1968 Egli-Vincent

1968 EGLI-VINCENT BACKGROUND
Swiss racer/engineer Fritz Egli designed and built custom frame kits for the legendary Vincent 998cc V-twin engine. He built around 100 frames from 1967 to 1972, with the intent of modernizing the iconic Vincent Black Shadow, which fell out of production in 1955.
1968 EGLI-VINCENT DESIGN
Every Egli-Vincent is unique, as final fitment of brakes, suspension and bodywork were the choice of the builder. Egli built beautifully crafted frames, famous for their perfect welds, and their nickel plating. The backbone of the frame was a large-diameter tube that doubles as the oil reservoir.

1968 Egli-Vincent SPECIFICATIONS

Engine type:
Displacement:
Bore & Stroke:
Output:
Ignition:
Fuel system:
Primary drive:
Clutch:
Gearbox:
Final drive:
Brake, front:
Brake, rear:
Suspension, front:
Suspension, rear:
Weight:
Top speed:
OHV 50-degree V-twin
998cc
84mm X 90mm
55 horsepower
Lucas magneto
2-Amal GP carburetors
Duplex chain
Multi-plate, wet
4-speed, right-foot shift
Single-row chain
TLS drum
SLS drum
Telescopic forks
Swing arm w/2 shocks
440 lbs
125mph

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THE ORIGINAL VINCENT MOTORCYCLE
VINCENT: FIFTY YEARS OF THE PARK, by Phillip Vincent himself!


THE VINCENT IN THE BARN


VINCENT BLACK LIGHTNING 1952, KINDLE


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VINCENT FROM 1938


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