google news


Norton to field two bikes at the 2013 Tourist Trophy

22 April, 2020
British manufacturer Norton has confirmed its participation to the 2013 Tourist Trophy, but this time around they will go to the Isle of Man with two SG1 bikes: one for the confirmed Ian ‘Mackers’ Mackman and the other for new…

Happy 90th birthday Geoff Duke /video

15 April, 2020
Today, March 29, 2013, Geoff Duke celebrates his 90th birthday. The legendary British rider, who dominated the scene in the early 50s with six world titles between 350 and 500 cc (including the ‘double‘ in 1951 with Norton and three…

Heiwa Motorcycle: Japanese style and English glory

12 April, 2020
Who said that the Japanese can only make Japanese bikes? Our oriental friends have always been estimators of European motorcycles such as BMW, Ducati, Gilera and Guzzi, not to mention their passion for American bikes like Harley-Davidson, for which crazy.…

Norton's coup: Pierre Terblanche

9 April, 2020
Pierre Terblanche, the famed motorcycle designer will be putting his brilliant skills to work for Norton Motorcylces and will head their product development and design department.Terblanche the former head designer for Ducati, credited for designing such models as the Supermono,…

Norton motorcycles export plans

7 April, 2020
It’s a mixed motorcycle news day as reports of the continuing economic crisis and its effect on the European motorcycle market continue (Italy’s July motorcycles sales for 2011 are down 23 percent on last year), but now we get the…

Norton Motorcycles and Gucci video

4 April, 2020
The flaming wheels of the Norton Motorcycle in this ad are only really a small part of the Gucci Guilty commercial - the rest doesn’t leave much to the imagination to be perfectly honest. But it seems motorcycles are coming…

Norton John Player Replica by Peter Williams Motorcycles

2 April, 2020
40 years ago, rider/designer Peter Williams won the 1973 TT F750 with the ‘revolutionary’ - for those times - Norton John Player Special, basically the first racer with a monocoque frame, and now the man responsible for the birth and…

Norton buys Donington Hall

31 March, 2020
How very Downton Abbey. Norton Motorcycles has announced that they will moving their facilities from the Donington Park circuit to the historic Donington Hall estate and its 25 acres grounds, which is located in the Grand Prix Circuit racing complex.Norton…

Norton Commando 961 gets + People fashion makeover

28 March, 2020
Ahead of the 2012 Motor Bike Expo that takes place in Verona from January 20th to 22th, Motocicli Speciali of Cremona, Norton’s official importer in Italy has teamed up high end fashion brand + People created by Pier spa of…

Motorcycle pic of the day: Norton V4 MotoGP rendering

26 March, 2020
One of the rumors that rocked during last summer’s racing hiatus was that Norton was working on a MotoGP bike, and they even signed a tentative agreement with Dorna about placing two bikes on the grid in 2012 when CRT…

New Norton racing bikes back to Isle of Man TT

22 March, 2020
Norton will be back to motorcycle racing next year with a brand new Norton superbike fitted with a Wankel engine. The bike is set to be a rotary model with more than 210 hp which could see Norton enter the…

Oberdan Bezzi's Norton GP Concept

21 March, 2020
After reading about the rumor that Norton will be entering MotoGP in 2012, the famed motorcycle designer Oberdan Bezzi has come with his idea of what the Norton MotoGP bike should look like with this cool looking rendering.Apparently the Norton…