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LAVERDA Motorcycles Set for Comeback in New York

16 March 1999

LAVERDA Motorcycles Set for Comeback in New York; Redline Motorsports Named Exclusive Manhattan Dealer
    NEW YORK, March 16 -- Never say never says Motor Laverda USA
as the Italy's leading motorcycle manufacturer announces today the
reintroduction of LAVERDA motorcycles to the United States. The company also
announced today that Redline Motorsports will serve as the exclusive Manhattan
based dealer of the new line.
    The LAVERDA lineup has not been available to the US marketplace since
1983.  LAVERDA's rich history in road racing throughout Europe helped the
company gain prominence in the 1970's and early 80's, as it was the leading
builder of reliable, fast motorcycles.  In 1976, LAVERDA built what was the
fastest production motorcycle in the world, the legendary JOTA 1000 three
    "The 1999 LAVERDA lineup continues the company's tradition of producing
high quality, hand-built Italian sport motorcycles with an emphasis on
unparalleled handling," says Chuck Bonis at Redline Motorsports.  "We are
pleased to be named the exclusive dealer for Manhattan as we expect the
current motor cycling trend in New York City to continue to escalate in
    All new LAVERDAS meet all EPA and D.O.T. requirements.  In addition,
LAVERDAS current lineup of modem 750 twins features a fuel injected, liquid
cooled, multi valve powerplant that matches impressive horsepower with some
of the best brakes, suspension, and chassis components available.
    The following are the pricing for the 1999 LAVERDA models:

    1999 Laverda 750 S Half Fairing          $9,995.00
    1999 Laverda 750 S Full Fairing          $10,795.00
    1999 Laverda 750 S Formula               $12,995.00
    1999 Laverda 750 Ghost Strike            $9,795.00

    For more information, please contact Christopher Hayes, Hayes &
Associates, 212-625-1230,

    Dealer and general information is available from:

    Motor Laverda USA, Inc              Redline Motorsports
    8989 Monroe Road                    131 West 26th Street
    Houston, TX 77061                   New York, NY 10001
    713-943-2288                        212-645-0005
    fax 713-943-8894                    fax 212-691-6838