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"I am "CRAZY" about the Ariel Atom 3"

2012 Ariel Atom 3

If I had an unlimited budget to purchase my first car I would choose the 2012 Ariel Atom 3. You would have to be crazy to drive the speed limit in this car. This thing is quick off the line at a 0-60 in 2.8 seconds. The Ariel Atom was a quick car however the Ariel Atom 3 has a V8 power plant inside. Be warned though; keep your mouth closed as the open cockpit will quickly fill your mouth with bugs traveling at mach II. At a price tag under 50k whats not to like?


"Ariel Atom 3 Side View"

Side View Ariel Atom 3

Ariel Atom 3 Specifications:

Ariel Atom 3 Rear End View

0-60 mph : 2.8 seconds (manufacturer's claim)
Top Speed: 155 mph, 250 km/h (155 mph, 250 km/h supercharged)
Power: 245 bhp (183 kW; 248 PS) @ 8200 rpm (300 bhp supercharged)
Torque: 210 Nm (150 ftlbf) @ 6100 rpm
Weight: 455 kg (1,010 lb)
Transmission: Honda six-speed with reverse or GM six speed with reverse
Price: 30,000/45,000 supercharged (cost in the US is $49,980 Base Price[3])
Engine: 2.0L Honda K20A1, 4 Cylinder, i-VTEC or 2.0L supercharged, 2.2L or 2.4L Gm ecotec 4 Cylinder
Manufacturer: Ariel Motor Company Ltd
Length: 3,410 mm (134 in)
Width: 1,798 mm (70.8 in) / 1,828 mm (72.0 in) with 225 Tyres
Height: 1,195 mm (47.0 in)
Track: 1,600 mm (63 in) front and rear
Wheelbase: 2,345 mm (92.3 in)
Designer: Nik Smart


 

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