Laverda 1200 Mirage Review

1981 Laverda 1200 Mirage from South Africa

Model year1981
Year of manufacture1981
First year of ownership1985
Most recent year of ownership1989
Acceleration marks 8 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 8 / 10
Handling marks 9 / 10
Braking marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired45000 kilometres
Most recent distance61000 kilometres
Previous motorcycleHonda CB400F

Summary:

A very fast, good sounding, reliable bike

Faults:

Battery kept on going flat.

General Comments:

When you started her up in the morning, the sound was awesome.

The acceleration was very quick and the bike would easily reach 240km/h.

Handling was very good, as well as the ground clearance.

Good low-down torque from any gear.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th April, 2010

Average review marks: 7.8 / 10, based on 1 review