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The 1932 VH 500 Red Hunter has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 497cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a four-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 24 HP (17.9 Kw) at 6000 rpm. The key features for this machine would be the laced wheels, a parallelogram front fork, a hardtail rear suspension, a sprung seat, an analogue, tank-mounted instrumentation panel, a large headlight, a dual, mid-mounted, exhaust system, a blacked-out frame, and a drum braking system.
ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter 1932 - 1959 4 Photos
ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter (1932 - 1959)ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter (1932 - 1959)ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter (1932 - 1959)ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter (1932 - 1959)
ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter 1932 - 1959

ARIEL VH 500 Red Hunter 500

engine specs
Type
Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, OHV, 2 valves
Displacement
497 cm3
Bore X Stroke
3.4x3.3 in OR 86 mm
Compression Ratio
6:1
Horsepower
24/6000 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
Carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
4-Speed, manual
Clutch
Dry
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Semi double cradle
Front Suspension
Parallelogram fork
Rear Suspension
Hardtail, sprung seat
Front Brake
Drum
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
85.8 in OR 2179 mm
Overall Width
25.2 in OR 640 mm
Seat Height
-
Weelbase
-
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
375 lbs OR 170 kg
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gallons OR 17.0 L
tyres specs
Front
3.00 x 20
Rear
3.25 x 19
power system specs
Power pack
-
Nominal Capacity
-
Maximum Capacity
-
Charger type
-
Charging time (normal)
-
Charging time (quick)
-
Range
-
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