They say that café racers are the ancestors of modern supersport bikes and we all know that these lasts have a reputation of attracting babes like magnets. But this vintage photo of the absolutely beautiful Laverda SF 750 motorcycle reveals that things have been this way ever since the very beginnings. And, by the way, the girls were as daring then as they are now.
This Laverda motorcycle has suffered an incredible, truly radical transformation into a…car. In fact, it is a supercar sidecar attached to the original bike, which was heavily modified to fit the scenario.
It was built within 10 years by a Frenchman named Francois Knorreck. The reason why this 10,000 hours project lasted this long is the builder’s little spare time.
Featuring parts of a Kawasaki 1000, VW Golf GTI, Audi 80 and a Citroen Xantia as well as from BMW and Renault cars, the Snaefell, as the builder named it, is probably the most technically diversified piece of engineering.
The impressive fit and finish and the fact that the thing is totally functional leave us speechless. It even features gulfwing doors! Full story