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DDMworks twincharges the Ariel Atom

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jan 26th, 2010 at 9:27AM

Because the Ariel Atom simply isn't mental enough and there simply isn't enough crazy in the world, South Carolina-based tuners DDMWorks had to go and twin-charge it: a Borg-Warner turbo mated to a Harrop supercharger. An Atom weighs 1,375 from the factory, and with over 300 horsepower on tap, it's 4.6-pounds-per-horse allows the standard Atom to hit 60 miles per hour from a standstill in less than three seconds. Obviously, that's not enough... So throw the instant-reaction combo of a supercharger and a turbocharger, and you've got 375 hp to play with and just 3.4-pounds-per-horse. If... Read More

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