C.1981 Seeley Norton Commando 850cc


The Norton Commando was a British Norton-Villiers motorcycle with an OHV pre-unit parallel-twin engine, produced by the Norton Motorcycle company from 1967 until 1977. Initially having a nominal 750 cc displacement, actually 745 cc (45.5 cu in), in 1973 it became an 850 cc, actually 828 cc (50.5 cu in). It had a hemi-type head, similar to all OHV Norton engines since the early 1920s.


This Seeley Norton 850cc Commando engine is equipped with ex Jack Gow modified crankcases. Frame number RMT MK3 32R has been refurbished last year and has done around 30 miles during parade laps at the Bob McIntyre meeting in June 2017. Currently sitting on new race tyres, Scitsu Tach , Electronic ign, Wheel bearings, Front Spindle. Motor built by Ex J Gow mechanic John Leech. A fantastic opportunity to acquire a very well restored Seely Norton Commando.     


Auction The Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show
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lot details

Lot Number 367
Registration Number TBC
Chassis Number TBC
Year 1981
Make Norton
Model Commando 850cc

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