Ariel Atom 500

Ariel Atom 500 replica with a new V8 engine 2.8 L (170 cu in) based on the Hayabusa engine and using the same head design, known as the Powertec RPA V8 engine. The 455 bhp (339 kW), carbon fibre body panels and aerofoils, chromoly aerofoil wishbones, integrated function steering wheel, Alcon four-piston brake calipers, and Dymag magnesium wheels. The engine weighs 90 kg and is coupled to a Sadev 6-speed sequential gearbox to cope with the increased power. Total package price of US$20,000


For only US$21,000

Ariel Atom 500 will accelerate from 0-60 mph in "less than 2.3 seconds".

Engine : 2011 Suzuki Hayabusa
Transmission : 6-speed Close-Ratio Syncromesh
Bronze Welded DOM/ERW Steel Tubing
Powder Coated
Left Hand Drive
Aluminum Bulkheads
Standard - PBR Single Piston Floating
Sport Version - Wilwood Dynalite
Track Version - Alcon
Double unequal length fabricated wishbones
Lightweight fabricated uprights
Rocker Arm/Pushrod Type
Adjustable Rod Ends
Adjustable Push Rods
Rack and Pinion cast alloy steering rack
Quick Ratio
Body: Non-structural composite panels
Length 3410mm (134 inches)
Height 1195mm (47 inches)
Width 1798mm (70.5 inches)
Track 1600mm (63 inches)
Wheelbase 2345mm (92.3 inches)
Curb Weight 1,350 lbs
Power-to-Weight 7.0 lbs/bhp (200bhp), 5.6 lbs/bhp (245bhp), 4.6 lbs/bhp (300bhp)
Performance: 0-60 sub 3 seconds, 0-100-0 sub 11 seconds