A rare 1952 Vincent Rapide has been discovered in California. The bike has only 8500 miles in his clock, so it’s practically new. The classic british machine, painted in Chinese Red, has been untouched for nearly half a century. The motorcycle was found in Fresno, California, where it had been sold new by the local Indian motorcycle dealer, it has California black license plate. The Rapide is go under the hammer on Thursday January 6th, 2011 at Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction, USA.