Laverda  1000 3CL (1979-81)

The Laverda 1000 3CL motorcycle was produced from 1979 to 1981. It features a four-stroke, transverse three-cylinder engine with a capacity of 980 cc and a compression ratio of 9.0:1. Induction is through three Dell’Orto PHF carburetors and ignition is by Bosch electronic. The engine produces a maximum power output of 78 hp at 7250 rpm and a maximum torque of 86 Nm at 5000 rpm. The transmission is a five-speed and the final drive is via a chain. The bike’s front suspension consists of telescopic forks and the rear suspension is a swinging fork. Braking is provided by two 280mm discs with 2 piston calipers at the front, and a single 280mm disc with 1 piston caliper at the rear. The bike has a dry weight of 214 kg, a fuel capacity of 20.5 litres, and a consumption average of 40 mpg. The Laverda 1000 3CL has a top speed of 198 km/h (123 mph).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Laverda 1000 3CL

Year: 1979 – 81

Engine: Four stroke, transverse three cylinder, DOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 980 cc / 59.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 75 x 74 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: 3x 32mm Dell’Orto PHF carburetors
Ignition: Bosch electronic
Starting: Electric
Max power: 78 hp / 56.9 kW @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque: 86 Nm / 63.4 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork
Front Brakes: 2x 280mm discs 2 piston calipers

Rear Brakes: Single 280mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 3.25 H19
Rear Tyre: 4.00 H18
Dry Weight: 214 kg / 471.3 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20.5 Litres / 5.4 US gal
Consumption Average: 40 mpg
Top Speed: 198 km/h / 123 mph

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