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Laverda 650 Ghost Strike


Throughout its history, Laverda has stood out as an eclectic, and daring company, closely the passion of two-wheeled vehicle quick to put itself up for debate and the most diverse of products from the fast but reliable bikes of the 1950s to the powerful which stirred up endurance in the 1960s and 1970s, to end with the and innovative 125 of the 1980s.

Founded in by Francesco Laverda . Moto started out life at Breganze in the of Vicenza producing motorcycles.

The model, the Laverda 75 . was officially in 1950.

The commitment to racing and the in various editions of the Giro Motogiro and Italian enduro together with a long of wins in national and international with the Laverda 75 and, 1955, the Laverda 100 enabled the company to grow.

Until the mid-1960s, production largely of small capacity mopeds and scooters. Then, in 1958, the Laverdino 48 . a 4-… was presented; a year later, the 49 cc was launched and in 1961 came the 200 cc

The turning point arrived at the end of the when Massimo Laverda . son of the Francesco, decided to orient towards high capacity

As early as 1968, introduction of the 650 cc was greeted enthusiastically by the public, but the success came in the 1970s the Laverda 750 . exported throughout the and paving the way for a highly successful of sports bikes which the Breganze make into a

In 1970, the Laverda 750 SF series was and continued until 1976 market demand swung more decisively in the direction of capacities.

With its orange giving it high style between 1968 and 1976, the SFC racing version clocked up a series of wins in races for standard bikes from the d’Italia in 1968 to enduro and races throughout Europe.

the mid-1970s, production of the 1000 and maxi bikes stepped up, the design idea for a 1000 back to the end of the 1960s, along the SF 750.

Production of the Laverda 1000 in the versions from the 3 CL to the Jota until the end of the 1980s. The Laverda RGS (Real Gran Sport) at the 1981 Milan Motor was particularly well appreciated.

the 750 SF in all its various versions to the RGS, the Laverda orange found a in the heart of enthusiasts who appreciated the and performance typical of Italian bikes.

Laverda products included a range of smaller 350 and 500 bikes and, following the development of the young market, 125 cc and bikes.

Particular mention must be of the high technical level in the Breganze production units, of the courageous experiment of the Laverda 6-cylinder 90° V twin which, proved extremely complex to

Laverda 650 Ghost Strike

In the 1990s, the company went a major financial and market caused by a policy of product which did not obtain the expected

With its entry into the — Moto Guzzi Laverda group . the make to get back in step with the with a widespread presence on the and a range of products divided a number of sectors.


a long period of difficulty and an of new proposals, the Laverda name on in the hearts of numerous motorcycle

Future plans are largely at producing medium and high bikes able to bring a tradition back to life, the addition of the most advanced developed by the motorcycle industry in years.

Within the group, bikes stand out for their nature and the possibility of experimenting new and style solutions.

In the short Laverda has meanwhile returned to the with an over-50 cc scooter, the 150 . aimed at a very large

Reconstruction of an extensive and efficient service has thus begun.

At the time, as part of the programme to the make, the Laverda Club has been founded, with the aim of a reference point for the thousands of collectors and operators who nurse hopes for the Laverda bikes of

Laverda 650 Ghost Strike

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