1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980

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Lot 14
1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter
Registration no. 927 AKK Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980

Sold for £ 3,680 (US$ 4,840) inc. premium
1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter
Registration no. 927 AKK
Frame no. APR6100
Engine no. AMB980
In 1946 the Red Hunters became the first models to feature Ariel's new telescopic front fork, and the following year could be ordered with the optional Anstey Link plunger rear suspension. A new duplex loop frame with swinging-arm rear suspension was adopted for 1954 and the 500cc VH gained an alloy 'head at the same time (a feature the 350cc NH would not enjoy until the 1956 range was announced). This restored Red Hunter comes with Draganfly Motorcycles dating letter confirming matching frame and engine numbers, and the Ariel also retains its original registration, '927 AKK'. The machine benefits from new hardened valves and seats, a Morgo oil pump, new clutch, new front wheel bearings, new stainless spokes, an electronic voltage regulator and a Burlen gel battery. Described as in generally good condition, this smart Red Hunter is offered with the aforementioned dating letter, an old-style continuation logbook, current road fund licence and V5C document.
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1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980
1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980
1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980
1957 Ariel 500cc Red Hunter Frame no. APR6100 Engine no. AMB980
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