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Ariel Arrow Super Sports
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Ariel Arrow Super Sports

The 20hp Ariel Arrow Super Sports models were known as the Golden Arrow because of their unique color scheme. They were released in 1961 to broaden the appeal of the 2-stroke twin.
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Ariel Huntmaster FH650
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Ariel Huntmaster FH650

The Ariel Huntmaster FH650 was particularly popular with sidecar fanatics in the late 1950s.
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Ariel Leader
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Ariel Leader

If the Japanese launched the Ariel Leader today, with a modern 4-stroke engine, it would be considered to be a stunningly creative and radical design. In 1954, when Ariels Chief Designer Val Page was drawing the Leader, the bike was almost science fiction.
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Ariel Red Hunter 500
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Ariel Red Hunter 500

The Selly Oak company of Ariel first produced the sporting model Ariel Red Hunter 500 in 1932, this example is of 1934 vintage and is believed to be one of the first foot change models.
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Ariel Square Four
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Ariel Square Four

Undoubtedly, the most famous bike produced under the Ariel marquee was the Ariel Square Four motorcycle. It was produced from 1931 till 1958.
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