10 years, 10,000 hours and $21,000 went in to converting this 1000cc Laverda 3CL into a custom sidecar. The result looks nothing like the original bike and like nothing else on the road.

Built by François Knorreck, a French medical technician, over the course of a decade, he was inspired to create a sidecar because his old 3CL had right-hand chain drive, perfect for a straight chainline to the rear axle. [Snaefell Project via Motorbiker.org]

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

The headlight comes from a Kawasaki RX1000.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Taillights come from a Citroën Xantia.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

The interior is handmade and can accommodate two people in comfort.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

The logo is a revers "F" in a "K", François Knorreck's initials.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Three cylinders, three exhausts. The other header is on the right side of the cylinder.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Brakes are from a VW Golf GTI, wheels from an Audi 80.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

One exhaust canister for each cylinder.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Doors and roof panels are hand-formed carbon fiber.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

It took 63 molds to make the polyester bodywork.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Both front and rear swingarms are single-sided.

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS

Medical Technician Builds Amazing Laverda SidecarS