1976 Norton Commando

The 1976 Norton Commando was a relatively lightweight motorcycle, which benefited performance.

1976 Norton Commando Pictures

The 1976 Norton Commando came equipped with disc brakes and an electric starter, which made it more attractive to American consumers.

1976 Norton Commando

The speedometer and tachometer were augmented by a quartet of warning lights. The switch for the new electronic ignition is in the center.

1976 Norton Commando

By 1976, the venerable Norton overhead-valve twin was old-tech, but still made good power.

1976 Norton Commando

The left-side shift was a relatively new adoption for the Commando in 1976.

1976 Norton Commando

The electric starter was appealing to any rider who enjoyed convenience.

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