Ariel Leader in Movies
The Ariel Leader is a twin, two-stroke touring motorcycle produced between 1958 and 1965. It could reach a top speed of 112.7 km/h (70.0 mph)
The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 54.0 x 54.0 mm (2.1 x 2.1 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 249.00 ccm (15.19 cubic inches). Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).
The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain.
It came with a 3.25-16 front tire and a 3.25-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a trailing link oil-damped while the rear was equiped with a swingarm The Leader is fitted with a 9.00 litres (2.38 gallons) fuel tank. The bike weighs just 150.0 kg (330.7 pounds). The wheelbase is 1,295 mm (51.0 inches) long.
Classic Police Vehicles on Show
The owner says "this is a 1963 Ariel Leader used by the Sheffield constabulary" The presenters first question "What year of manufacture would that be?" It's said to be capable of doing 70mph The enquiry is complete The vehicle details for 545 FWA are: Date of Liability 01 10 2008 Date of First Registration 01 04 1963 Year of Manufacture Not Available Cylinder Capacity (cc) 247CC CO2 Emissions Not Available Fuel Type Petrol Export Marker Not Applicable Vehicle Status Licence Not Due Vehicle Colour BLACK Vehicle Type Approval null
A l'arrière plan une BMW (mieux visible sur les deux dernières petites photos)