Tagged: 1977

Lost in Translation: 1977 Benelli Sei 750 for Sale

Everything sounds beautiful and exotic when spoken in French or Italian, especially if you don’t understand the language. I mean, couldn’t Bidet be a luxury water-fountain manufacturer? And don’t Quattroporte and Benelli Sei just roll...

Brains Versus Brawn: 1977 Moto Morini 3½ for Sale

Brains Versus Brawn: 1977 Moto Morini 3½ for Sale

Today’s Moto Morini 3½ offers up classic Italian style from a forgotten brand. Or they would be forgotten, if it’s possible to forget something you never knew in the first place, and I’d expect that very...

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...

Raw Elegance: 1977 MV Agusta 750S America for Sale

Raw Elegance: 1977 MV Agusta 750S America for Sale

It really doesn’t matter if Honda’s new RC213V will be beaten by a bone-stock ZX-10 in every quantifiable measure of performance. It also really doesn’t matter how much it will cost: you probably couldn’t...

Zero-Mile Display Piece: 1977 Harley-Davidson XLCR for Sale

Zero-Mile Display Piece: 1977 Harley-Davidson XLCR for Sale

A bike that was a bit ahead of it’s time, at least by Harley-Davidson standards, the stylish, any-color-you-want-as-long-as-it’s-black, cafe racer-styled Harley XLCR didn’t convince the ever-conservative faithful when it was introduced. The bike didn’t...

Nearly New: 1977 Benelli 500 Quattro for Sale

Nearly New: 1977 Benelli 500 Quattro for Sale

1970’s Benellis like this 500 Quattro fill an interesting niche in the vintage biking scene. Produced during the controversial DeTomaso era, when the Argentinian seemed to own just about every struggling exotic nameplate out...

Low-Mileage Italian: 1977 Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans for Sale

Low-Mileage Italian: 1977 Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans for Sale

Designed as a follow up to Moto Guzzi’s V7 Sport, the 850 Le Mans was much more evolutionary than a brand-new machine. It still used the famous Lino Tonti frame, as would many Guzzis...

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...

Affordable Exotic: 1977 MV Agusta 350 Ipotesi for Sale

Affordable Exotic: 1977 MV Agusta 350 Ipotesi for Sale

Although vintage MV Agustas like the 750S command hefty sums when they trade, it’s easy to forget that they also made a range of other bikes, generally of much smaller displacements. These bikes are...