Ariel Atom 500: A V8-Powered Mirth Machine

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. » 9/07/10 3:30pm 9/07/10 3:30pm

500 HP Ariel Atom V8 To Cost At Least $160,000

Want to outrun Bugatti Veyrons in an open-wheeled roadster? It'll cost you at least $160,000. But with a 0-60 time of 2.5 seconds, with the Ariel Atom V8, you'll at least be getting your money's worth. » 6/08/09 1:20pm 6/08/09 1:20pm