1950 Vincent Rapide Series C

    • Year 1950
    • Chassis Number RC5075
    • Engine Number F10AB/1/3175
    • Registration LLA 519
    • Price £44,995

    Vincent factory records show this Series ‘C’ Rapide was built 23rd Nov. 1949 during the period when both Series B and C models were being built at the Stevenage factory, however it wasn’t dispatched to Surtees, London until 15th June 1950. A buff logbook, old V5s and the current V5C indicate 9 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, an hand written diary of this work is with the bike.

    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 a factory build sheet, VOC dating certificate old MoT’s and an original riders handbook and service manual. 

    Prior to being sold in 2022 ( by us ) the bike received a full service and has recently been fitted with new stainless rims / spokes, new tyres and the front brake drums skimmed. The fuel tank has also been repainted and the bike fitted with a large ‘chronometric’ type speedo. This is a very nice example with a good history file that remains in good running order.