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Ariel Atom redesigned down to the atomic level

Only three parts on the car have carried over

Only three parts on the car have carried over.

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This $250 million house comes with its own car collection

It comes with everything from a Morgan 3-Wheeler to a $15 million Mercedes.

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Ariel Aero-P Atom ditches wings in favor of ground effects

It may be banned on the track, but could it help on the street?

The result is more downforce. Much more downforce.

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Park this crazy-detailed Ariel Atom V8 on your desk

Ariel was picky about what company it let make an Atom model, because the car's construction makes miniaturization complex.

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Ariel Atom 3.5R, Yamaha R1, and Rallycross DS3 drag race

Check out this eighth-mile and quarter-mile drag race between an Ariel Atom 3.5R, Yamaha R1, and a rallycross-prepped Citroen DS3.

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Renewed deal continues to give Honda power to Ariel models

Ariel and Honda have renewed their engine agreement in the UK to keep the high-revving powerplants in the lightweight vehicles.

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Rezvani to launch Beast Coupe, rugged SUV by year end

Ferris Rezvani revealed exclusively to Autoblog plans for a fixed-roof coupe version of the Beast as well as an ultra-rugged SUV, both of which are slated to launch sometime later this year.

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Living Life Large: Driving $2 million worth of cars in one week

Notes From A Week's Worth Of Car Testing In California

Managing Editor Steven Ewing drove some $2 million worth of new cars while out in California for Monterey Car Week. Here are his notes following an excellent week of driving.

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Rezvani unveils production Beast supercar [w/video]

The Rezvani Motors Beast is ready to go on sale. The low-slung sports car features an Ariel Atom-based chassis that's covered in a carbon-fiber body. The 500-horsepower supercharged and turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder should provide plenty of power to move its 1,650 pounds.

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Ariel Atom on studded tires takes on snowmobile in drag race on ice

An Ariel Atom and a snowmobile line up side-by-side with a long, straight strip of roadway ahead. In an elemental move that would seemingly bend the contest's favor in the direction of the snowmobile, these machines are racing on a strip of ice.

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Ariel Nomad revealed, will debut on Jan 9

The average Ariel is quite capable of conquering the track. Now the company is turning its eye to the trails with the new, 1600-pound Nomad off-roader. Offering up around 200 horsepower, it won't be "quite as quick as an Atom," but we doubt it'll be any slouch.

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Ariel Atom gets even more insane with 3S model [w/video]

As far as performance machines go, they don't come much more focused than the Ariel Atom. And they keep getting more extreme in their performance capabilities, leading up to the latest version you see here.

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6 car mashups that God never intended

In the 2000s, the musical mashup genre saw a peak of popularity with releases like The Grey Album from Danger Mouse that mixed The Beatles and Jay-Z. UK artist James Pursey from Carwow decided to take the same concept of shoehorning two disparate things together but applied the concept to cars. Your opinion on the results will vary with your sense of humor. These creations are either some funny pieces of abstract art or absolute monstrosities that prove good design should be left alone.

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Ariel introduces 350-hp Atom 3.5R

Say hello to the latest evolution of Ariel Motor's barely there bolide, the Atom 3.5R. It swipes the Sadev six-speed sequential gearbox from its bygone V8 brother, giving the 3.5R the ability to swap cogs in 40 milliseconds. The supercharged Honda Type R 2.0-liter engine gets help from a new sidepod-mounted intercooler and increased boost from 7.5 to 11 psi, so horsepower rises from 310 to 350 at a dizzying 8,400 rpm, torque to 253 pound-feet. The sidepod opposite holds an oil cooler. Set in a c

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Rezvani Beast shows full form

Last we heard of Rezvani Motors and its Beast, we were still recovering from our St. Patrick's Day festivities (note: green beer in every iteration means pain). Back then, it was a mere photo that introduced us to this new, California-based company, although the promises of that photo - sharp bodywork and what looks like a pushrod front suspension - were enough to get us a bit excited about the latest exotic startup.

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S vs Ariel Atom Supercharged in unlikely drag battle

David versus Goliath battles are always an enticing proposition, because they offer the chance to watch scrappy underdogs take on their bigger rivals. Evo has set up just such a battle with its latest drag race between the minimalist Ariel Atom 3.5 Supercharged (Ariel Atom 3 pictured below) and the plush Porsche Panamera Turbo S.

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Ariel Atom V8 pitted against Citroën DS3 racer and BMW HP4 superbike

Autocar took an Ariel Atom V8, BMW HP4 superbike and X-Games gold medalist Liam Doren's Citroën DS3 rallycross ride to an airstrip for a drag race. Sadly for all the drivers and for us, the clouds took to the sky and poured more and more rain on the track before the big race.

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Ariel developing titanium Atom chassis

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 the open-wheel, open-top sports car could be getting an available all-titanium tube frame for a substantial drop in curb weight.

In Detail: Brammo Empulse R

For some, the term "electric "motorcycle" evokes images of a dinky, underpowered moped that might have just enough range for a day's worth of errands. But electric vehicle producer Brammo sees something different. Brammo sees a plug-in motorcycle that can compete with many of today's gas-powered sport bikes.

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