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… »
Kit cars often offer great compromise when searching for an authentically historic driving experience, but with the possibility of more power and reliability in a classic, without diminishing resale value. But sometimes, kit manufacturers take it too far.
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. »
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… »
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… »