Commanding little interest since its premature demise in 1978, the Norton Villiers Triumph story is nevertheless a compelling one, finding at its core Trade Union militancy at its most destructive, political policy reversals and inadequate project budgets – not to mention some memorable motorcycles and the impressive John Player Norton racing team.
With the assistance of a host of BSA & NVT documents, period reports, and inside information on certain aspects of the company, the course of the events that shaped NVT’s destiny are presented within this book accompanied by approximately 150 images.
Bikes covered include:
•Isolastic & Speedway B50 prototypes
•Triumph Trident & 750 twins
•NVT Easy-Rider, Rambler, BSA Tracker, Brigand, etc
•Wulf stepped piston & Norton 76 prototypes
•John Player Norton racers