Ariel Four-Cylinder Prototype (1962)

Make Model: Ariel Leader 4 Prototype


Year: 1962
Production: Never reached full production
Engine: Four stroke, four horisontal cylinders on the left with in-line crankshaft, OHV
Capacity: 696 cc / 42.5 cu in
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Wet sump
Exhaust: 4-into-1
Induction: Single Zenith carburetor
Ignition: Coil
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 18.6 kW / 25 hp
Clutch: Morris Minor car clutch, syncro-mesh gearbox
Transmission: 4-Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Frame: Pressed steel frame with leg shields
Wheels: Steel, laced wire spokes
Front Rim: 3.25 x 17
Rear Rim: 4.00 x 16
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Wheelbase: 1448 mm / 57 in

Source: National Motorcycle Museum, UK


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