Ariel Arrow

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Ariel Arrow
Also called Arrow Super Sport 250, Arrow 200
Production 1959 - 1967
Class Classic
twin, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 53.3mm x 53.3mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 82 mph (132 km/h)
Horsepower 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 6500RPM
Ignition lucas.
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: trailing link, oil-damped
Rear: swingarm
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.25-16
Rear Tire 3.25-16
Wheelbase 50.98 inches (1295 mm)
Seat Height 30.0 inches (762 mm)
Weight 330.69 pounds (150.0 Kg) (dry), 132.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 2.94 liters/100 km (34.0 km/l or 80.01 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ariel Arrow 200 was a twin, two-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Ariel between 1959 and 1967. It could reach a top speed of 82 mph (132 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 19.98 HP (14.9 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 53.3mm bore x 53.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 198.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

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 equipped with a swingarm. The Arrow 200 was fitted with a 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 330.69 pounds (150.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 50.98 inches (1295 mm) long.

1960 - 1966 Ariel Arrow[edit | edit source]

1960 - 1966 Ariel Arrow

The 250cc Ariel Leader was produced from 1958 until 1966, while its little brother, the Ariel Arrow, being born in 1960. A smaller 200cc engined version appeared in 1964.

1962 Ariel Arrow Super Sport 250[edit | edit source]

1962 Ariel Arrow Super Sport 250 1962 Ariel Arrow Super Sport 250

The 1961 Ariel Arrow Super Sport 250 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, two-stroke, 247cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a four-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 20 horsepower at 6500 rpm. In addition, it comes standard with a suspension package composed of a trailing link fork in the front and twin shock absorbers in the rear, a drum braking system, laced wheels with whitewall tires mounted on them, a dual seat and an analogue instrument cluster.

In Media[edit | edit source]