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    Video: Watch an Ariel Atom receive a pit stop in the middle of London traffic
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    Just how quick can a pit crew from the Ariel AtomCup swap out a set of tires? Quicker than the span of your standard stop light. One crew set out to prove just that by serving up a full changeover at a downtown London intersection. The team not only manages a complete pit stop ( minus fuel, ...

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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: 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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    Video: Molecule By Molecule: Examining Sector 111's Ariel Atom
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    We called the gloriously minimalist Ariel Atom "awesomeness that defies all classification." And that's just how we feel about the outside; Auto Shepherd stopped by Arizona distributor Sector 111 (which, incidentally, will also handle the outrageous BAC Mono) to pore over every detail under the ...

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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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    Intel and Foryou team up for next-gen infotainment systems
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    If you're not familiar with Foryou, you're not alone. The Chinese component maker has been producing primarily aftermarket head-units since 2002. But as of today, it's getting in bed with the big boys. Foryou is teaming up with Intel to create the next generation of aftermarket and OEM, integrated ...

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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 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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    Ariel Atom celebrates 10 years, shows off Atom 500 V8 to lucky few
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    The Ariel Atom is a lightweight, high-performance sports car which started life as a design project by then-student Nik Smart. Ten years later, the Atom has progressed through three iterations, and there are plans to expand the Atom family with the creation of a motorcycle and the upcoming Ariel ...

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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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