Norton Motorcycles introduces its flagship model, the V4SV superbike

Norton Motorcycles introduces its flagship model, the V4SV superbike

KUALA LUMPUR: Norton Motorcycles was taken over by TVS last year in April and since then no action was seen on the production line. However, things are about to change, as the brand’s new flagship model, V4S4 superbike has become the first bike after the acquisition to roll out.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Where will be the new Norton V4SV superbike be manufactured?

    The new Norton superbike will be manufactured at the automaker’s new Solihull located headquarters. The company claims to deliver 8000 units annually with the new investment from TVS.
  • Norton V4SV colour options?

    The new Norton is available in two hues, Carbon and Manx Silver. The latter also showcases a silver bodywork with red & carbon pinstripes.
  • The company has opened its ordering books for the all-new Norton V4SV and is retailing it for £44,000 (around RM 237K).

    Norton V4SV superbike details

    While introducing the new offering Norton CEO, Dr. Robert Hentschel said, “It is a hugely proud moment to announce that customers can now buy the re-engineered V4SV. I would like to thank the Norton team, customers and fans for their continued support for joining us on this journey in bringing Norton and V4SV to life,”

    He further added, “We have made monumental strides since TVS took over just over two years ago.”

    Norton V4SV superbike details

    Key details of the Norton V4SV include -

    Engine: Powering the V4SV superbike is a 1200cc liquid-cooled 72-degree V4 unit that generates a maximum power output of 185 hp at 12,500 rpm along with a peak torque of 125 Nm.

    Norton V4SV superbike features

    Equipment: The flagship model showcases a 6-inch TFT display, keyless start, several engine modes, and a lean-angle-sensitive traction control system.

    Norton V4SV superbike features

    Colour options: The new Norton is available in two hues, Carbon and Manx Silver. The latter also showcases a silver bodywork with red & carbon pinstripes. It also gets a black front number board and red OZ Racing forged aluminum.

    Chassis: Both the V4SV versions benefit from a TIG-welded aluminum frame along with a Union Jack design on the tail. The carbon version, on the other hand, features exposed carbon fibre bodywork and carbon fibre BST wheels.

    Norton V4SV superbike specs

    The new Norton superbike will be manufactured at the automaker’s new Solihull located headquarters. The company claims to deliver 8000 units annually with the new investment from TVS.

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