1958 Ariel LH 200 Colt

1958 Ariel LH 200 Colt Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelAriel LH 200 Colt

Engine and transmission

Displacement197.0 ccm (12.02 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Power10.0 HP (7.3 kW) @ 5600 RPM
Top speed100.0 km/h (62.1 mph)
Bore x stroke60.0 x 70.0 mm (2.4 x 2.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel systemCarburettor. Amal Monobloc carburetter with air cleaner.
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Lubrication systemDouble gear pump
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeChain (final drive)
ClutchTwo-plate clutch
Fuel consumption3.50 litres/100 km (28.6 km/l or 67.21 mpg)
Greenhouse gases81.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system1-into-1 pipes

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeSemi double cradle
Front suspensionTelescopic hydraulic fork
Rear suspensionPlungers
Front tire2.75-19
Rear tire2.75-19
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
WheelsWire spoked
SeatDual seat
Dry weight123.0 kg (271.2 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.0813 HP/kg
Overall length2030 mm (79.9 inches)
Overall width640 mm (25.2 inches)
Fuel capacity11.00 litres (2.91 US gallons)
Show all bikes made in 1958