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    Report: Ariel developing titanium Atom chassis
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    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. AutoCar is reporting that ...

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    Video: Why you should never let a family member drive your Ariel Atom
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    Any time you have to hand off the keys to a valued car, it can be a little nerve racking – and with some justification. Just check out this video, which serves as a cautionary tale of sorts. According to its YouTube description, the user, named ShakenBakeRacin, lent his Ariel Atom to his ...

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    Official: Ariel Atom 3.5 revealed in UK
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    Ariel Motor Co. has announced a new version of its stripped-down Atom track star, the Atom 3.5. Following up on the existing Atom 3 model, both the numeration and the spec sheet call this out as an upgrade, rather than a totally new model from the British builder. Cosmetic changes may be hard to ...

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    Official: How does a 700-HP twincharged Ariel Atom sound?
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    It sounds like the flittering of fresh $100 bills, or at least that's what we assume it sounds like. DDMWorks in South Carolina has released the first 700 conversion kit for the Ariel Atom 2. By strapping both a turbocharger and a supercharger to the Ecotec 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the ...

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    Official: Ariel Atom gets new Cup Racer series in UK
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    The Ariel Atom is about the purest street-legal sports car you can buy. Known for its radical tube frame, minimalist bodywork and insane power-to-weight ratio, it is one of the quickest cars on pavement. Owners have also found them to be a natural on a racing circuit. So it comes as little ...

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    Video: Watch how an Ariel Atom 300 defines trackday perfection
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    It has no roof, no windshield and no doors. It doesn't matter. The Ariel Atom is the absolute perfect way to experience the simple pleasure of a day at the race track on four wheels. Though it's available with as many as 500 horsepower, even the 300-hp model is able to accelerate from a dead ...

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    Official: Ariel Atom simulator is ready to dominate your living room [w/video]
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    As much as we love games like Forza and Gran Turismo, these driving simulators are hobbled by one glaring omission: peripheral vision. Driving requires a view from more than just the windshield, and while Forza 4 and Gran Turismo 5 have made steps toward giving players a better a better look at ...

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    Video: Mugen Ariel Atom... will it drift?
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    Flip through the pages of CAR, EVO or Top Gear, and it's obvious the British motoring press has an unhealthy obsession with getting sideways. Not that we can blame them. We enjoy a healthy dab of oppo as much as the next guy, but when the Pistonheads hive-mind starts crying foul about opposite ...

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    Rumormill: Ariel Atom makers to return to motorcycle building?
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    Calling the Ariel Atom a "car" is a bit of a stretch. After all, it comes with no roof, no doors, no windows. So for all intents and purposes, it's basically a motorcycle with four wheels (plus two seats and a steering wheel). You're gonna want to wear a helmet, and we wouldn't recommend riding ...

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    Video: Honda CR-Z Mugen compared with.... Ariel Atom Mugen?!
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    Mugen and Honda go together like vanilla ice cream and apple pie. Sure, the pie can stand on its own, but a nice scoop of ice cream takes it to another level. Mugen rolled out a pair of tuned CR-Z hybrids at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the blokes from Auto Express asked to spend a ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Alex Van Halen's murdered-out Ariel Atom
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    Alex Van Halen made his name as co-founder of legendary hair metal band Van Halen, alongside the guitar-shredding talents of his younger brother Eddie. Remember the drum solo intro to "Hot for Teacher"? That was the talented Mr. Van Halen. Turns out the man behind that killer, Harley ...

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    Video: James May on the Ariel Atom V8
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    James May rocks the Ariel Atom V8 – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The latest Ariel Atom sports 500 horsepower from its supercharged 3.0-liter V8, yet it only weighs 1,200 pounds. That adds up to about 900 horsepower per ton; a ratio that shames anything from a Lotus to a ...

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    Mugen goes molecular with special-edition Ariel Atom
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    Mugen Ariel Atom – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's a match made in automotive heaven. Mugen has gone about working its magic on the Honda-powered Ariel Atom to celebrate the car's 10th anniversary. While the trick red chassis and white body work is enough to get us licking our ...

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    Ariel Atom celebrates turning 10 with special Mugen edition
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    Ariel Atom Mugen Special Edition – Click above to enlarge
    It's hard to believe that 10 whole years have passed since the only Brit crazier than Amy Winehouse hit the world stage. We are, of course, referring to the Ariel Atom, but you already knew that, didn't you? And, like any good ...

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    Ariel Atom one-make series coming to America?
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    2010 Ariel Atom 3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A one-make, or spec-series race, is an exciting contest that really proves who's got what it takes behind the wheel. The Ariel Atom is an exciting vehicle that allows a driver to explore the purest expression of driving nirvana. If ...

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    Ariel Atom 3 gets power influx courtesy of Wimmer RS
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    Ariel Atom 3 by Wimmer RS – Click above for image gallery
    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 ...

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    Video: Ariel Atom dices it up on the track against... an Epson printer?!
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    Epson Inkjet vs. Ariel Atom – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If we had to pick a printer company on the merits of its advertising stunts alone, Epson would hands-down be our favorite. Along with cranking out an awesome 1:1 scale paper replica of an NSX racer not too long ago, ...

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    Video: Ariel Atom 3 gets the time-lapse build treatment
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    Ariel Atom time-lapse build – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Are time-lapse build videos the new trend in online automotive clips? It sure seems that way as more and more of them keep squeezing out of the 'tubes. If you go back to 2008, you can see a Corvette ZR1 go from ...

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    Video: Autocar reviews the Ariel Atom V8
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    Autocar drives the Ariel Atom V8 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Ariel finally put together its long-awaited Atom V8 and handed to the keys to some lucky sonofa Autocar to take the eight-pot pocket rocket out for a spin. Matt Prior got some seat time in the light-weight ...

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    Maker Faire Detroit 2010: 72-year-old building his own Ariel Atom clone
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    Bert Campbell's Atom chassis – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Ariel Atom is an amazing piece of automotive minimalism and could be what Lotus founder Colin Chapman would build were he still with us today. However, not everyone can swing the price tag for an Atom. In the case of ...

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