First 180-Degree Spherical HD Gaming Simulator Costs $18,000

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… » 5/01/12 1:30pm 5/01/12 1:30pm

Belgian Auto Journalist Killed In Test Drive Crash

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. » 1/03/12 12:30pm 1/03/12 12:30pm

Jetstream SC250 Guaranteed To Drive Better Than It Looks

The Jetstream SC250 may look like a bad Chinese knock-off of a KTM X-Bow, but it actually sounds quite promising. Weighing in at just 1540 pounds, the little Brit gets plenty of grunt thanks to a 2.0-liter turbocharged General Motors four-banger channeled through a six-speed gearbox. The 250 HP and 236 lb-ft push the… » 8/22/08 12:30pm 8/22/08 12:30pm

Ariel Atom Gets Removable Windshield

One of the few bastions of modern white-knuckled motoring, the Ariel Atom, will be making a concession to comfort when Ariel makes a detachable windshield system available for sale. The shield will allow people who signed up for one of the rawest cars in the world, then apparently forgot why they did so, the option to… » 7/25/08 2:40pm 7/25/08 2:40pm

Ariel Atom 500 To Get V8 Power, Upgraded To Ariel Molecule?

UPDATE: It's official, here's the fist photo of the new Atom 500, the V8-powered Ariel! We've seen the Ariel sporting a dual hayabusa V8, and we've just heard the news about the Caterham 7 RS, which will sport an RS Performance V8. Combine those stories and you get the Atom 500, which reportedly will feature the same… » 2/28/08 2:00pm 2/28/08 2:00pm