Norton RC 588 (1987-88)

Make Model: Norton RC 588

Year: 1987 – 88
Engine: Twin rotor rotary engine
Capacity: 588 cc / 35.9 cu in
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: Twin 34/36 mm Amal smoothbores
Ignition: Norton “hall effect” triggered CDI
Max Power: 101 kW / 135 hp @ 9500 rpm
Clutch: 20-Plate, wet
Transmission: 5-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Spondon twin spar aluminium
Front Suspension: White Power upside down forks
Rear Suspension: White Power single rear shock
Front Brakes: Twin Lockheed calipers and twin Spondon front discs
Rear Brakes: Single Brembo caliper and Spondon disc
Dry Weight: 145 kg / 320 lbs
Source: Bonhams

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