First Ariel bike in almost 50 years is made in Somerset
25 June 2014 Last updated at 09:43 BST
The first motorcycle to bear the Ariel name since the 1960s is to be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Thursday.
The bike has taken four years to produce at the factory, in Somerset, which currently employs 14 people.
BBC reporter Clinton Rogers has been talking to designer Simon Saunders.