Norton Commando 850 Interstate: history, specs, pictures

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The Norton Commando 850 Interstate MK 3 was a twin, four-stroke naked bike motorcycle produced between 1973 and 1977. It could reach a top speed of 118 mph (190 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 49.89 HP (37.2 KW) @ 5600 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 77.0mm bore x 89.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 828.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 8.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 4.10-19 front tire and a 4.10-19 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The Commando 850 Interstate MK 3 was fitted with a 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]

Norton Commando 850 Interstate
Manufacturer
Also called Commando 850 Interstate MK 3
Production 1973 - 1977
Class Road
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 77.0mm x 89.0mm
Top Speed 118 mph (190 km/h)
Horsepower 49.89 HP (37.2 KW) @ 5600RPM
Battery 8.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 4.10-19
Rear Tire 4.10-19
Weight 233.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Norton Commando 850 Interstate MK 3 was a twin, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Norton between 1973 and 1977. It could reach a top speed of 118 mph (190 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 49.89 HP (37.2 KW) @ 5600 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 77.0mm bore x 89.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 828.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 4.10-19 front tire and a 4.10-19 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The Commando 850 Interstate MK 3 was fitted with a 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters) fuel tank.

In Media[edit]