"Fastbacks" were simply "Commandos" in the Despatch
because that was the only Commando variant produced at first.
The Design was not liked by
Motorcyclists at the Time.
It was only recognized as a Milestone of Motorcycle Design many Years
Looking at the
1968 Fastback today it strikes us as the elegant Herald of a new Era.
bike above is one from the Andover Norton Collection and
the "Cover Girl" of our Reprint of Steve
Wilson's Marque History "Norton"