Conceived, designed and built in New York City, Vanguard is an exciting, entirely new and wholly distinct motorcycle brand, that  has unveiled its first creation, the Vanguard Roadster, at the International Motorcycle Show in New York.

Form and function have never been more complimentary. The Vanguard Roadster has a striking contemporary silhouette, the result of clear and well-informed design decisions. The lines emerged from breaking everything down into rethinking needs and solutions.

 Vanguard Roadster

The Vanguard Roadster is a running prototype, with production slated for 2018. It boasts many unique features including a frameless structural engine, unitized crankcase, integrated exhaust and a tablet-size digital dashboard with rear-view camera. The Roadster is the first of 3 motorcycles built on a common powertrain platform that will cover all riding positions: Roadster, Cruiser and Racer.

 Vanguard Roadster

Vanguard motorcycles will be assembled in New York City at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The modular construction, based on large sub-assemblies, revisits traditional manufacturing methods. Combined with worldwide sourcing and the support of key motorcycle vendors, Vanguard will deliver exceptional value and quality.

The Vanguard Roadster will retail for $30,000 USD. You can check out Vanguard’s website for more details.

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all images courtesy of Vanguard