--> The line between cars and motorcycles is getting thinner every day. Morgan’s Three Wheeler is open topped and uses the majority of bike’s powertrain for proulsion. Track day toys like the Ariel Atom promise the same type of acceleration as superbikes. Show More Summary
The Ariel Atom is sort of an incredible mystical machine to gear-heads which needs no introduction. It's a vehicle without a body, without doors, and without any creature comforts. Its primary purpose is to get the driver and one passenger, and nothing else, around a race track in the fastest and purest way possible. Show More Summary
Magnum Cars has revealed its MK5 sports cars, which goes against the likes of BAC Mono, KTM X-Bow and Ariel Atom. The MK5 is a lightweight rear-wheel drive two-seater powered....
Our friends at Evo went to a track for two days with a McLaren 12C GT Can-Am, a Caterhan Seven 620R, a Radical RXC, a BAC Mono, a Litchfield Subaru BRZ Spec S, a Mini JCW GP, a supercharged Ariel Atom 3.5 and a Porsche Cayman S. That's it. Lucky bastards. Read more...
Tonight's new episode of Top Gear USA has the guys road tripping to the Sturgis bike meet. And in a little pit stop on the way, they race an Ariel Atom against a 200 MPH superbike. Sounds like fun. Read more...
www.ZerCustoms.com - Jason Plato from Fifth Gear puts tow of the moments fastest road-legal track car... [...]
www.ZerCustoms.com - Here's an interesting comparison test between the Ariel Atom V8, the Citroen DS3... [...]
Any car that can list the incredible KTM X-Bow and Ariel Atom as competitors is a more than welcome addition in my book. And that’s exactly what the VUHL 05 (rhymes with ‘cool’) does. It’s set up to debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, but last week we were invited to the [...] The article VUHL 05 Revealed Ahead of Goodwood appeared first on Automoblog.net.
By Gumshoe on Jun 13 2013 I’m not sure many of us are ready for Jani/Jussi’s Pleasure Boy. This is the 1980s, early Xiu Xiu, labelmates German Army, Ariel Pink, and Atom & His Package (didn’t see THAT one comin’, did you?) thrown into...Show More Summary
Want to know what happens when you pit one of the lightest, most aggressive little sports cars, against a German super bike and a 600 hp French rally cross car in the rain? Awesome, that’s what happens. Nothing but awesome! Source: Autocar.com
Autocar took an Ariel Atom V8, BMW HP4 superbike and X-Games gold medalist Liam Doren's Citroën DS3 rallycross ride to an airstrip for a drag race. Sadly for all the drivers and for us, the clouds took to the sky and poured more and more rain on the track before the big race. It's still a fun theoretical battle. Show More Summary
Ariel Motor Copany, maker of the completely insane but utterly brilliant Atom track car, is looking to cut yet more weight from its already slender frame. In its current form, and with a Honda 183kW VTEC engine on board, the (very) basic Atom weights just 612kg. Show More Summary
Posted on 03.25.2013 18:00 by Simona The Ariel Atom is preparing to receive some big updates for the next generation. The company announced that the next-generation sports car will be built on a new, titanium chassis that will weighShow More Summary
Just last week, we heard reports that the KTM X-Bow would be getting a substantial power increase thanks to a new model using the excellent engine from the Audi TT-RS, but now its rival, the Ariel Atom, could be going in another direction for improved track performance. Show More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - An Ariel Atom together with a KTM X-BOW, a Caterham R300 and a BAC Mono is not a... [...]
As far as road-going roofless track cars go, the KTM X-Bow is in a very exclusive class, kept company primarily by the Ariel Atom and the BAC Mono. While many of these are designed to be street legal, until now owners needed to use a helmet even when driving around town. KTM’s latest version of the X-Bow, the X-Bow GT, comes with a...
The BHP Project part two consists of taking 4 awesome track focused cars into Central London to see what they're like in an environment which is a little out of their comfort zone. The cars were a BAC Mono, KTM XBow, Ariel Atom and Caterham R300. Watch the video here: Which one would you like to drive?
Just how quick can a pit crew from the Ariel AtomCup swap out a set of tires? Quicker than the span of your standard stop light. One crew set out to prove just that by serving up a full changeover at a downtown London intersection. The...Show More Summary
Posted on 02.27.2013 20:00 by Simona On January 28th, 2013 a Pagani Huayra set a new Top Gear lap record with a lap time of 1:13.8. Impressive result for the new supercar, considering previous record was set by the Ariel Atom V8 with a lap time of 1:15.1. Show More Summary
No matter if it is a cheap and cheerful econobox or a shiny and pricey Ariel Atom V8, light cars can get a lot out of high-revving motorcycle engines. Engineering teams have been there since the earliest days of the automobile to mix...Show More Summary