That’s because under the bodywork, there is a Yamaha YZF750, converted to look like a works Norton rotary by Glyn at Slipstream Motorcycles in Skegness, Lincs. Essentially, it’s a carefully fitted body kit, but as anyone who’s built a special knows, there’s a lot more to it than that. Glyn built this one for himself, but will happily build you one too. Slipstream is on 01754 767879.
If you want to read more, check out the October issue of our sister title Classic Motorcycle Mechanics for a full feature on the bike.