Tagged: Jota

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...

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...

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...

Some Assembly Required: 1984 Laverda Triple Project Bike

Some Assembly Required: 1984 Laverda Triple Project Bike

I wouldn’t normally include someone’s unfinished project like this Laverda Jota RGA here on CSBFS: too many questions, too little information, usually not enough photos to even get a good idea what you’re getting....

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

It’s been positively raining Laverdas this past couple weeks. I normally try to mix things up, but Laverdas, especially ones like this Jota don’t come around all that often, so it’s a case of...

1981 Laverda 1000 Jota

1981 Laverda 1000 Jota

Another Laverda just popped up for sale! There’ve been so many of these lately, you’d think they were easy to find in nice shape. They aren’t. Laverda was never all that popular in the...

Laverda Week Continues: 1988 Laverda SFC 1000 for Sale

Laverda Week Continues: 1988 Laverda SFC 1000 for Sale

Wow, it’s positively raining Laverdas this week! This particular example is pretty rare on these shores: I’ve never actually seen one for sale here, and the 1988 year is interesting, since I was under...

1982 Laverda Jota 120 for Sale

1982 Laverda Jota 120 for Sale

Laverda’s Jota began as a semi-authorized hot rod upgrade to the standard Laverda three-cylinder 3C. Envisioned and created by Slater Laverda in the UK, it was a ragged, unruly beast, and the 180° motor...

1977 Laverda America 1200

1977 Laverda America 1200

Laverda Week continues with this interesting example, painted up in appropriately patriotic colors for the 4th of July weekend!  While I generally prefer my Laverdas orange, this color seems to suit the machine well....

1976 Laverda 3CL 1000 for Sale

1976 Laverda 3CL 1000 for Sale

Hey look!  Another Laverda!  Well, this one isn’t quite ready to ride, but I’ll forgive it, since it’s a manly brute of a 70’s musclebike.  When people think of three cylinder Laverdas, they often...