Expected Launch Date: Nov 2018
Norton Motorcycles Dominator
Norton Motorcycles Dominator Overview
The latest motorbike model by Norton as Norton Dominator is expected to be a typical British café racer that tends to combine classic styling along with the contemporary suspension to create an overall exciting experience for the bikers. Norton Motorcycle Company along with Kinetic Engineering has formed a joint venture towards the launching of the iconic range of British Norton motorbikes in India. The Norton Motorcycle Company aims to launch the classic Norton Dominator in India during February 2018. In comparison to the other two motorbikes by Norton, the Norton Dominator is expected to be a higher premium offering. While both the other models come with the same engine and are styled in a café racer style, the Norton Dominator comes with additional features and appears deadly racer.
Norton Motorcycles Dominator Engine & Transmission
The Norton Dominator derives its juice from the 961cc displacement engine which comes with a twin cylinder, air & liquid cooled, parallel twin engine with dry sump lubrication. The engine of the bike has been mated to a 5-speed transmission gearbox. The engine of the bike is capable of generating a maximum power of 80 HP at 6500 rpm along with a peak torque of 90 Nm at 5200 rpm. The motor of the bike has been developed in-house at the Norton Motorcycle Company. The engine of the bike is Euro-4 compliant and gets its benefits from the dry sump lubrication in addition to the crank fired electronic fuel injection as well as 2-way catalytic converters.
Norton Motorcycles Dominator Mileage
The bike comes with an engine displacement of 961cc which is fueled by a petrol fuel tank. The bike has been designed to handle the urban traffic along with twisty backroads owing to its excellent steering geometry. The head of the steering features a complete setting at 24 degrees along with 3.9-inches of the trail. The Norton Dominator comes as a double-cradle, double-downtube frame along with elegant Trellis swingarms which are made of steel tubing. There is no use of any fancy aluminium or any such kind of material into the making of the bike. The backbone of the bike runs straight from the head of the steering towards the subframe of the bike with a seat height of 32 inches.
Norton Motorcycles Dominator Performance and Handling
The Dominator by Norton is available with twin Brembo fully-floating 320 mm stainless steel, high carbon disc brakes at the front end. There is also the presence of 4 piston Brembo “Mono Bloc” callipers which have been mounted in a radial manner. The rear end of the bike receives a single 220mm Brembo disc brake along with 2 piston Brembo callipers. The front suspension of the bike comes with 43 mm Ohlins black-line USD along with adjustable preload, rebound, and compression damping. Towards the rear end, the bike receives the TTX Ohlins 36 mono shock along with preload, compression, and adjustable riding height.
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