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1940 Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter Specs

General İnformation

Model Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter
Year 1940
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches)
Power 24.00 HP (17.5 kW)) @ 6000 RPM
Compression 6.0:1
Bore x stroke 86.4 x 85.0 mm (3.4 x 3.3 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Amal monoblock
Fuel control Overhead Valves (OHV)
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

Starter Kick
Electrical 6V battery.
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