Tagged: Vincent

Improving Upon Perfection: 1967 Vincent Egli Vincent 1000 for Sale

Improving Upon Perfection: 1967 Vincent Egli Vincent 1000 for Sale

Today’s 1967 Egli Vincent is a very rare machine, with just 200 ever built. In the 1960s, motorcycle frame design was still something of a black art, and a whole cottage industry sprung up...

Ahead of Its Time: 1952 Vincent Black Shadow Series C for Sale

Ahead of Its Time: 1952 Vincent Black Shadow Series C for Sale

One of the most iconic sportbikes of all time, the Vincent Black Shadow is blessed with a name that evokes powerful imagery, even if you’ve never actually seen one. I just sounds sinister, dangerous,...

It’s In the Name: 1951 Vincent Rapide for Sale

It’s In the Name: 1951 Vincent Rapide for Sale

While the sinister-sounding Vincent Black Shadow gets all the headlines, the more basic Rapide has almost all of its more evocative sibling’s impressive technology and speed. In the same way the racing Brittens are...

Rarer Than Rare: 1955 Vincent Black Prince Project

Rarer Than Rare: 1955 Vincent Black Prince Project

Ironically, while the styling of the Vincent Rapide and Black Shadow v-twins is now considered iconic, by 1954 it was starting to look dated to buyers of the period. So an update was needed...

Two in a Row: 1947 Vincent Rapide for Sale

Two in a Row: 1947 Vincent Rapide for Sale

Wow, two gorgeous Vincents up for sale at the same time! Although I’d imagine at this point, given their value, many of them are in this kind of condition. Yesterday’s Rapide had been cosmetically...

1952 Vincent Rapide For Sale

1952 Vincent Rapide For Sale

Thanks to reader Jess for pointing this one out. In the minds of motorcyclists of a certain age, no motorcycle can really match the aura and mystique of a v-twin Vincent. Expensive, powerful, dripping...

Reader’s Ride: Very Original 1950 Vincent Black Shadow for Sale

Reader’s Ride: Very Original 1950 Vincent Black Shadow for Sale

The very name “Vincent Black Shadow” is mythic,  evocative.  Even if you’ve never actually seen a Vincent, you’ll probably picture one pretty accurately just from hearing the name.  Vincent twins are handsome beasts, in...

1954 Vincent Black Shadow Model “C” For Sale

1954 Vincent Black Shadow Model “C” For Sale

The Vincent Black Shadow is a bike of mythic reputation, the sort of machine that even non-bike people have probably heard of, although they couldn’t necessarily tell you what one looked like.  They are...

1950 Vincent Grey Flash in Beverly Hills, CA

1950 Vincent Grey Flash in Beverly Hills, CA

Although I am no classic bike expert, but I do know enough to bow down before any bike with a Vincent badge on its tank. And although this is “just” a replica, it’s still...