Published on February 18th, 2011 | by Seán Ward0
Ariel Atom V8 Uncovered
This will be Ariel’s most powerful car ever, with the 3.0 litre V8 producing over 475 bhp.
This means that it will a have a power to weight ratio of 909 bhp per tonne, over twice that of a Bugatti Veyron.
Ariel say that two versions of the car will be available: a 475 bhp version made for day-to-day use, and a 500 bhp race version aimed more at track use.
Either way, the insane power will allow it to get from 0-60 in around 2.3 seconds, 0-100 in less than six seconds, and up to top speeds of 170 mph and 200 mph respectively.
Only 25 cars will be built and each will cost £150,000.
Published on 9th September 2010 at www.motoringpress.wordpress.com.