Tagged: 1982

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...

Oddball: 1982 Honda NCZ50B Motocompo Folding Motorcycle

Oddball: 1982 Honda NCZ50B Motocompo Folding Motorcycle

Okay, while the Honda Motocampo folding motorcycle isn’t really a “sportbike”in the traditional sense, I’m not sure there’s a “Weird Vintage Motorcycles For Sale” blog where I can mention this, so I’m posting this...

1982 Ducati Darmah for Sale

1982 Ducati Darmah for Sale

The Ducati Darmah was introduced in 1977 as a replacement for the unloved 860.  A mechanical evolution of that machine, it represents the ultimate iteration of Ducati’s classic, bevel-drive engined roadster.  It was fast...

1982 Suzuki Katana for Sale

1982 Suzuki Katana for Sale

When other manufacturers were still stuck in the bikini-faired 1970’s, Suzuki was looking for the way forward in terms of design. The first-generation Suzuki Katana was shocking, and really did look like it was...

1982 Yamaha Seca XJ650 Turbo

1982 Yamaha Seca XJ650 Turbo

Here’s another Yamaha Seca Turbo, looking like something straight out of a old Battlestar Galactica episode…  You know, the one of the 1980’s, where they actually [spoiler alert!] get to Earth, and ride around...

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

The Yamaha Seca Turbo was a result of the Japanese manufacturers’ brief flirtation with boost in the 1980’s.  The forgotten Kawasaki Z1RTC began the trend at the end of the 70’s, but it was...

1982 Honda CT500T Turbo

1982 Honda CT500T Turbo

Earlier we had shared a CX650E turbo, and now its smaller brother has come up for sale. The CX500T is claimed to be the first turbo charged production bike from the factory. The Kawasaki...