Named after the ICBM, the Norton Atlas was released in 1962, earning a so-so reputation before being replaced by the classic Commando. Built to appeal to American aesthetic preferences, it was initially only produced for export. The Atlas produced 55 horsepower, with plenty of torque available low in the rev range. Utilizing Norton’s famous Featherbed frame, the bike weighed about 420 pounds.
This example has spent most of its life on display, which is why it has just 5,689 miles. Per the seller, it “runs and rides nice.”
Find this Atlas for sale outside of New London, New Hampshire for $7,500 here on Craigslist.
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