Norton Motorcycles Atlas (1962)
Vehicle descriptionThe Norton Atlas was a Norton motorcycle made between 1962 and 1968, until it was replaced by the Norton Commando.
The Mark 1 Atlas was launched as the 750SS in the early 1960s, but by the time it appeared c. 1962 it was being called a 750cc Atlas, with Norton's famous featherbed frame.
The engine had lower compression than the Dominator and was fitted with a single 376 Amal monobloc carburettor giving 55 bhp (41 kW) at 6500 rpm. The Atlas shared many cycle parts with the last of the Dominator twins and had Norton's four-speed gearbox and heavy-duty clutch. Electrics were 6-volt and it had Roadholder forks, adjustable Girling rear shocks and a slimline Featherbed frame.
|Engine no:||20 111389P|
|Engine:||745cc air cooled twin|