The average Ariel is quite capable of conquering the track. Now the company is turning its eye to the trails with the new, 1600-pound Nomad off-roader. Offering up around 200 horsepower, it won't be "quite as quick as an Atom," but we doubt it'll be any slouch. Show More Summary
The new Atom 3S has a turbocharged 2.4L Honda engine gets up to 365hp, allowing it to go from 0 to 60mph in just 2.8s. Adjustable 5-stage traction control and dampers will help keep you from flying off the face of the Earth.
Audi is set to reveal a grand four-door coupe concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month, and already many are calling it a preview of a new A9 flagship the automaker has been mulling for some time. Today we saw the first teaser image for the concept. Mercedes-Benz is celebrating 35 years of its iconic G-Class with the release of a new...
The distributor of the Ariel Atom in the U.S., TMI AutoTech, has a new, more powerful version of the stripped-out track car ready for order. It’s called the Atom 3S, and it's featured in prototype form in the video above. Power in the Atom 3S comes from a turbocharged version of the 2.4-liter four-cylinder Honda engine fitted to the Atom 3...
The Ariel Atom is insane. It corners on a knife’s edge and gets up to speed like nothing we’ve ever seen before. It’s built for tearing track records to pieces and putting a giant smile on your face while turning it inside out. Now the road-going go kart of myth and legend has a new model, and somehow it’s faster than ever before. Meet the Atom 3S. More »
A new variant of Ariel’s doorless open-top sports car, dubbed the Ariel Atom 3S, has been unveiled in the USA. The new version was developed by Ariel’s manufacturing partner and distributor in North America, TMI Autotech. Under what little the Atom 3S has in the way of clothing, there’s a turbocharged version of Honda’s 2.4-litre [...]
Latest build gets new traction-control system, adjustable dampers.
As far as performance machines go, they don't come much more focused than the Ariel Atom. And they keep getting more extreme in their performance capabilities, leading up to the latest version you see here. Called the Atom 3S, it's based on the latest third-generation track toy, but comes packaged with all the best equipment. Show More Summary
When it comes to track-day toys, there is no shortage of companies vying for your money. Lots of companies like Caterham make Lotus Seven clones, the Ariel Atom provides good looks and brutal performance and the KTM X-Bow puts motorcycle acceleration into a four-wheel package. Show More Summary
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We've had a bit of drama on here with the story of what's essentially a dramatically re-bodied Ariel Atom (well, for an Atom, maybe just bodied) called the Rezvani Beast. First I suspected some questionable PR, then we covered the story of a disgruntled designer for the company. But now I think it's real. Because I've seen it. Read more...
Sometimes there are some epically cool cars on the road. Things like Ariel Atoms, Pagani's and a plethora of GTR's. Then there are things like this. Read more...
If there's one car that wasn't designed with English summer rain in mind, it's the 350 horsepower Ariel Atom 3.5R. Then again, if you happen to have one on a rainy day, what can you do? Read more...
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
Ariel was mostly known for its impressive lightweight Atom, which was created for adrenaline junkie drivers who love to play on the track. But not many know that the company was initially building motorcycles and not four wheels vehicles. Show More Summary
Ariel is known for its Atom track day car. But Ariel’s namesake made motorcycles. Now, the new Ariel is making bespoke bikes with a 1237cc Honda engine, capable of going 0-to-60 in 3.4secs, with a 165mph top speed.
Picture the Ariel Atom in your head. Not difficult, is it? The car's skeletal structure is its defining feature, and that work of engineering art unsurprisingly finds its way onto the company's new motorcycle, the Ariel Ace. Like the Atom, it's designed to be fast. But like the Atom, it's also designed to be fun. Ariel founder Simon Saunders says...
Ariel, makers of the wild Atom sportscar, has just announced the Ace, a fully configurable motorcycle system based around a gorgeous billet frame and the Honda VFR1200 engine. It looks absolutely stunning, and it can be specified as anything from a cruiser, to a nakedbike, to a fully faired supersports machine – and altered endlessly after purchase. Show More Summary
Ariel has built its brand on the ever popular Atom (essentially a street-legal go-kart ), and now the brand we all know and love will be once again delving into the world of 2-wheelers with the release of the Ariel Ace Motorcycle. Read the rest of the story at: Built to perform: Ariel Ace Motorcycle
You may know the name Ariel as the producer of the bonkers, bare-bones Atom track toy, but the name has a longer history associated with motorbikes. In fact, Ariel Motorcycles was in business from 1902 to 1970 before it was folded into BSA. Show More Summary