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Norton Commando 961 SE

General moped information

ModelNorton Commando 961 SE
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Engine and transmission

Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Engine detailsEngine 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.
Power80.00 HP (58.4 kW)) @ 6500 RPM
Fuel systemInjection. EFI
IgnitionCrank fired electronic
Lubrication systemDry sump
Cooling systemAir
ClutchWet multi-plate hydraulic lifter
DrivelineConstant mesh 5 speed. Final drive: 525 “O” ring chain
Emission detailsEuro 3
Exhaust system1 3/4 inch header system with merged collector and twin mufflers with catalytic converters. Euro 3.

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeSteel tubular with integral oil tank
Rake (fork angle)24.5°
Trail99 mm (3.9 inches)
Front tyre dimensions120/70-17
Rear tyre dimensions180/55-17
Front brakesDouble disc. Full Brembo system, twin semi-floating hi carbon stainless steel discs, Brembo 4 piston “Gold Line” axial callipers
Front brakes diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Full Brembo system, 2 piston “Gold Line” calliper
Rear brakes diameter220 mm (8.7 inches)
WheelsFront wheel: 3.50 x 17” BST Carbon Fibre. Rear wheel: 5.0 x 17” BST Carbon Fibre

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight188.0 kg (414.5 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc203.0 kg (447.5 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.4255 HP/kg
Seat height813 mm (32.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Fuel capacity17.03 litres (4.50 gallons)
Oil capacity3.30 litres (0.22 quarts)

Other specifications

InstrumentsNorton electronic analogue speedo and tachometer
ElectricalCharging system: 300 watt hi-output charging system
Color optionsBlack/gold
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