2008 Norton Commando 961 SS specifications, pictures, reviews and rating
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|Norton's profilation of this bike|
|This modern roadster reflects the soul of the original machine. Classic sculptural forms are combined with raw functionalism, laying beautiful shapes over a structural frame and muscular motor; resulting in a visual language that is both sensual and purposeful.|
|Model:||Norton Commando 961 SS|
|Rating:||73.8 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes|
|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement:||961.00 ccm (58.64 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||Twin, four-stroke|
|Power:||80.00 HP (58.4 kW)) @ 6500 RPM|
|Torque:||65.00 Nm (6.6 kgf-m or 47.9 ft.lbs) @ 5200 RPM|
|Bore x stroke:||88.0 x 79.0 mm (3.5 x 3.1 inches)|
|Valves per cylinder:||2|
|Fuel system:||Carburettor. Twin 39mm Keihin FCR|
|Ignition:||Crank fired electronic|
|Clutch:||Cush drive clutch|
|Exhaust system:||1 3/4 inch header system with merged collector and twin mufflers with catalytic converters.|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Frame type:||4130 chromoly steel|
|Rake (fork angle):||24.5°|
|Trail:||102 mm (4.0 inches)|
|Front suspension:||43mm Ohlins RSU - Adjustable preload, compression, and rebound damping.|
|Front suspension travel:||140 mm (5.5 inches)|
|Rear suspension:||Ohlins reservoir-style twin shocks - Adjstable ride height, preload, compression, and rebound damping.|
|Rear suspension travel:||102 mm (4.0 inches)|
|Front tyre dimensions:||120/70-X17|
|Rear tyre dimensions:||180/55-X17|
|Front brakes:||Single disc|
|Front brakes diameter:||320 mm (12.6 inches)|
|Rear brakes:||Single disc|
|Rear brakes diameter:||220 mm (8.7 inches)|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Dry weight:||188.2 kg (415.0 pounds)|
|Power/weight ratio:||0.4250 HP/kg|
|Seat height:||813 mm (32.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.|
|Wheelbase:||1,435 mm (56.5 inches)|
|Fuel capacity:||17.03 litres (4.50 gallons)|
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