1970-1973 Norton 750 Roadster: The Common Commando

Comparing the Norton Commando Roadster to the BMW R75/5 and the Triumph T140 Bonneville.

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A 1972 Norton Commando Roadster, with original paint.

Claimed power: 56hp (1972 Combat 65hp) @ 6,500rpm
Top speed: 116mph
Engine: 745cc air-cooled OHV twin, 73mm x 89mm bore and stroke, 8:1 compression (Combat 10:1)
Weight: (dry) 398lb
Fuel capacity/MPG: 3.2gal steel tank (2.6gal fiberglass tank)/45-50mpg

  • Published on Sep 27, 2021
Tagged with: Bonneville, commando, R75/7
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