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Steve Hislop's Norton NRS 588 Rotary Engine


Steve Hislop's Norton NRS 588 Rotary Engine

Steve Hislop rode the bike to a record braking win in the Isle of Man Senior TT in 1992, his race average of 121.8 mph was still standing in 1998. In the earlier Formula 1 race he had lapped at 123.3 mph to finish second to Phil McCallen but in the TT race he beat Carl Fogarty on a works Yamaha by 4.4 seconds.

The NRS 588 engine produces over 135 hp at no more than 10,000rpm and runs on unleaded petrol from a pump, maximum speed is 185mph.

 


 

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