Everything about LAVERDA
LAVERDA Brand History
Laverda is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer founded in October 1949 by Fracesco Laverda. The company's first motorcycle was the Laverda 75, a bike introduced in 1950. In the first years of existence, they were mostly interested in motorsports, so Laverda 75 participated in several editions of the Giro d'Talia, Motogito and Italian enduro championships.
The second Laverda model was Laverda 100, which was officially released in 1955. However, until the late 1960's the company produced only small capacity bikes, scooters and mopeds. The most successful one was the Laverdino 48 moped, officially unveiled in 1958. What's interesting is that mots things were changed when Massino Laverda, the son of Francesco Laverda got involved into the company's management department attempting to create high capacity motorcycles.
Because of that, one of the most appreciated bike from Laverda came in 1968, when the company introduced the Laverda 650cc. Unfor... continue reading LAVERDA history →