The following week at the Grand palace in Paris, auctioneers Bonhams plan to organize a large automobile and motorcycle auction. Vintage motorcycle Egli-Vincent in 1968 will be one of the key lots. The estimated cost of 1968 Egli-Vincent 998cc RACER is 36 000 – 47 000 dollars.
At one time, this bike is highly valued by the original Egli frame and high performance, due to which he was very fast. At the half-mile bike Egli-Vincent could easily accelerate to 195 km / h in those years, this dynamic had a few motorcycles.
The bike was built by sidecar racer Pete Gerrish using frame Fritz Egli and the engine from racing motorcycle with a sidecar. The car was very well balanced and fast. Motorcycle Egli-Vincent debuted at the races at Cheltenham and immediately brought the first victory. After successful appearances on the track bike was redesigned for driving on DOPam. Smith set the speedometer and tachometer.
Next lucky owner Egli-Vincent 1968 will also receive a set of spare parts, including the cylinder head Vincent, Egli fuel tank and fairing.