British: The Vincent Motorcycle
is surely one of the most charismatic British marques of all time. The first
true Vincents made their debut at the 1934 London Motorcycle Show and over the
next two decades the marque came to symbolise speed, style and innovative
Now you can
enjoy the full, illustrated history of the Vincent from one of the first HRD
racers of 1925 through to the final streamlined Black Prince models of 30 years
Rudge Python-engined Vincents are featured in detail, as well as a unique
water-cooled Villiers-powered two-fifty. We revisit a broad cross-section of
500cc and 1000cc models, from the earliest Series A models right up to the
final Series D streamliners.
names such as Meteor, Comet, Rapide and Black Shadow as well as the
single-cylinder Grey Flash and vee-twin Black Lightning racers are brought back
to life with detailed museum close-ups and action on the road.
recall the famous Nero and Moto Vincent sprinters, and even one of the superb
Swiss-built Egli-Vincent specials. And, of course, no programme exploring the
appeal of this great British manufacturer would be complete without capturing
the atmosphere and one of the 'Best of British' motorcycles.