1954 Vincent Black Lightning

Year: 1954


Make: Vincent
Model: Black Lightning
Retail New: $1,800
Retail Current:


Frame: Stressed engine (no frame)
Wheelbase: 56.5in
Seat Height: 29in
Front Tire: 3 x 21in
Rear Tire: 3.5 x 20in Avon racing tires
Front Brakes:
Rear Brakes: Twin 7in SLS drum
Front Suspension: Hydraulic damped Vincent Girdraulic fork
Rear Suspension: Monoshock rear w/ triangulated swing arm
Instrumentation: N/A


Engine Type:
Engine Displacement:
Bore x Stroke:
Valve Train:
Valves per Cylinder: N/A
Valve Adjustment:
Compression: N/A
Carburation: Two 32mm 10TT9 Amal carburetors
Ignition: N/A
Starting System: N/A
Lubrication: N/A
Cooling System: Air


Dry Weight: N/A
Wet Weight: 380lbs (wet)
Load Capacity: N/A
Fuel Capacity: 3.4gal
Average MPG: classic-bike-database/1954-vincent-black-lightning
Gallons to Reserve: N/A
Range to Reserve: N/A


Clutch: N/A
Number of Gears: 4-speed
Final Drive: Cain


Charging Output: N/A
Power: 70hp @ 5,700rpm
Torque: N/A
Top Speed: 150mph
RPM at 60:
Standing 1/4: N/A

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