wide audience was presented a new road bike.
Now in the line of Norton – several modifications of the Commando motorcycle (Sport, Cafe Racer and California), Dominator, V4 RR and Atlas (in versions of Nomad and Ranger). The spread of European prices on Norton motorcycles from 13 900 in Atlas Nomad 45 900 RR for V4.