Pierre Terblanche Joins Norton

CASTLE DONINGTON, UK – January 11, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The designer behind the world’s most iconic motorcycles has swapped the Italian market to join Norton at the Donington Park factory.

Pierre is acclaimed as one of the world’s leading motorcycle designers, responsible for creating such successful models for Ducati as the Hypermotard and Sport Classic best-sellers, and before that the Multistrada .

Stuart Garner, CEO says “Pierre’s experience of bringing innovative new products to the marketplace will be a vital factor in developing the Norton range, whilst paying due respect to its’ traditions.  Combining his flair for original concepts with Norton’s sporting traditions, will allow us to create a range of motorcycles bearing the historic Norton badge that will be unlike anything else in the marketplace.”

SOURCE: Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd