How the model was originally conceived in secrecy, its development and subsequent production, discussing in depth those features it shares in common with the other Vincent models and those that differentiate it.
The story of the first superbike. Despite only nine years of production, Vincents continued to be ridden regularly in rallies, hard in racing, and certainly well beyond the normal lifespan of a motorcycle. This book tells the Vincent story from 1946 until the present day, including the stories of those significant individuals who helped to make Vincents such legendary machines.
Reprinted articles from major automotive magazines deal specifically with your favorite Vincent models. Filled with road tests, specs, driving impressions, articles on model introductions, history, and tuning. Models covered include: Firefly, Egli-Vincent, NorVin, Comet, Meteor, Rapide, Grey Flash, Black Shadow, Black Prince and Black Lightning.
This book celebrates the centenary of the birth of P.C. Vincent. Included are the Tales of the Snarling Beast which he wrote for "Motorcycle Sport" magazine in the 1960s, an interview and profile by Roy Harper and photos from PCV’s own collection.