Over the past few years no car has taken Top Gear fans by storm as much as the Ariel Atom, even though it isn’t exactly a car. It is not a vehicle that you can take on the road every day, but take it on a track and you will have a constant grin on your face, well if you can manage to move your face that is.
The company has brought out different models, as well as a motorcycle since, and has now launched the Ariel Atom 3S, although we have no clue as to when it will be made available to purchase. However, we do have a base price along with the spec options. We can tell you that orders are being accepted, so you had best get your wallets out.
The price for the Ariel Atom 3S is $89,730, although you could opt for the Atom 3 model at $64,500 and then spec it to fit your budget. However, if you can stretch your budget, then you really need to consider the S model, as the performance figures are astounding.
Ariel Atom 3S performance figures – The 365 horsepower engine provides 310 ft/lbs torque and gets to 60 miles per hour in less than 2.8 seconds and 0-100mph in 6.7 seconds. An eighth of a mile will happen in 6.8 seconds and a quarter of a mile in 10.7. There is currently no figure for a top speed.
For a compete rundown of the Ariel Atom 3S, then download this PDF.