The Norton V4CR Café Racer is the latest model from Norton Motorcycles that was officially launched a few days ago. It is an exclusive bike that is only produced in a limited edition of 200 pieces. The Norton V4CR Café Racer pays homage to the brand's legendary racing machines that enjoyed success at the Isle of Man TT and other circuits in the 1960s and 1970s. The V4CR is based on the Norton V4SV, which was introduced in 2016. However, the V4CR differs in a few ways. For one, the V4CR has a shorter wheelbase, lower seat height and flatter handlebars, all of which make for a sportier riding position.
Norton Motorcycles V4CR café racer
On the other hand, the V4CR has a different exhaust system, which is made of titanium and produces a successful sound. Furthermore, the V4CR has a different fairing, which is made of carbon and reduces the weight of the bike. The V4CR is powered by a 1200cc four-cylinder engine that produces 185 hp at 12.000 rpm. and a maximum torque of 125 Nm at 9.000 rpm. offers. The engine is paired with a six-speed gearbox that has an anti-hopping clutch and a quickshifter function. The brakes are by Brembo, the suspension by Öhlins and the tires by Pirelli.
extensive electronics package
The Norton V4CR also has an extensive electronics package that includes ABS, traction control, wheelie control, launch control and various driving modes. The Norton V4CR is a motorcycle for enthusiasts and collectors who want to own a piece of British motorcycle history. However, the bike costs a hefty £41.999 and is available in Manx Platinum & Carbon. The first deliveries are scheduled for this year. The Norton V48.350CR is a bike that will delight both on the road and on the track.
|engine type||Norton 72 degree V4|
|Bore x stroke||82 mm x 56,8 mm|
|Performance||185 PS at 12.000 RPM|
|torque||125 Nm at 9.000 rpm|
|Fuel tank||15 liter carbon fiber fuel tank|
|chassis type||Aluminum tube chassis|
|Empty weight||204 kg|
|front brakes||2 x 330mm floating discs, Brembo monobloc calipers|
|rear brake||245 mm disc brake, Brembo caliper|
|front suspension||43mm Öhlins NIX30 fully adjustable upside down forks|
|rear suspension||Öhlins TTXGP Norton bespoke fully adjustable shock absorber|
|Lighting||LED lighting for low beam, high beam, turn signal and tail light|
|Instruments||Full color 6 inch display with automatic brightness adjustment|
|engine modes||Wet, street and sport|
|QuickShift||Full quick shift system and automatic blipper|
|Electronic Aids||Lean Angle Sensitive Traction Control, ABS, Wheelie Control|
|ignition||Keyless ignition system with electronic steering wheel lock|
|color options||Manx platinum, carbon|
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