- The Norton Superlight Twin ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

NORTON SUPERLIGHT TWIN: THE SLIM SUPERSPORT

For 2019, Norton is getting ready to enter the supersport category with its new Superlight Twin

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Ten years after the rebirth of the Norton brand, the British company has decided to renew its production line by introducing a new supersport in the list.

The exhaust system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

The exhaust system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Called Superlight Twin and presented at the Birmingham NEC, it is characterized by the twin-cylinder 650 cc engine coupled to a titanium exhaust system capable of delivering the power of 111 hp with 75 Nm of torque.

Detail of the handlebar ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Detail of the handlebar ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

The weight was limited to 158 kg thanks to the use of various components made of lightweight material. Some of these expedients were: the aluminium tubular frame that exploits the engine as a supporting element, the single-sided swingarm in aluminium, the 17" BST carbon rims and the carbon fibre fairing.

Detail of the tank ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Detail of the tank ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Equipped with upside-down Öhlins forks, the Superlight had also two disc brakes produced by Brembo.

Detail of the lighting system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Detail of the lighting system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

The mechanical panel is closed by a particularly advanced electronic section which included: the Ride-by-wire accelerator, traction control, anti-wheel drive, launch control, six-axis IMU inertial platform, Full LED headlights, Up & Down quick-shifter, keyless and three riding modes - Road, Race and Pro-race.

Detail of the framelighting system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Detail of the framelighting system ( Photo Credits : www.promotor.nl )

Should the bike satisfy its customers, it could be the start of a new generation of Norton super sports.

Thanks to Valentina Zanola for the cooperation

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