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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: Watch an Ariel Atom receive a pit stop in the middle of London traffic
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    Just how quickly 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: 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-litre four-cylinder engine, the ...

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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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    Exclusive: Life with the only street-legal Ariel Atom in Canada
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    It seems that year-over-year our favourite sporty platforms get heavier, more complex and even more awkward. When bean-counters and lawyers get their mitts on the design process, the effort to make them safe or profitable has pushed the bottom line of weight, and resulting performance to new ...

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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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    Review: Life with the only street-legal Ariel Atom in Canada
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    It seems that year-over-year our favourite sporty platforms get heavier, more complex and even more awkward. When bean-counters and lawyers get their mitts on the design process, the effort to make them safe or profitable has pushed the bottom line of weight, and resulting performance to new ...

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