New book! Laverda 1000 V6 « The formula 1 on two wheels »

Piero Laverda – Jean-Louis Olive

It is with great pleasure that the authors, Piero Laverda and Jean-Louis Olive, are now publishing this new book about the Laverda 1000 V6.

For the enthusiasts, the famous Laverda 1000 V6 that raced the 1978 Bol d'Or is one of the most ambitious achievements of Italian engineering. But, beyond its unique technical features, many ultimately know very little about this legendary machine built in less than 18 months thanks to the passion and enthusiasm of the small family company of Breganze.

It is in this spirit that this book has been written during many months of hard work to find and collect testimony, factory documents and exclusive photographs, to tell with precision and detail the extraordinary adventure of this legendary machine that remains to date the only real transposition of the F1 technology to the world of racing motorcycles.

 This book, dedicated to the complete history of this technological challenge, includes plenty of information and illustrations that had never before been revealed to the public, and will allow to understand the secrets of construction of this incredibly complex project and the level of skill and courage that were necessary during the late Seventies to achieve the development of a racing motorcycle capable of participating at the greatest of all endurance races and demonstrating a level of performance unmatched so far.

We are proud to announce that profits generated by the sales of this book will be used to help the Laverda Corse Team to organize events and promote the restoration and history of Laverda race bikes.

Normal edition:

The “Laverda 1000 V6, Formula 1 on 2 wheels” book is available in a high quality edition and should satisfy every enthusiast, Laverda motorcycle riders or collectors as well as those passionate about great engineering in general.

The price of the normal edition is 50 euro.

Limited Deluxe edition:

To the attention of the keenest readers and collectors, we offer the opportunity to purchase a special Deluxe limited version of the book.  Only 200 copies (numbered from 1 to 200) have been made of this very hi-quality edition. This version includes additional pages and some other surprises. Each copy will be numbered, dedicaced and signed by the authors before dispatching to the customers.

The price for this special edition is 150 euro

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