Ariel Atom Blog

by | Jan 16, 2008 | 12 comments

Welcome to the Ariel Atom Blog.

The Ariel Atom is “Barely Legal” insanity. In my opinion, one of the very finest cars ever created, thankfully available in the USA so that I could get one. With a 0-60 sub 3 seconds, it’s been likened to a combination of driving and cage fighting! The reality is it’s a very drivable car when not being hammered, but you absolutely HAVE to drive this car as being casual with the handling can quickly become an “entertaining moment”

If you want to eat burgers while listening to a rock station in climate controlled comfort, this is definitely not the car you should be considering. It is a car built to be driven – exhilarating, committed, joyful and astonishing. It is a true supercar at a fraction of the amenity-laden other supercars’ costs. Hey, when it’s not being thrashed, it’s about as economic on fuel as a Prius!

This Blog is about how the Atom came first into my knowledge and awareness and then incredibly into my actual possession! I hope you enjoy the site.

 

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Ariel Atom Car

Ariel Atom Car

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12 Comments

  1. Just purchased a 12 Atom 3, I noticed no new post’s on this blog since 4-19-12 so I figured I’d stir it up a little

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    • Hey Steve,

      Sorry for lack of updates and thank you for the stirring!! Many congrats on the Atom 3.

      Reply
  2. Andy,
    I saw a red street legal atom parked at the La Mesa, CA post office yesterday and wondered whos it is. Do you know of an owner registration site. I couldn’t get enough of looking at this thing. It was like being in the pits at a cart race. Thanks, Franko

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    • Hi Franko, not sure who owns that one but there aren’t too many street legal in SoCal. There is an owners forum at

      Cheers,

      Andy

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  3. Hi Andy
    Bloody awsome car
    Where did you get the jig table or what name is the table
    Thanks Denise

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    • Hi Denise,
      Thank you much! The jig table isn’t mine sadly, it was just the table my chassis was made on at Brammo. I think TMI now use the same table to make the chassis.

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  4. good pics

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  5. Andy, I LOVE THE CAR!

    Reminds me of my Inca Gold Chrysler Prowler I stupidly sold back in 2002. How I long … ohhhh how i long for the speed! It is in the cards …

    God Bless
    Faith

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    • :>) I Highly recommend it!!! Great to meet you!

      Cheers,

      Andy

      Reply
  6. Awesome stuff!! watched the video, now understand more about this car 🙂
    Also, looove watching “Top Gear”.

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    • Thanks Claudia!

      She’s a blast for sure – I highly recommend it!

      Reply

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