First Batch of Norton Commando 961s Land in America

First Batch of Norton Commando 961s Land in America

Norton Motorcycle US News

For the first time in over 30 years, a shipment of new Norton Motorcycles has arrived in the United States.

The Norton Commando 961 models - the 961 Cafe Racer, 961 Sport and 961 SE -  arrived from the UK factory in the Donington Park Racing Circuit, and will now be put together in Norton Motorcycle USA's facilities in Beacon Falls, Conn.

First Batch of Norton Commando 961s Land in America

The CEO of Norton Motorcycles USA, Dan Van Epps, has assembled some of the best US dollars to represent the USA stateside.

Van Epps is a European motorcycle industry veteran, and the most optimal choice to represent the famed Norton brand stateside. Epps is the former CEO of Ducati North America, and while based in Bologna Italy, the Director of Overseas Markets and head of Product Marketing for Ducati.

US dealers interested in representing Norton Motorcycles may contact Norton at Any other inquiries regarding the US should be addressed to

Norton Motorcycles designs, engineers and manufactures premium large displacement road-going motorcycles, proudly made in England by British hands for markets around the world. Norton motorcycles are characterized by superior quality with a focus on confident road holding and pleasing road manners, styled in the Café Racer and British Roadster tradition.


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