Ariel Motorcycles

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Ariel Models 1955

Models covered: 1000cc 4G Square Four, KH Hunter Twin 500 cc, Red Hunter Single NH 350cc, Red Hunter Single VH 500cc, 600cc Side Valve VB, FH Huntmaster Twin 650cc and LH Colt 200cc

Huntmaster Twin 650cc

Ariel developed its parallel twin machines to compete with the Triumph Speed Twins by Turner. BSA acquired Ariel in 1951 and the twins were, from then on, based on the BSA A7/A10 engines.

The Huntmaster was introduced in 1954 and discontinued in 1959.