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New partnership with iconic Norton Motorcycle Company announced

16 September 2016

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Close Brothers Motor Finance has today been announced as the exclusive finance provider of Norton Motorcycle Company (UK), which will see a new generation of bikers able to finance one of the most iconic British motorcycle brands.

The move between the two firms will give consumers the chance to access finance deals from the Norton factory, meaning more customers than ever before will have the opportunity to enjoy the craftsmanship of a Norton motorcycle.

Norton, widely recognised as one of most aspirational and high-value purchases among motorcycle community, has long enjoyed a unique place in motorcycle history, attracting celebrity owners including Keanu Reeves, Orlando Bloom, and even James Bond.

The marque, founded in 1898, built the first ever production Superbike, The Norton Commando, in 1969, followed with the Norton Manx, the 500cc single that dominated GPs and Isle of Man TT for over a decade.

Today’s partnership announcement underpins the company’s intention to grow as it continues fly the flag for British manufacturing in the years ahead.

Neil Richardson, National Sales Manager of Close Brothers Motor Finance, commented: “Norton Motorcycles is an iconic British brand and an ideal partner for Close Brothers Motor Finance. Our own unique offering and bespoke products will see us work hand-in-hand with Stuart Garner and the Norton team to help more customers to ride a motorcycle of the highest quality. Norton offers the perfect buying experience as the bikes are built on site and handmade allowing the customer to actually see every step of the process.”

“Two British brands working in unison will mean that the Norton dealers have the support and guidance to the right products in order to continue to push and promote this fantastic motorcycle.”

Stuart Garner CEO and Owner at Norton Motorcycle Company (UK) commented: “There’s nothing more satisfying for me than seeing a new Norton owner experience one of our motorbikes for the first time. This partnership will help our dealers nationwide to introduce a new customer base to Norton, through individual and bespoke financial packages. The partnership will also bring together a new generation of motorcycle enthusiasts to Norton, with many for the first time being able to experience the very passion and care that goes into making every single motorbike.”

The partnership between Close Brothers Motor Finance and Norton Motorcycle Company (UK) will come into effect from today. Prospective customers are advised to get more details on the monthly finance deals available from their nearest Norton dealer.

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