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1959 Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter Specs

General İnformation

Model Ariel VH 500 Red Hunter
Year 1959
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 497.00 ccm (30.33 cubic inches)
Power 26.00 HP (19.0 kW)) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed 132.8 km/h (82.5 mph)
Compression 6.8:1
Bore x stroke 81.0 x 95.0 mm (3.2 x 3.7 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
Fuel consumption 3.04 litres/100 km (32.9 km/l or 77.38 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 70.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Semi double cradle
Front suspension Grider forks
Rear suspension Twin shocks
Frame 3.25-20
Front tyre 3.25-20
Rear tyre 3.25-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 178 mm (7.0 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
rear_brakes_diameter 178 mm (7.0 inches)
Seat Dual seat

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 170.1 kg (375.0 pounds)
Overall length 2,180 mm (85.8 inches)
Overall width 640 mm (25.2 inches)
Ground clearance 140 mm (5.5 inches)
Wheelbase 1,422 mm (56.0 inches)
Fuel capacity 17.03 litres (4.50 gallons)
Oil capacity 3.40 litres (0.22 quarts)

Other specifications

Color options Deep red
Starter Kick
light 7.5 inch headlamp
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