The idea of a track day car, something designed solely to go as fast as possible on a track with almost no restrictions placed on the designer, is something that entered the automotive world’s collective conscience some time in the late nineties. They’ve always been the province of the more money than sense crowd, but…
If there's one thing Evo's Track Car of the Year 2014 video proves, it's that British car enthusiasts are the luckiest devils in the universe.
The very same company responsible for that ass-hauling skeletal structure that is the Ariel Atomis turning their attention building a blazing off-roader. On January 6, the rear-drive Honda-powered Ariel Nomad sport buggy will be revealed to the public, carving trails near you shortly after that.
If there's one car that wasn't designed with English summer rain in mind, it's the 350 horsepower Ariel Atom 3.5R. Then again, if you happen to have one on a rainy day, what can you do?
"That's not the motorcycle I want," you think, about the new Ariel Ace. "That's rubbish, it's got the wrong forks and the wrong seats, and the wrong handlebars, and the wrong wheels. It's wrong, wrong, wrong." Well, good news, because Ariel has another bike for you. And it's also called the Ariel Ace.
Good news: Ariel will show off its long-awaited motorcycle at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Bad news: It won't be anything like the two-wheeled Atom we expected. Worse news: Automatic transmission.
When Ariel dropped its cop-spec Atom, no one seemed to mention the bigger news: Ariel is finally going to build its long-rumored motorcycle in a return to its two-wheeled roots.
If you have that magic combination of wealth, lots of open space in your home, a non-existent or very understanding partner, and maybe a touch of agoraphobia, today's a great day. Ariel, makers of the skeletal Ariel Atom and simulator maker Motion Simulation have joined forces to produce what is likely the finest…
Belgian automotive journalist Michael Cornette was killed in a test drive of the Ariel Atom — a street-legal track car — yesterday. The 35-year-old writer for the newspaper Krant Van West-Vlaanderen was killed when the sports car lost control and crashed into a silo.
I do, you do, we all do. All we need is $32,000 each and a couple hundred bucks a race, and we can all join the new Spec Racer Atom series. C'mon, let's do it.
Following on the success of their papercraft NSX, Epson bolted one of their inkjet printers shotgun in an Ariel Atom to see if they could print a racetrack out via Wi-Fi faster than the car could drive it. Who wins?
Last year, we drove the Ariel Atom at Lime Rock Park. It’s time for another rendezvous on an abandoned Soviet airfield where we've found the Atom is still the sharpest and simplest driver’s car ever made.
The standard has been raised in the world of bonkers motoring. Behold, the Ariel Atom 500. The Honda inline-four is replaced by a naturally-aspirated 500-hp 3.0-liter V8. Considering the Atom's slightly heavier than an eyelash, this will be spectacular. Updated.
We like nothing better than to see technology originally developed to save polar bears perverted for the purposes of performance. Such is the case with the DDMworks Ariel Atom and its twincharged engine.
Earlier this week, the masculoids at Ask Men released their list of the ten best cars to have sex in — complete with positions. After careful deliberation we're prepared to warn you off these ten worst, complete with reasons.