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1974 Laverda SFC


1974 Laverda SFC Pictures
The SFC's single-overhead cam engine was more advanced than British overhead-valve layouts.
The SFC's single-overhead cam engine was more advanced than British overhead-valve layouts.

The 1974 Laverda SFC introduced a 750-twin engine which could out-horsepower the Hondas of the day. The motorcycle also was equipped with a racing saddle and state-of-the-art Brembo brakes.

Despite its state-of-the-art valvetrain, the SFC's engine wasn't designed to spin past 8000 rpm.
Despite its state-of-the-art valvetrain, the SFC's engine wasn't designed to spin past 8000 rpm.
Laverda's 750-twin engine had 70 horsepower; the benchmark Honda 750 of the day had 67.
Laverda's 750-twin engine had 70 horsepower; the benchmark Honda 750 of the day had 67.
Huge Brembo disc brakes were used front and rear and were of competition caliber.
Huge Brembo disc brakes were used front and rear and were of competition caliber.
A racing-style saddle left little room for a passenger.
A racing-style saddle left little room for a passenger.

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