Norton 490 CS 1: history, specs, pictures

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Norton 490 CS 1
Production 1927 - 1939
single cylinder, four-stroke
Top Speed 80 mph (128 km/h)
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Weight 319.67 pounds (145.0 Kg) (dry),
Manuals Service Manual

The Norton 490 CS 1 was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by Norton between 1927 and 1939. It could reach a top speed of 80 mph (128 km/h).

Engine[edit | edit source]

Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Chassis[edit | edit source]

Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The bike weighed just 319.67 pounds (145.0 Kg).