Speed is Expensive

The Vincent is the most expensive motorcycle ever. Yet its designer died forgotten and penniless. This is his story.

When a Vincent sold at auction for $1.2 million in 2018 it became the most expensive motorcycle in the world. Today, riders such as Jay Leno, Brad Pitt and Ryan Reynolds collect these beautiful machines. Yet its creator, Philip Vincent, died penniless and living in public housing. The Ewan McGregor-narrated Speed is Expensive is the story of how one man’s obsession with speed cost him everything.

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Running Time 80 mins

Genre Documentary

MPAA Rating Not Rated

Ewan McGregor
Jay Leno
Paul Simonon

Directed by
David Lancaster