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    Quick Spin: Ariel Atom 3 is awesomeness that defies all classification
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    2010 Ariel Atom 3 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Before we get into the actual meat and potatoes of this review, please know that the absolute absurdity of the Ariel Atom 3 is not lost on us. It starts out as a sordid collection of mild steel tubing and a somewhat unassuming 2.0-liter ...

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    DDMworks twincharges the Ariel Atom
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    DDMWorks Ariel Atom – Click above for image gallery
    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 ...

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    Entry-level Ariel Atom 3 priced from $49,980
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    Ariel Atom 3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Admittedly, "entry-level" is a bit of a stretch, as one Jefferson Jackson shy of $50k is a nice chunk of change. But we're getting ahead of ourselves. Two years ago we learned that TMI AutoTech would be the Ariel Atom's new master here ...

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    Atom Smasher: UK-bound Ariel V8 to command $200,000?
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    Ariel Atom - click above image for hi-res gallery
    Two hundred thousand bucks is a house in most places. Well, that's £120,000 to our British friends. Still, that's an awful lot of scratch. How much is it compared to other cars? If say you wanted a Porsche Cayman S -- a car many consider the ...

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    V8-powered Ariel Atom 500 could cost at least $160k
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    Ariel Atom 500 V8 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Even with the stock 300-horsepower Honda four, the Ariel Atom is a verifiable supercar-slayer. So when the British track-car manufacturer announced they'd be building a bonkers 500hp V8 version, our interests were piqued, to say the ...

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    More details on the 500-hp Ariel Atom 500 V8
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    Ariel Atom 500 V8 - Click either image for a high-res image gallery
    When it comes to power and lightweight, enough is never enough. And so, Ariel (finally) gives us the Atom 500 V8, an 1,102-pound roadster boasting the highest power-to-weight ratio (1,000 hp-per-ton) of any production car to date. ...

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    REPORT: Ariel planning all-new alt-powered vehicle
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    Ariel Atom - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Ariel, our favorite purveyors of minimalist motoring this side of a Se7en, are reportedly working on an all-new vehicle that won't be powered by a standard engine and would "break new ground in the same way that the Atom first did."According to ...

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    Something Old, Something New: Pebble Beach to include motorcycles for the first time
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    For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will feature classic motorcycles alongside the drool-worthy classic cars on display at the hallowed 18th hole fairway. Kicking off what is expected to be an annual focus on different countries and eras, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1952 Ariel Square Four wooden racer
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    Click above for more shots of the custom Ariel-powered wooden car
    We bet that most people are only faintly aware that the Ariel motorcycle brand existed at all. There was a time, though, when the British company was a pioneer in new and exciting technologies, innovating where others were content ...

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    MAKE reader builds Ariel Atom replica out of spare parts
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    Click above for more shots of this home-built Ariel Atom replica
    We can think of few better ways to spend our evenings than bending, welding and beating metal into submission to produce our own car and it seems that we are not alone. MAKE reader, Utah resident and Flickr user proximacentuari took ...

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    Somebody screen! Ariel Atom gets optional windshield
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    We've lost track of how many times we've watched Clarkson's track test of the Ariel Atom. It solidified the Atom's place in the track-day hierarchy, impressing with its insane speed, lateral grip and face warping abilities. But for those of us not content to look like a blowfish in full attack ...

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    New company adopts Ariel Atom in the U.S.
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    North American Ariel Atom production has left the auspices of Brammo Motorsports and been taken up by Trak Motorsports Incorporated, which has been working feverishly to put together a sales and manufacturing operation while also working with Brammo to maintain momentum on orders and refits to ...

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    New Ariel motorcycle to be a supercharged single cylinder?
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    Not long ago, we brought you news of a possible Ariel motorcycle revival, and now it appears that the bike is a go. In that original article, it was said that the bike could possibly be powered by either a single cylinder gas engine or even electric. Electric it's not, but a single cylinder has ...

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    Ariel Atom crew developing a bike?
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    1952 Ariel VHA 500 var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Ariel_Atom_crew_developing_a_bike'; Over the past few years, the Ariel has been known for creating one thing: the amazingly competent Atom track toy. But back in 1901 the UK-based company was known for something else – motorcycles. ...

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    Ariel releasing Atom 3, more face-morphing potential
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    Ariel Motor Company is releasing the third iteration of its mind-blowing track-tool, the Atom 3. And even though it may be hard to discern the changes, with a vehicle this minimalist, they're bound to have an effect.The "exterior" gets new diagonal side rails and almost every body panel has been ...

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    Ariel Atom getting $6,000 price bump
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    It will soon cost you a lot more to distort your face like putty and suck the plugs right out of your scalp while going deaf. What? Er, make that WHAT!? Right. Well, Brammo Motorsports has a hit on their hands with the Ariel Atom, and they've been forced to add more people to keep the skeletal ...

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    Ariel Atom Experience: Coming to a city (maybe) near you
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    Oh, man, wouldn't it be nice to have an Ariel Atom for a day on a wide open track? North America's hook up for the Atom, Brammo, is offering a few lucky folks just that chance. They're loading up a handful of the lightweight two-seaters and touring North America with the Ariel Atom Experience.At a ...

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    Ariel Atom killa! GTM 40TR
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    The same ethos employed by the Ariel Atom is being channeled by GTM, a small car producer based in the UK, whose previous hits include the Spyder and Libra.The GTM 40TR is a track day weapon in the same vein as the Atom, utilizing the potent combination of a bare frame, a couple of seats and the ...

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    V-Twin up front, party in the rear: TwinTech V-twin Formula car
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    If this looks to you like an Ariel Atom with a front-mounted V-Twin engine, you're not seeing things. And no, it's not a photoshop. Michigan-based TwinTech has built what they think will be a unique competitor in the specialty trackday toy market. The 1.75-inch tube frame chassis appears to be a ...

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