Vincent factory records this Series ‘C’ Rapide was built 23rd Nov. 1949 during the period when both Series B and C models were being built at Stevenage. However it wasn’t dispatched to Surtees in London until 15th June 1950.
A buff logbook, old V5s and the current V5C indicate 8 owners in total to date, with the bike being restored and the engine rebuilt in 2002 by a long time member of the Vincent Owners Club.
Retaining it’s original registration this fully matching number Rapide remains in very nice overall condition and has been in regular use. It is supplied with a hand written record of the restoration along with the factory build sheet, VOC dating certificate old MoT’s and an original riders handbook. This is a very nice example with a good history and in good running order.