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1932 Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter Specs

General ─░nformation

Model Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter
Year 1932
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches)
Power 24.00 HP (17.5 kW)) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed 140.0 km/h (87.0 mph)
Compression 6.0:1
Bore x stroke 86.4 x 85.0 mm (3.4 x 3.3 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
Ignition Flywheel
Lubrication system Dry sump with dual plunger pumps
Cooling system Air
Gearbox 4-speed
Transmission type, final drive Chain
Driveline Burman

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Semi double cradle
Front suspension Grider forks
Rear suspension Rigid
Frame 3.00-20
Front tyre 3.00-20
Rear tyre 3.25-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 190.0 kg (418.9 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.1263 HP/kg
Overall length 2,180 mm (85.8 inches)
Overall width 640 mm (25.2 inches)
Fuel capacity 14.80 litres (3.91 gallons)
Oil capacity 3.40 litres (0.22 quarts)

Other specifications

Color options Chrome/red/gold
Starter Kick
Electrical 6V battery.
Comments Designed by Val Page.
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