Canyon Carving Hooligans Get The Ultimate Reaction Time Test

BMW drivers parking like asshats is nothing new. But BMW drivers parking in the middle of the damn road makes for a perfect "Oh Shit!" storm for a rider and his Ariel Atom cohort. » 3/11/15 3:25pm 3/11/15 3:25pm

This Is What Happens When You Drive An Ariel Atom 3.5R In The Wet

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? » 7/16/14 7:55am 7/16/14 7:55am

​The Ariel Atom Of Motorcycles Won't Be Like The Ariel Atom At All

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. » 6/08/14 4:44pm 6/08/14 4:44pm

The Ariel Atom Cop Car Is The Most Ridiculous Cop Car

The cops in Dubai might have Bugatti Veyrons, McLarens, and random assorted Lamborghinis and Bentleys. But they have nothing on the Avon and Somerset Constabulary, who can now lay claim to the title of nuttiest police vehicle in the world. Because they just got an Ariel Atom 3.5R. » 6/04/14 11:41am 6/04/14 11:41am

Watch The Ariel Atom 3.5R Tear Up The Tarmac In Supercharged Madness

The Ariel Atom 3.5R's world premier will be at Goodwood during the Festival of Speed next month, but guess what! Somehow, the guys managed to find an empty bit of runway for an early test... » 5/30/14 7:26am 5/30/14 7:26am

The Ariel Atom 3.5R Will Eat Supercars For Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The Ariel Atom is a continuously evolving product, and following the V8 and the Mugen versions is this, the limited-edition Atom 3.5R with more power, an improved chassis and a sequential paddle-shift gearbox that can change gears faster than physics would suggest. » 5/08/14 8:08am 5/08/14 8:08am

Ariel Atom – Up Close and Personal

The Ariel Atom is a vehicle much coveted by so many enthusiasts, yet seen in real life by so few. With Ace Performance in Tewksbury, MA, becoming the first northeast Ariel Atom dealership, I just had to see the vehicle for myself. » 4/24/14 11:15am 4/24/14 11:15am

Ariel Atoms, now available at a northeast dealership

The Ariel Atom is sort of an incredible mystical machine to gear-heads which needs no introduction. It's a vehicle without a body, without doors, and without any creature comforts. Its primary purpose is to get the driver and one passenger, and nothing else, around a race track in the fastest and purest way… » 11/20/13 4:09pm 11/20/13 4:09pm

Watch The Best Track Cars Of The Year Get Totally Thrashed

Our friends at Evo went to a track for two days with a McLaren 12C GT Can-Am, a Caterhan Seven 620R, a Radical RXC, a BAC Mono, a Litchfield Subaru BRZ Spec S, a Mini JCW GP, a supercharged Ariel Atom 3.5 and a Porsche Cayman S. That's it. Lucky bastards. » 10/29/13 2:22pm 10/29/13 2:22pm

Watch An Ariel Atom Race A Superbike On Track

Tonight's new episode of Top Gear USA has the guys road tripping to the Sturgis bike meet. And in a little pit stop on the way, they race an Ariel Atom against a 200 MPH superbike. Sounds like fun. » 10/22/13 2:30pm 10/22/13 2:30pm

The One Video You'll Need For Your Next Track Day Car

Summer is the perfect season for running to the track for a quick jaunt, and if you've got the money and time there's no better way to kill a couple of hours. But if you're going to do it, which vehicle do you do it in? XCAR has you covered, with a comparison of three stripped-out supercars. » 7/06/13 2:05pm 7/06/13 2:05pm

London Trip in a Mono, XBow, Atom and R300

The BHP Project part two consists of taking 4 awesome track focused cars into Central London to see what they're like in an environment which is a little out of their comfort zone. » 3/12/13 11:18am 3/12/13 11:18am

Two Of The Scariest Cars You Could Drive On The Nürburgring

What's the more terrifying car to drive full-bore on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the 1,200-lb, 475hp Ariel Atom V8 or the 2,800-lb, 650hp Noble M600? Let's ask Chris Harris. » 4/19/12 3:30pm 4/19/12 3:30pm

Wait, What Size Is Your Penis Again?

This Texan Ariel Atom used to roll with a license plate that said L8RH8R. Now its owner's moved on to something a bit more self-deprecating. The result? Something straight out of Conan O'Brien. » 3/09/12 2:30pm 3/09/12 2:30pm

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

The hypnotic wonder of fast cars slowed down

Richard Morris’s supercar photography has been featured here on Jalopnik before. It turns out he shoots, edits, and produces video too. This is his showreel for 2011. His images of a Lotus on a B road, an Ariel Atom on a racetrack—or vice versa!—have a way of wishing away office partitions for an endless spring… » 4/19/11 2:00pm 4/19/11 2:00pm

Light Graffiti Artists Tag 458 Italia, SSC Aero II, Ariel Atom

The light graffiti artists behind last year's awesome set of incandescent supercars are back with a new, brighter fleet of exotics. A Brown Audi R8 convertible? Yes, please. » 11/16/10 1:00pm 11/16/10 1:00pm

Race Car Races Inkjet Printer Around Track

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? » 10/15/10 10:30am 10/15/10 10:30am