1949 Vincent HRD Rapide By Mecum

Lot F98 is a very special one at the 2020 Glendale Auction at Mecum. It will take place in March 11th – 14th. Many more Lots and rare collectables from this action will be displayed at our homepage soon.

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  • Correct restoration to like original condition
  • Designed and built by the Vincent HRD motorcycle company of Stevenage, England
  • In 1936, a Comet single was doubled to produce the new V-twin Rapide
  • The Rapide debuted in 1936 and was built until 1939
  • Production resumed in 1946 and ended in 1955
  • The Rapide was instantly the fastest production motorcycle in the world with a 110 MPH top speed

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