Classic Laverda Motorcycles

category article image

Jota’s Bigger Brother: 1978-82 Laverda 1200 Jota America/Mirage

 Laverda 1200Years produced:1978-1982Power: 73hp @ 7,500rpm Top speed: 133mph (period test)Engine: 1,116cc (80mm x 74mm) air-cooled, DOHC inline tripleTransmission: Triplex chain primary, 5-speed, chain final driveWeight (wet)/MPG: 545lb (248kg)/38mpg (avg.)Price then/now: $1,995 (1977)/$3,000-$8,000Many bike makers produced standout models that became synonymous with the ...

The Motorcycle Classics Staff | Nov 12, 2019

Motorcycle Classics Magazine

Featuring the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!