The Vincent Motorcycle Company went out of business in 1955, but many people think even today that Vincents are still the most beautiful and desirable motorcycles ever built.
There is a ballad sung by Richard Thompson to the 1952 Vincent Black Lightning.
TheVincent.com enthusiasts’ site
The Vincent mystique even has produced fan fiction, like the story of the imaginary Vincent “Black Widow.”
Apparently you can actually buy bespoke replica Vincents made in France.
Patrick Godet web-site