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1971 Norton Commando 750 Motorcycle – Extensive Restoration Recently Completed (0 km’s since) High bid was $5,000

1971 Norton Commando 750 Motorcycle

With Reserve

This 1971 Norton Commando 750 is a motorcycle that is the beneficiary of an extensive rebuild, not having been driven since.  It is being offered as a consignment sale by a franchise motorcycle dealer in Toronto, Ontario.  Finished in the classic black, the Norton Commando 750 has a storied past and this one has been rebuilt to as close to 1971 factory original as possible.  Seller is in the business, has a showroom and hopes to show the bike to interested parties, by appointment.  Please use the “Contact Seller” button in the “CCC Vital Info” box to the right.

CCC Vital Info – 1971 Norton Commando 750

Lot – 027
Seller – flyingsquirrel (Dealer)
Seller location – Toronto, On
M4L
VIN (Chassis) – (See dealer)
Odometer – Zero
(TMU – True mileage unknown)
Engine Info – 745 cc, two cylinder,
two valves per cylinder, 56 HP
Transmission Info – 4-speed
Exterior Colour – Black
Seat Colour – Black
Other features – Extensive rebuild,
not driven since
Category – Motorcycle
Model page
Carfax N/A for 1971 motorcycle

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The engine in this motorcycle is the storied Norton 745 cc.  It is air-cooled with an overhead valve and parallel twin, two cylinder.  The engine was first released by Norton for the 1967 Commando.  Power rating when new for the engine was a solid 58 HP, produced at 6,500 RPM.  Top speed was noted as 185 km/h.
 

The Commando was a well-known and popular bike in its time, leading to the following it enjoys today.  It was also well decorated, being awarded “Machine of the Year” by Motor Cycle News an impressive five years running, from 1968 through 1972.

 

The engine in this example has been rebuilt.  Same goes for the four-speed chain transmission.  Common for extensive rebuilds is for the rebuilder to reset the odometer.  In this case, while the rebuild process was indeed exhaustive, the odometer reading of zero is attributable to new gauges having been installed during the rebuild process.  As such, we must market this machine as TMU – true mileage unknown.

The upgrades installed during the rebuild process do not stop there.  Tires are brand new, zero km.  Front end has also been rebuilt, with new fork tubes.  Ignition has been upgraded to a modern electronic unit.  As well, the gas tank sports a fresh paint job, which helps the bike really pop.
This 1971 Norton Commando 750 motorcycle is offered in Toronto, Ontario with reserve.

1971 Norton Commando 750 Motorcycle – Extensive Restoration Recently Completed (0 km’s since) High bid was $5,000

Auction Expired

Item condition: Used

Auction Expired because there were no bids

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Total Bids Placed:

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Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
hondaguy September 8, 2021 1:42 pm $5,000
The Bolt September 8, 2021 11:56 am $4,600
hondaguy September 8, 2021 9:56 am $4,500
The Bolt September 7, 2021 2:24 pm $4,000
md September 7, 2021 1:31 pm $3,600
The Bolt September 7, 2021 12:00 pm $3,500
tbutts1 September 7, 2021 10:51 am $3,100
The Bolt September 7, 2021 10:40 am $3,000
tbutts1 September 7, 2021 10:30 am $2,600
The Bolt September 7, 2021 9:25 am $2,500
md September 7, 2021 8:15 am $2,200
The Bolt September 4, 2021 10:44 pm $2,100
charlesmtl September 3, 2021 8:12 am $2,000
Auction started September 1, 2021 9:33 pm

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Chevelleguy

If you love Norton’s and are older than 30 you will remember Firth’s MC on the Danforth