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Ariel Atom 3 gets power influx courtesy of Wimmer RS

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Dec 9th, 2010 at 9:27AM

It doesn't get much more extreme than the Ariel Atom. But Wimmer RS has managed to do exactly that. The German tuning house has taken the Atom 3 and boosted output of the 2.0-liter turbocharged Honda four up from 300 horsepower to 340. The engine mods are carried out by a remapped ECU, rebuilt compressor and new fuel pump and exhaust with Rennkat converter. The extra power coupled with the same low 1,034-pound curb weight, the Wimmer RS Atom is capable of rocketing to 100 km/h (62 mph) in a scant 2.8 seconds and on to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 7.1. That's mighty quick no matter which way... Read More

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