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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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    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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