Snaefell Laverda - Cool Sidecar Project

As sidecars go, this is cool! We bet that’s what Francois Knorreck said to himself when he started work on this unique motorcycle-car 10 years ago. He used a Laverda motorbike and put together the car using whatever parts he got his hands on.


The Snaefell is a completely hand crafted vehicle, the frame, the wiring harness and, of course, the amazing body, which itself used 63 molds for the parts made of polyester or carbon fiber. Some parts were sourced from Renault, Citroen, BMW, VW and Audi. The entire 10,000 hour project comes in around 15,000 Euros, which, at today’s rates, is about $21,000.


Power is from the original 1000cc Laverda triple which gets a matching triple exhaust out the back of the bodywork. The interior, complete with seatbelts, looks like a factory build. The door opens up Lamborghini style. Just stunning work.
 
 

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