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Ariel Atom

The Ariel Atom is not your average convertible. In fact it’s not really a useable road car. It is best described as a road legal racing car. It is stripped down to the minimum components and rather than using space age materials and computer technology to give it performance it relies on a high revving Honda V-tech engine and very little else. The resulting power to weight ratio along with excellent chassis and suspension design has given it a reputation for being something of a giant killer. Just hope it doesn’t rain as there are no roof, hood or body panels to speak of!

Ariel Atom Specifications

Car brandAriel
Roof typeNo Roof
Fuel typeUnleaded Petrol
Engine typeStraight 4
Engine size1998 cc
Power245@8200 bhp
Torque155@6100 lb.ft
Transmission type6-spd

Ariel Atom Performance

Max Speed (Auto)140 mph
0-60mph (Auto)- seconds
0-100kmph (Auto)2.7 seconds

Ariel Atom Economy and Emissions

EU Combined MPG (Auto)31.4 mpg
CO2 Emissions (Auto)190 g/km

Ariel Atom Details

Production dates1996-current
UK Retail pricefrom £30,573
UK Insurance group50
Length3410 mm
Width inc. mirrors1798 mm
Wheelbase2345 mm
Kerb Weight456 kg
Fuel tank capacity42 litres
Warranty length1 years
Information last updated February 16, 2015

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