Laverda 668 Black Strike


Make Model

Laverda 668 Black Strike




Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder. DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder


668 cc / 40.7 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 78.5 x 69 mm
Cooling System Air/oil cooled
Compression Ratio 9.0:1


Twin Weber-Marelli electronic injection


Weber-Marelli electronic 
Starting Electric

Max Power

70 hp / 52 kW @ 8000 rpm 

Max Power Rear Tyre

65 hp / 48.4 kW @ 7800 rpm

Max Torque

60 Nm / 44.2 lb-ft @ 7000 rpm


6 speed 
Final Drive Chain

Front Suspension

40mm WP Upside-down forks, adjustable rebound and damping.

Rear Suspension

WP Rising rate adjustable preload, rebound and damping.

Front Brakes

2x 320mm discs 4 piston calipers

Rear Brakes

Single 245mm disc 2 piston caliper

Front Tyre

120/70 ZR17

Rear Tyre

170/60 ZR17

Dry Weight

180 kg / 396.8 lbs

Fuel Capacity

16 Litres / 4.2 US gal

As any true Cafè Racer, the Laverda Black Strike 668 has a 650/668 has a non-conventional look. It is all black and the only other colours are the white background of the instruments and the silver grey. An elegant and sporty combination that highlights the uniqueness of the Laverda Black Strike 668 Cafè Racer. They were manufactured in an exclusive series of 50 numbered-distinguished by a special plate and certificate of originality, and was very well received and sold extremely quickly.

"The air and oil cooled Laverda 668 engine delivers 70 HP and has been submitted to a large variety of upgrading and improvements. It has a new engine head, the cylinder liners have a new grinding, the pistons and the piston rings are new as well, the oil circulation circuit has been redesigned to improve cooling and lubrication at the same time, the oil pump has a larger flow and the crankcases are the same of the 750 c.c. versions."