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VINCENT HRD BLACK SHADOW Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1948
 

2004 - Present

The famous Black Shadow first built in 1948, was easily recognized by the all black finish of the engine and gearbox and the big 5-inch, 150 mph Smith speedometer. It could cruise at 100 mph per hour and would top out at 125 mph. Based on the Rapide, all its internal engine components were polished and the gearshift mechanism was lightened. A white version was built, but the idea was abandoned b...




 

1948 - 1954

The famous Black Shadow first built in 1948, was easily recognized by the all black finish of the engine and gearbox and the big 5 inch, 150mph Smith speedometer. It could cruise at 100 mph and would top out at 125 mph. Based on the Rapide, all its internal engine components were polished and the gearshift mechanism was lightened.