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27 May 2017

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Lot 107

2014 Norton Domiracer

  • Frame no. SAYDNR016EY00001
  • Serial no. 15/50

Sold for $30,274

Documents: French Certificat d’Immatriculation

  • The 15th of just 50 examples built
  • Road-registered under single vehicle-type approval
  • One owner from new

Built in England with a majority of parts manufactured and fitted onsite at Norton’s plant in Donnington, the Norton Domiracer is easily one of England’s finest motorcycles. Just 50 were built, allowing special features such as the carbon fibre air box cover. Frame number 001 offered here is the 15th Domiracer to be produced by Norton.

Complete with certification from Norton itself, this Domiracer is one of the few road-registered examples—an option that cost an additional £2,000 at the time of purchase. Fitted with a 961-cc motor, riders might want to invest in industrial ear plugs; the creator of the bike likens the sound to a symphony of ‘90 angry Rottweilers’. A classic café racer with modern style and engineering, the Norton Domiracer is certain to drop jaws and turn heads wherever it goes.

• Il 15° di solo 50 costruito da Norton
• Omologata stradale come esemplare unico
• Un solo proprietario da nuova

Costruita in Inghilterra con la maggior parte delle componenti realizzate ed assemblate all’interno dello stabilimento Norton a Donnington, la Norton Domiracer è riconsociuta come una delle migliori motociclette inglesi di sempre. Ne furono costruite solo 50, permettendo l’offerta di numerose personalizzazioni, come la presa d’aria in fibra di carbonio. Il telaio numero 001 offerto qui è il 15° Domiracer prodotta da Norton.

Completa della certificazione rilasciata dalla Norton, questa Domiracer è una delle poche immatricolata per uso stradale, un’opzione offerta all’epoca della produzione al costo di 2.000 Sterline. Equipaggiata con il motore da 961 cc, fa sognare ai suoi passeggeri di indossare i tappi per le orecchie, visto che il rombo prodotto dalla moto sembra quello di un branco di Rottweilers arrabbiati che ringhiano. Una classica café racer, con stile e tecnologia moderna, la Norton Domiracer lascia senz’altro a bocca aperta e fa voltare le teste ovunque vada.


Please note that contrary to the printed catalogue, this Domiracer is the 15th of 50 limited-production examples built.

Pregasi notare che, contrariamente a quanto riportato sul catalogo, questa Domiracer e' il 15° esemplare prodotto dei 50 costruiti.

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