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Fulfill Your Wishes at No Reserve With This Fabulous 1973 Norton Commando 750

There are plenty of surprises to be found on bidding websites, and here’s one of them.
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British motorcycling history is a bit of a rollercoaster, so the fact that manufacturers like Norton and Triumph are still around is a damn miracle. Nowadays, classic marvels produced by these brands are seen as the precious remnants of a graceful past, and just about any moto-loving gearhead will have at least pictured themselves atop one such creature.

Well, it’s time to stop dreaming and start doing, because the 1973 Norton Commando 750 you see above is being auctioned off at no reserve! Underneath its repainted fuel chamber, the bike houses a four-stroke OHV parallel-twin powerplant, with two valves per cylinder and a displacement of 745cc.

When the tachometer reaches 6,200 rpm, the air-cooled engine will feed a peak horsepower figure of 60 ponies to a four-speed constant-mesh gearbox. Ultimately, the rear wheel is kept in motion by means of a chain final drive, resulting in a top speed of 115 mph (185 kph). Let’s skip the other technical details and talk about the restoration work carried out under current (and previous) ownership.

Besides receiving a shiny coat of blue paintwork, the ‘73 MY Commando was also treated to a high-grade front brake disc and youthful pads, as well as a modern battery for good measure. The twin-cylinder mill has been rebuilt using fresh spark plugs, premium pistons, and a single Mikuni carburetor, along with new rings and valves.

Long story short, you’ve got plenty of reasons to check this thing out, and you may do so by heading over to Bring A Trailer within the next couple of days. The BaT auction will only be open until Friday (August 20), so we do hope your decision-making skills are fast. At the time of this article, you’d need just under nine grand to get your hands on the beloved Commando. One thing’s for sure, this bad boy would look right at home in your driveway.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third-party.

 
 
 
 
 

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