Jump to content


SEARCH

1

A tweaked Ariel Atom has enough power to tear your face

By PetrolHead on 03 Aug 2012

Ariel Atom's are fun little stripped-down machines that are also crazy fast. Combining supercar performance in a go-kart package one can wonder how much power can it hold.

I've got the answer. Ready? 700bhp.

Attached Image

A tuning outfit known as DDMWorks from South Carolina, USA are the proud creators of this rocket. Adding both a turbo and supercharger, the engine has been heavily modified with better mid sleeves, ceramic-coated pistons, improved rods and ARP hardware. DDMWorks also installed new 275mm wide tyres for the rear and custom 17x9 wheels.

Attached Image

Weighing only 657kg, but harnessing massive amounts of power; the power to weight ratio of this car is crazy, coming in at 2.07 lbs (1kg) per bhp which is much lower than most supercars including the Zeus of supercars -the Bugatti Veyron.

Ok its time to put your jaw back in place now.


Attached Image
Attached Image
Attached Image
Attached Image
Attached Image
Attached Image
Attached Image

new ariel atom, ariel, ariel atom and 9 more...

Viewed: 2,428 times

Related Blog Posts
PetrolHead
Written by PetrolHead
A passionate motoring enthusiast since little, Akram's articles gives alternative insights on the latest motoring news.



  • 1
Happily1986 Aug 04 2012 11:15 PM
the way you express the dimensions of power to weight ratio is very weird.
  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Yes, the Honda Civic Type R is already one of the most extreme-looking cars on sale today. And ye...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
MyCarForum and sgCarMart recently went on a trip with Prime Follow Me Japan to East Kyushu, Japan...
Photo
The BMW 3 Series debuted more than 40 years ago. We have our first real look at the car as well a...
Photo
BMW is getting ready to pull the covers off its flagship X7 SUV, whetting our appetite with a fro...
Photo
For those who find the HR-V/Vezel too slow, Honda has heard you and has revealed the new HR-V Spo...
Photo
The all new Suzuki Jimny has attracted quite a huge following and according a U.K. publication, d...
   Lifestyle Articles