1950 Ariel Square Four

Year: 1950
Make: Ariel
Model: Square Four
Retail New: $658 (1952)
Retail Current: $5,000-$9,500
Frame: Steel diamond
Wheelbase: 1,422mm (56in)
Seat Height: 737mm (29in)
Front Tire: 3.25in x 19in
Rear Tire: 4.00in x 18in
Front Brakes: 178mm (7in) single-leading-shoe drum
Rear Brakes:
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks, no adjustment
Rear Suspension: Twin link-and-plunger units, no adjustment
Engine Type: Square four
Engine Displacement: 997cc
Bore x Stroke: 65mm x 75mm
Valve Train: Overhead
Valves per Cylinder: 2
Valve Adjustment:
Compression: 6:1
Carburation: 26mm Solex
Ignition: coil and points
Starting System: Kickstart
Cooling System: Air
Dry Weight: 197kg (433lb)
Wet Weight:
Load Capacity:
Fuel Capacity: 18 ltr (4.8gal)
Average MPG: 40-55
Gallons to Reserve:
Range to Reserve:
Clutch: Wet, multiplate
Number of Gears: 4
Final Drive: Chain
Charging Output:

Battery: 6v
Power: 34hp @ 5,400rpm
Top Speed: 100mph (est.)
RPM @ 60:
Standing 1/4:

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