1974 Laverda SFC Pictures
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.
Huge Brembo disc brakes were used front and rear and were of competition caliber.
A racing-style saddle left little room for a passenger.