About Norton Bike
Founded in 1898, the Norton Motorcycle Company is a British marque originated in Birmingham, England, UK. Initially, James Lansdowne Norton kick-started the company as a manufacturer of fitting and parts for two-wheelers. In 1902, the company assembled their first new Norton motorcycle using Swiss and French motors. Six years later, the company had successfully plonked their own engine powered by a single-cylinder valve unit in motorcycles. By 1909, Norton motorcycles had their presence in Harrods.
In 1914, the famous Norton logo appeared in front of 1914, and subsequently, the motorcycles that came after 2015 carried the logo on their fuel tanks. Norton passed away in 1925 before he witnessed several wins and achievements of the brand. In the 1930s, the company accomplished ten Isle of Man Senior TT wins and an impeccable 78 out of 92 wins in Grand Prix races. After 1937, all Newton motorcycles 100,000 side-valve motorcycles for the war. Furthermore, they also accomplished several victories from 1947-1954.
As time went by, the company had started having its own troubles in 1980s. The brand was relaunched in 1988, and a year later they made their presence felt by grabbing a stupendous victory at British Superbike Championship. In India, Norton Motorcycles set their foot in the year 2018, with the Commando and Dominator. As per the Norton Motorcycles price list, the Dominator and Commando 961 demand an exorbitant premium over its similarly-specced competitors. For now, the company has only two dealerships in the whole country, and a plan to expand further.