for $180 bucks you could spank the sh%# out any other motor around its price range. Even outside of its price range, I've ran this motor and seen it easily compete with more expensive engines, including mods. (Sirio, NovaRossi, etc...)You get good run time so long as the motor is correctly tuned and have the right pipe. Just read the threads, find out who's who and where they race, and then look at their lap times.
The only downside to the JLR may be that your LHS may not carry the picco plugs or exhaust gaskets for it, so you'll have to stock up in advance (same thing for any other picco engine)