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Name the new Norton V4 Racer

Stuart Garner and the engineers at Norton have been so focused on getting their new V4 racer built to compete at the Isle of Man TT (See the April 18 issue of MCN), that they met our question - 'What are you going to call it?' - with blank looks. They haven't thought of a name for it. So here's your...

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  • Posted 3 years ago (18 April 2012 10:54)

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Jan 11

Posts: 125

petedj says:

How about..... Spondon Aprilia?

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Sep 11

Posts: 19

MrMKJ says:

Yeh... the Spondon RSV4r seems appropriate.

And isn’t that the same frame the rotary racer used in the early 90’s..?

I seriously wish them all the best, but it’s a bit of a disappointment after all the hype about Norton’s in-house developed V4, and possible motoGP racer.

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Sep 11

Posts: 402

jollyboy says:

And another vote for a name that has nothing to do with Norton. Are there any significant parts on this bike that were actually built by Norton?

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Apr 07

Posts: 11

deandive says:

norton tt racer

Norton Phoenix (mythical bird of great beauty fabled to live 500 or 600 years in the Arabian wilderness, to burn itself on a funeral pyre, and to rise from its ashes in the freshness of youth and live on, often an emblem of immortality or of reborn idealism or hope).

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Jul 11

Posts: 18

mezzer says:

ART Norton

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Jan 09

Posts: 96

Rowdygimly says:


If it looks like a duck quacks like a duck its a duck!!

This aint a Norton its an Aprilia.


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Sep 06

Posts: 1

graham22 says:

Norton Domination (nod to Trevor's success)

Manx Milestone

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Feb 10

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ducatigav says:

manx v4

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Sep 09

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Rogerborg says:

Norton Knockoff

No, not because it's an Aprilia, but because they'll have said "Eh, that's good enough, let's knock off for tea", same as every other British built bike.

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Aug 02

Posts: 1

jesseboy says:

How about the Norton Duke

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