Ariel Atom | Cars

Ariel Atom

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The Car

Originally launched in the 1990s, the Ariel Atom is now an established motoring icon, turning heads both for its looks and the fact it is as exciting a car as you could wish to drive. The Atom, built by a small Somerset company and by small I mean they only had 7 employees, was made famous by the BBC's Top Gear programme.

 In every form the Ariel Atom delivers thrills that are as exhilarating as any car can deliver – and there’s no greater recommendation than that. The Atom deliver's drama, technical prowess and pace, yet it’s still usable as a road car. 

In a nut shell, the only thing you need to know about the Atom is that it’s very, very fast. The supercharged ones are mesmerising. The stunning 3.5R is capable of embarrassing pretty much everything short of a McLaren P1 on track. It’s less acceleration, more warp drive, and the exhilaration is absolute.

It really is an experience unlike anything else and one you will never forget!!

Vehicle Stats

"You can forget anything you have ever driven, anything. There is no car, nothing on four wheels is as fast as this." Jeremy Clarkson

Vehicle - Ariel Atom 3.5R.

Power Unit - 2.0L Supercharged

Horsepower - 350 bhp (power-to-weight ratio of 636bhp per ton)

Torque - 243 lb. -ft

0 - 60mph - 2.6 Seconds

Top Speed - 155 mph

Made Famous By - The car that made Jezza's face all melty in Season 5 of Top Gear

Reviews
5

Well done Tom, that's how it's done. Still giggling now! Great team behind you. We'll see you soon for sure!!! Thank you! Mwah. Hx

Helena Sebestova
5

How was the passenger ride in the Atom well? (In the words of my young son...) "Totally awesome!" was my answer. The crew were very professional & the driver (sorry didnt get your name

Claire
5

Drove 5 cars today at bentwaters Atom , Aston, Ferrari, Nissan GTR and Lambo. A great day, well organised and would thoroughly recommend as an experience. Well done to the CCH team and thanks.

Mark
5

I had a fantastic time at Bicester today. After 6 laps in the Audi R8 I had 2 lap passenger ride in the Atom. It was over far too quickly but I loved every second. Then it was time for my 6 laps in the Atom. I am so glad I got to drive this, it was so much fun. Very good instruction and just enough encouragement to get me to put my foot down a bit more. There is s but of hanging around but it was fun good watching the other drivers and the smiles on the faces of people, especially the ones who had a passenger ride. I would definitely recommend this experience.

Melanie
5

From arrival to leaving these guys couldn't do enough for us. Booked 6 laps in the general Lee for my sisters 40th with a high speed swap for after. She didn't want to do it so they said no problem I could do it instead along with 2 of our friends... in the aerial atom! What a rush! Driven that day by Tom Roche... I was that blown away by it I blurted out I LOVE YOU! When we screeched to a stop after 3 laps. Lol loved every minute of it. And my sister loved the laps in the GL esp. when she found out it wasn't just a cheap replica it was actually signed by the cast! Yeee haaaaw. Thank you all at CCH... we've spread the word and it is good... we' ll be back!

Kas
5

ive been a fan of the arial atom since i saw jeremy clarkson drive it on top gear and ever since den my dream was to one day sit in it as a passenger and aslo drive it but the passenger ride that i did today was absolutely amazing i did not know that it was gonna be so quick when u actually sit in it but this is one exspriance that i wil not forget for a long time obviously the laps go quick because the car is so fast but its worth the money and i would recommend this to anyone who wants an exspriance that they will not forget then this is the one to go for and i will definitely do this one again i was originally ment to drive the mazda mx5 witch i got as a birthday gift but I fractured my foot two days before so I couldn't drive the mazda so my brother drove mazda instead and so I decided to do the passenger ride in the arial atom today and thats why this car deserves 5 stars.

RAJEAH KARAVADRA
5

ive been a fan of the arial atom since i saw jeremy clarkson drive it on top gear and ever since den my dream was to one day sit in it as a passenger and aslo drive it but the passenger ride that i did today was absolutely amazing i did not know that it was gonna be so quick when u actually sit in it but this is one exspriance that i wil not forget for a long time obviously the laps go quick because the car is so fast but its worth the money and i would recommend this to anyone who wants an exspriance that they will not forget then this is the one to go for and i will definitely do this one again i was originally ment to drive the mazda mx5 witch i got as a birthday gift but I fractured my foot two days before so I couldn't drive the mazda so my brother drove mazda instead and so I decided to do the passenger ride in the arial atom today and thats why this car deserves 5 stars.

RAJEAH KARAVADRA
5

Wow wot a fantastic day out! I have a very happy wife having the five car thrill. I also had the pleasure of ripping round perranporth air field in a atom. A superb venue with friendly staff highly reacommeded. See you in July

Craig O'Toole
5

Wow wot a fantastic day out! I have a very happy wife having the five car thrill. I also had the pleasure of ripping round perranporth air field in a atom. A superb venue with friendly staff highly reacommeded. See you in July

Craig O'Toole
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