Laverda 1000 Jota (1978-80)

The Laverda Jota 1000, produced from 1978 to 1980, is a powerful motorcycle with a four-stroke, transverse three-cylinder engine that has a capacity of 980cc with a compression ratio of 10.0:1. It has 2 valves per cylinder, a DOHC mechanism, and 3x 32mm Dell’Orto carburetors. The bike has Bosch electronic ignition and electric starting. It can achieve a maximum power of 97hp at 7800rpm and 90Nm of torque at 7000rpm. The engine is air-cooled with a 5-speed transmission and a chain-based final drive. The Laverda Jota 1000 has an excellent front suspension system with coils springs and a dual shock absorber system with five-way adjustable coil springs at the rear. The front brakes consist of 2x 280mm discs with 2 piston calipers, while the rear brakes are a single 280mm disc with 1 piston caliper. The motorcycle has a dry weight of 238kg, a fuel capacity of 20.5 litres, and an average consumption of 38.5mpg. It has a top speed of 131.3mph and can complete a standing 1/4 mile in just 12.8 seconds at a speed of 106.9mph. It performs exceptionally well, with minimal braking distance of just 39.9m from 60-0/100-0 mph. The Laverda Jota 1000 is a great choice for any rider looking for a powerful, speedy, and agile motorcycle.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Laverda Jota 1000

Year: 1978 – 80

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: 10.0:1
Induction: 3x 32mm Dell’Orto carburetors
Ignition: Bosch electronic
Starting: Electric
Max power: 97 hp / 70.7 kW @ 7800 rpm
Max Torque: 90 Nm / 66.3 lb-fft @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Coils springs
Rear Suspension: Dual shock absorbers, 5-way adjustable coil springs
Front Brakes: 2x 280mm discs 2 piston calipers

Rear Brakes: Single 280mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 100/90-18
Rear Tyre: 120/90-18
Dry Weight: 238 kg / 524.7 lbs
Wet Weight: 250 kg / 551 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20.5 Litres / 5.4 US gal
Consumption Average: 38.5 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 39.9 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.8 sec / 106.9 mph 172.0 km/h
Top Speed: 131.3 mph / 211.3 km/h

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