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Ariel Atom 500 V8

32-valve V8
481 ps (475 bhp)
362 Nm (267 lb-ft)
550 kg (1213 lbs)
875 ps / tonne
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Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

W16 quad turbo
1199 ps (1183 bhp)
1500 Nm (1106 lb-ft)
1888 kg (4162 lbs)
635 ps / tonne


  Atom 500 V8Veyron 16.4 Super Sport
Top speed 275 kph (171 mph)434 kph (270 mph)
0 - 100 kph 2.3 s2.5 s
0 - 100 mph 5.4 s4.9 s
0 - 150 mph 16.4 s10.2 s
1000 m 20.3 s @ 251.0 kph18.0 s @ 295.0 kph


  Atom 500 V8Veyron 16.4 Super Sport
Track Performance 257293
Straight line speed 294478
Total 550771


Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is the fastest by considerable margin.

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FastestLaps  3y ago

Very heavy but surprisingly well handling. And sometimes weight and 4 wheel drive does wonders. Look at Nissan GT-R as example. Or look at the wet handling track result lol

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Ada Wong  3y ago

Put it around a track. Atom would thrash it. Veyron is very heavy

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Shaggy  6y ago

I would never have thought about comparing these 2 cars, but I do see the reason to do so.

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saxy  6y ago

lost it all on the wet handling. The Atom has too much power and too little grip in the wet. Plus those tires are like zero grip when cold.

Ariel Atom V8 will easily run low 10s if the driver knows what he's doing. If the Atom can get to 60 before the Veyron, then it certainly can get to 100mph before it too because of the extra power to weight and the fact that grip is no longer a factor

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Hayes  6y ago

Interesting comparison