2017 Metisse Steve McQueen Desert Racer With Zero Miles

SOLD FOR: $16,049

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Please Note: In response to customer requests, we are implementing an automatic bid bump: if your proxy bid meets or exceeds the reserve price, bidding will jump up to meet that price and you will see “Reserve price has been met” under the price. Please contact abhi@iconicmotorbikes.com if you have any questions!

Additional photos of this Metisse Steve McQueen Desert Racer are available here for your perusal.

Founded in England in 1959 by Derek and Don Rickman, Metisse Motorcycles quickly developed a name for off-road excellence with their custom frame designs for British engines that led to wins in the Moto Cross des Nations as well as 250cc and 500cc GP motocross championships. Their success soon expanded into road racing as well, but they were best known in the US for desert racing prowess thanks to vocal support from legends like Bud Ekins and Steve McQueen. In fact, it was McQueen himself in 1966 who called Metisse’s Mk3 off-road frame “the best handling bike I’ve ever owned!”

In 2008, Metisse partnered with Chad McQueen (Steve’s son) and Dave Ekins (Bud’s brother) to build modern replica of Steve McQueen’s machine, and the McQueen estate gave Metisse the rights to produce a limited run of 300 examples.

The gorgeous nickel-plated 4130 chromoly Metisse frame surrounded a reconditioned Triumph 650cc engine with a 4-speed transmission, fed by an Amal concentric carb.

35mm Ceriani forks with BSA yokes and reproduction Girling shocks handled suspension duties.

The bodywork (including a 2.1 gallon fuel tank) was adorned in the Battleship Grey color that McQueen famously adored, and an authorized autograph is present on the tank.

This example is VIN: MQN 286-1352, Engine #: T120R DU37980. The seller acquired it four years ago brand new from Metisse and immediately put it into storage. It has never been ridden.

Modifications:
There are no modifications, this bike is stock from Metisse.

The seller states that there are no cosmetic blemishes or mechanical issues.

The sale includes a Letter of Authenticity.

Currently located in Greenwich, Connecticut, this Metisse is offered on a Bill of Sale only. Have any Metisse stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Please Note: In response to customer requests, we are implementing an automatic bid bump: if your proxy bid meets or exceeds the reserve price, bidding will jump up to meet that price and you will see “Reserve price has been met” under the price. Please contact abhi@iconicmotorbikes.com if you have any questions!

Additional Information

Location

Greenwich, Connecticut

Year

N/A

Make

Metisse

Model

Steve McQueen Desert Racer

Mileage

Zero

VIN

MQN 286-1352

Title

Bill of Sale Only

Title State/Country

N/A

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

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Shipping Information

Continental US:
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $660 in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.

Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
  • additional details can be found here

Southern California
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