Friday, 16 March 2012

Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer, 2011

 
  Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer, 2011

Specifications
The Commando 961 Cafe Racer and the Commando 961 Sport are currently only available in the U.K. and will be made available internationally to purchase from your nearest Norton dealer in the near future.

Frame
  • - Frame: Steel tubular with integral oil tank
  • - Swing arm: Twin-sided steel construction
  • - Wheelbase: 1420mm (55.9 in)
  • - Rake: 24.5 degrees
  • - Trail: 99mm (3.9 in)
  • - Front suspension: 43mm Ohlins USD - Adjustable preload, compression & rebound damping.
  • - Rear suspension: Ohlins reservoir-style twin shocks - Adjustable ride height, reload, compression and rebound
  • - Front wheel: 36 spoke 3.50 x 17” Black Rim
  • - Rear wheel: 40 spoke 5.0 x 17” Black Rim
  • - Front tyre: 120/70 x 17”
  • - Rear tyre: 180/55 x 17”
  • - Front wheel travel: 115mm (4.53 in)
  • - Rear wheel travel: 100mm (3.94 in)
The Brakes & Hydraulics
  • - Front brakes: Full Brembo system, twin Brembo 320mm semi-floating hi carbon stainless steel discs & Brembo 4 piston radial callipers
  • - Rear brakes: Full Brembo system, single Brembo 220mm disc, Brembo 2 piston “Gold Line” calliper
  • - Brembo front brake master cylinder, with integral reservoir
  • - Brembo hydraulic clutch master cylinder, with integral reservoir
  • - Brembo rear brake master cylinder
  • - Brembo hydraulic clutch actuation slave cylinder
  • - Gear box: constant mesh 5 speed
  • - Final drive: 525 “O” ring chain
  • - Clutch: Wet multi-plate hydraulic lifter
  • - Electric start
The Transmission
  • - Gear box: constant mesh 5 speed
  • - Final drive: 525 “O” ring chain
  • - Clutch: Wet multi-plate
  • - Electric start Power Assembly
  • - Engine type: New engine developed by Norton and F1 engine builders, MCT of Oxfordshire, England. Parallel twin with push-rod valve actuation, dry sump, 3 bearing crank and balancer shaft.
  • - Displacement: 961cc
  • - Cooling system: Air
  • - Valve actuation: Push rod, 2 valves per cylinder
  • - Bore x stroke: 88mm x 79mm
  • - Compression ratio: 10.1:1
  • - Power: 80PS @ 6500RPM
  • - Torque: 90Nm @ 5200RPM
  • - Exhaust: Café Racer Sports Exhaust
  • - Ignition: Crank fired electronic
  • - Euro 3 compliant with electronic fuel injection and multiple 3 way catalytic converter
Electronics & Controls
  • - Charging system: 300 watt hi-output charging system
  • - Instrumentation: Norton electronic analogue speedo & tachometer
Miscellaneous
  • - Fuel tank capacity: 17 litres (4.5 US gallon)
  • - Dry weight: 188kg (414.5 lbs)
  • - Seat height: 813mm (32 in)
  • - Steering: Black anodised billet yokes
  • - Handlebars: Clip-on handlebars
  • - Bodywork: Café Racer Fly-Screen

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