McQueen first became associated with Triumph in the 1960s through his best friend Bud Ekins, but when the lightweight, powerful and nimble Swedish-made Husqvarna was introduced to America in 1970 it quickly became his preferred mount. Subsequently it was this marque of motorcycle McQueen rode on numerous, highly-publicised occasions.Bonhams is to offer for sale the genuine 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross owned and ridden by the Hollywood icon, together with a large number of documents supporting its provenance and authenticity.The McQueen Husqvarna joins an impressive line-up of machines already consigned for the sale, including the original condition 1902 Rambler from the Indian Motorcycle Museum and a quartet of BMW racing motorcycles that features the very rare and desirable Kompressor.Owners interested in consigning to the auction can contact:
Nick Smith, West Coast: +1 323-436-5470 / email@example.com
Evan Ide, East Coast: +1 917-340-4657 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Walker, Europe: +44 208 963 2819 / email@example.comAdditional information about the sale can be found at bonhams.com/vegas.