Category: Laverda

A Rose by Any Other Name: 1969 Laverda 750GT for Sale

Like Lamborghini, Laverda began building something other than fast, race-ready exotics. In fact, both manufactured agricultural machinery prior to branching out into supercars and superbikes, respectively. In Laverda’s case, that experience building durable, rugged farm...

Road and Track: 1974 Laverda SFC 750 for Sale

It’s been a little while since I’ve seen a Laverda SFC for sale. They are some of the most desirable sportbikes of the 1970s, homologation specials that were quite literally race bikes with some...

Green Machine: 1977 Laverda Jarama for Sale

Green Machine: 1977 Laverda Jarama for Sale

Built by Slater Laverda in the UK, masterminds behind the original Jota, the Formula Mirage was powered by Laverda’s famously charismatic and durable three-cylinder engine. It featured a distinctive, one-piece fiberglass tank and seat...

Orange Bang: 1978 Laverda 1200 America for Sale

Orange Bang: 1978 Laverda 1200 America for Sale

While I certainly appreciate an original or perfectly-restored motorcycle, I’m also okay with what have come to be known as “resto-mods” where the original spirit of the machine is kept intact, but electrical, suspension,...

Damaged Goods: 1985 Laverda SFC1000 for Sale

Damaged Goods: 1985 Laverda SFC1000 for Sale

Like Ducati, Laverda struggled against the might of the Japanese Big Four once they hit their stride and figured out how to make stuff handle. Strapped for cash, they tended to keep models in...

Orange Twin: Low-Mileage 1973 Laverda 750 SF1 for Sale

Orange Twin: Low-Mileage 1973 Laverda 750 SF1 for Sale

The biggest challenge for Laverda lovers isn’t finding a nice bike, it’s finding any bike. Basket case and project Triumphs are all over eBay, hiding out on Craigslist and in garages and basements all...

Orange Bruiser: 1972 Laverda SFC for Sale

Orange Bruiser: 1972 Laverda SFC for Sale

Laverda’s fierce homologation SFC was powered by a tuned version of their nearly bulletproof parallel-twin and was available in any color you wanted, as long as it was orange. You know, as good-looking as...

Road-Legal Racer: 1972 Laverda SFC 750 for Sale

Road-Legal Racer: 1972 Laverda SFC 750 for Sale

Laverda’s SFC is quite literally a race-bike for the road, from the end of the era when this was realistically possible. “Super Freni Competizione” translates basically to “Super Braking Competition” and refers to the...

A Deeper Shade of Orange: 1977 Laverda Jota for Sale

A Deeper Shade of Orange: 1977 Laverda Jota for Sale

I’m not generally a purist when it comes to colors: I actually prefer my Ferraris in subtle hues like greys and earthy metallics. I’m not a huge fan of British Racing Green. And silver...

Bruiser from Down Under: 1981 Laverda Formula Mirage for Sale

Bruiser from Down Under: 1981 Laverda Formula Mirage for Sale

While currently located in New Zealand, this Laverda Formula Mirage has a very American sensibility. In spite of their accents and the fact that they drive on the wrong side of the road, enthusiasts...