List of Vehicles in the Collection

Explore the vehicles in our Collections and see which ones are on display in the National Motor Museum. Please note that vehicles on display can change at short notice. If there is a particular vehicle that you wish to view please contact us on 01590 614541 in advance of your visit to check that it is on display. You can also sponsor any vehicle in the Museum owned by the National Motor Museum Trust.

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Ariel Leader

On Display

Announced in July 1958, as an entirely new concept, the Ariel Leader was an instant sensation. Radical lines combined motorcycle performance and handling with the weather protection of a scooter. Die–cast components, pressed steel frame and thermo-plastic body panels kept machining to a minimum and allowed quick and accurate production. The Leader came with a long accessory list. Purchased by the original owner for tax reasons this machine was used only once, and then put into storage. It has recorded only 36 miles!

Maximum speed69mph/111.04kph
Price new£210
ManufacturerAriel Motors Ltd


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