Eminently desirable model, highly coveted by enthusiasts as one of the most handsome classic street scramblers ever made
All numbers matching and correct
Fantastic overall condition, with beautiful paint and chromework
Running and riding exactly as it should according to the vendor
While its mechanical underpinnings dated back to the 1950s, the Norton Atlas successfully captured the zeitgeist of the early 1970s, with its street scrambler looks capitalizing on the popularity of desert racing. It’s regarded by enthusiasts as one of the best looking bikes of its era and while its pre-unit, pushrod twin may have been old-fashioned, the 750 cc engine provided ample performance to keep pace with many of its rivals from Japan.
We’re excited to present this devilishly handsome 1971 example. Resplendent in a vibrant metallic blue and adorned with lashings of chrome, this 750 S is quite the sight to behold. It remains in fantastic overall condition and the vendor assures us that it’s as good to ride as it is to look at, with no apparent faults.
For collectors seeking an amazing example that’s ready to go, you need look no further.
The History and Paperwork
Exempt from MOT testing and road tax
The DVLA records the first date of UK registration as 16th May 1974
Three previous UK keepers
Fabulous chromework, free from any notable blemishes or signs of deterioration
Bright paintwork in a period-correct colour
All badging and other trim in really smart order
Period-specifications, with no apparent modifications
Barely any wear visible to the seat upholstery, grips or footpegs
Straight, corrosion-free frame
No dents apparent to the fuel tank or other bodywork
The wheels and tyres look to be in really good order
The instrumentation reads clearly and we understand it to be in good working order
Complete with lights and a number plate for road use
Scrambler-style high exhaust pipes with ornate heat shields
The casings all present beautifully, with no corrosion or damage evident
The vendor reports that it runs exceptionally and rides without fault
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1971 Norton Commando 750 S
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