12th Jul, 2023 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
Lot 100
 

c.1958 Ariel 4G MkII
No Reserve

Sold for £5,750

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: VXM 672
Frame No: CGM1784
Engine No: CNML1893
CC: 997
MOT: Exempt

  • Owned for the last 30 years
  • Mostly a complete restoration project
  • Old style V5 on file

Edward Turner, who devised the Square Four engine in 1928. The "Cammy" engine gained a reputation for overheating the rear cylinder heads, so in 1936 the engine was completely redesigned, emerging as the 1937 OHV 995cc model 4G. In 1953, the 'four pipe' 997cc Ariel Square Four MkII was released, with separate barrels, a re-designed cylinder head with four separate exhaust pipes from two cast-aluminium manifolds and a rocker-box combined with the inlet manifold. A redesigned frame provided clearance for the high-mounted, tall, car-type, SU carburettor.

On offer is a c.1958 Ariel Square Four 4G MkII. It has not moved for many years and the late vendor purchased it in approximately 1993. A very worthy project once completed and the fuel tank and front mudguard accompany the machine. It appears to be an original machine and it’s offered with an old-style V5.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Davis
mike.davis@handh.co.uk
07718 584217

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

You can collect your new pride and joy from our venue until 1pm the day following the sale or our partners are on hand to help arrange safe transportation:

               

Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 12th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands.

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To enquire about entering your motorcycle or vintage scooter into auction please call our sales office on 01925 210035, email sales@HandH.co.uk or click the Get A Valuation button. Valuations are complimentary and without obligation.

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