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1948 Ariel KH 500 specifications, pictures, reviews and rating
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|Model:||Ariel KH 500|
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|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement:||498.0 ccm (30.39 cubic inches)|
|Engine type:||Twin, four-stroke|
|Power:||28.0 HP (20.5 kW)) @ 6500 RPM|
|Top speed:||145.0 km/h (90.1 mph)|
|Bore x stroke:||56.0 x 86.0 mm (2.2 x 3.4 inches)|
|Fuel control:||Overhead Valves (OHV)|
|Lubrication system:||Dry sump|
|Exhaust system:||2-into-2 pipes|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Front suspension:||Telescopic forks|
|Front brakes:||Expanding brake (drum brake)|
|Rear brakes:||Expanding brake (drum brake)|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Dry weight:||177.0 kg (390.2 pounds)|
|Power/weight ratio:||0.1584 HP/kg|
|Wheelbase:||1422 mm (56.0 inches)|
|Fuel capacity:||17.00 litres (4.49 gallons)|
|Comments:||Ariel was bought by BSA in 1944.|
|Ask questions||Join the 48 Ariel KH 500 discussion group or the general Ariel discussion group.|
|Related bikes||List related bikes for comparison of specs.|
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