Published on June 30th, 2014 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Ariel Shows Its Ace Motorcycle
Ariel, the company that developed the Ariel lightweight sports roadster, has just revealed their first motorcycle, which is called the Ace.
The Ariel Ace is powered by a 1,237cc V4 VFR1200 Unicam engine developed by Honda, which outputs 173bhp and 129Nm of torque.
The engine of the Ariel Ace is a transverse, water cooled 76 degree V4 powertrain, which is coupled with a bespoke exhaust system.
Ariel’s official performance figures say that the Ace is able to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds. The specs say it can reach a top speed of 165 mph. The Ariel Ace is built with a machined aluminum frame, and it comes with various options in terms of suspension, and fork design.
The Ace is going to be available with a manual or a DCT transmission. The Ariel Ace’s options include three different seats with pillion options, three different fuel tank capacities, bodywork options, handlebar and clip on variants, different footrest and control positions, wheels, tires plus different finishes, materials and colors.