1951 Vincent Black Shadow
Manufactured in England.
FRAME # RC8521B / ENGINE # F10AB/1B/6621
1951 Vincent 1000cc Black Shadow. The most beautiful engine in the world. Vincent`s were indeed legendary in their own lifetime. Even more since the production ceased, the esteem in which this iconic motorcycle is held has only increased, fuelling the demand among discerning collectors for fine examples of the marque, such as that one offered here. These machines bristled with innovative features, offering adjustment of brake pedal, footrests, seat height and gear-change lever. The finish was to a very high standard commensurate with the cost of the machine, which was virtually double that of any of its contemporaries. A matching-numbers example,with full known history from new this Series-C is fully restored with no expense spared, it has seen only a few miles since restoration and is presented in pristine condition.