Classic motorcycle videos selected by the editors of Motorcycle Classics
1/14/2011 10:12:46 AM
by MC Staff
Ariel, Classic British Motorcycles
The Ariel Square Four was one of the most glamorous and best known British motorcycles. In production for 27 years, it was a mainstay in Ariel’s line of motorcycles.
Its story begins almost 80 years ago when, legend has it, a young engineer named Edward Turner — later to find fame as boss of Triumph — sketched a “square four” engined motorcycle on the back of a cigarette pack. Turner offered his design to a string of bike manufacturers before being hired by Ariel in 1928. The rest, as they say, is history.
Here are two short videos we found that demonstrate the sound and beauty of the Ariel Square Four:
Read more about the Ariel Square Four:• 1952 Ariel Square Four• Ariels in New Zealand• Ariel-Norton Hybrid Motorcycle
No simple “cut and shut,” this Ariel-Norton hybrid motorcycle could easily pass for a factory-made m...
Penned by Triumph legend Edward Turner, the Ariel Square Four was the smoothest British motorcycle o...
A unique Ariel Square Four restored at the factory five years after it was sold and three years afte...
In production for 28 years, the Ariel Square Four became a comfortable touring motorcycle in its lat...
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