Norton 650 SS: history, specs, pictures

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The Norton 650SS was a twin, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1962 and 1967. It could reach a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 50.96 HP (38.0 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 89.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 646.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 8.9:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-19 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic while the rear was equiped with a dual chocks. The 650SS was fitted with a 3.57 Gallon (13.50 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]

Norton 650 SS
Manufacturer
Also called 650SS
Production 1962 - 1967
Class Road
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 68.0mm x 89.0mm
Top Speed 115 mph (185 km/h)
Horsepower 50.96 HP (38.0 KW) @ 6800RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Battery 8.9:1
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: telescopic
Rear: dual chocks
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.25-19
Rear Tire 4.00-18
Weight 196.9 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.57 Gallon (13.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Norton 650SS was a twin, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Norton between 1962 and 1967. It could reach a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 50.96 HP (38.0 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 89.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 646.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-19 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic while the rear was equipped with a dual chocks. The 650SS was fitted with a 3.57 Gallon (13.50 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]



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