Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Vincent Black Lightning : World Most Expensive Motorcycles

Vincent Motorcycles was a British manufacturer of motorcycles in the United Kingdom from 1928 to 1955. Their Black Shadow is one of the best known high performance motorcycles of the 1950s.
The “Black Shadow”, capable of 125 mph (201 km/h), and easily recognised by its black engine and gearbox unit, and large 150 mph (240 km/h) speedometer, was introduced.

The Vincent Black Lightning was a racing version of the Black Shadow, was designed to to set a different record: a world speed record in 1950. with every necessary steel part on it that could be, remade in aluminium, and anything not essential removed altogether, reducing the weight from 458 lb (208 kg) to 380 lb (170 kg).
Even tought the bike didn't break the record, but its pristine condition has made it a highly prized item for collectors with deep pockets.
In the Oktober 2008, at The Stafford Show UK, The Vincent Black Lightning was sold by Bonhams' it an estimate of $400,000 - $600,000, has been bought by an anonymous collector.

Source : http://www.luxist.com
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15 comments: on "Vincent Black Lightning : World Most Expensive Motorcycles"

awan_clickerz said...

aziiip. boleh nih..
sayang lom pernah megang motor ginian..
sama badan kebawa dech..hehe

-salam persaHabatan-

SEMANGAAAT
Yup !

J O N K said...

wah ini bener2 antik mas :)

sungaikuantan.com said...

macem dimodif...
hihihi....
antik dah....

ibeqz said...

at night,,,, hopely getting a targetted,,,,

azarre said...

fantastic...pesen ahh....kwkwkwkwkwkkk.....[gayya ajjah...hehehh...]

Reza Fauzi said...

wahaha, terlalu antik tuh

紳褟 said...

walao A!!!!!
tis motor cost so expensive 1~~~
@_@

Dedy's Blogger said...

hallloo...,nice motor cycle...

eljudge said...

Aku punya temen namanya Bang Vicent orangnya item manis. Biasa dipanggil 'Vincent Black'

Sayangnya sampe skrang dia belum lulus, jadi mahsiswa tua dech.. But, dia baik orngnya.

E-Tavasi said...

Wow cool antique motorcycle :D

bening said...

keren neh pictnya

Ani said...

Bener2 antik yach? kok bisa sih dapat gambar yg antik2 begini ?

Gadis Indonesia said...

Wow.. Antik Banget..

Jadi Pengen punya motor kayak gini

roja said...

wah keren abis mas

picas said...

Keren..kalau aq punya..pasti semua cewe jatuh cinta..

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