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Ariel Atom specs

Car type Open-wheeler
Curb weight 500 kg (1102 lbs)
Power / weight 606 ps (598 bhp) / t
Origin country United Kingdom
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Performance

0 - 100 kph 2.8 s
1/4 mile 10.9 s

Powertrain

Engine type Honda iVTEC 4cyl, 16v supercharged
Displacement 2.0 l (122 ci)
Power 303 ps (299 bhp / 223 kw)
Power / liter 152 ps (150 hp)
Transmission 5
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes 5

Atom rivals

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mrft  2y  

@FastestLaps: new competitor to this just released: Zenos E10. Will the website immediately register a new company if I submit it?


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Fangio Man  4y  

250-260 km/h sounds possible to me.


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BR2'  4y  

This wont do 170Mph, 300Bhp is barely enuff, but more importantl its Aerodynamics are not good, All those exposed open body panels, open tyres for more rolling resistance, and its aggressive gearing, i even doubt it would do past 155Mph.


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Shaggy  4y  

@ PeterN: 1,100 LB curb weight and almost 300 horsepower, this little beastie will do it. Driving this at those speeds would be either really fun, or really frightening, depending on who you are and how big your cajones are.


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PeterN  4y  

170MPH!!! I thought it was more like 150


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Shaggy  4y  

I think the top speed is 170 MPH, I'll bet this car is a little handful.


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TNT  8y  

This isnt the one used on top gear, it was an atom 2


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Douglas6250  8y  

I wonder what the lap time is for this car on Nordschleife.
By the way, is there any top speed information?


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Naota  11y  

1/4 Mile: 10.9 sec.
http://www.dragtimes.com/Ariel-Atom-Timeslip-11626.html


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FastestLaps  11y  

Have (the one who posted Laguna Seca lap time) got any proof that you really did that lap time (video or pictures)? Do you own an Ariel Atom? If so feel free to register in our forum to share some experances.