Ariel Atom V8 vs 600bhp rallycross Citroen DS3 vs BMW HP4 superbike drag race - autocar.co.uk
Which is faster? An Ariel Atom V8
track day toy, BMW HP4 superbike or a rallycross Citroen DS3 with 600bhp?
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Here we have three completely different ways of going extremely quickly in
a straight line. Time for a drag race then. So what are the contenders?
There's the one-wheel drive BMW HP4 superbike, which arguably requires the
most skill to extract speed from but has a ludicrous 757bhp/tonne
power-to-weight ratio. Then there's the two-wheel drive Ariel Atom V8 with
748bhp/tonne and the Citroen DS3 Rallycross car with only 577bhp/tonne but
all-important four-wheel drive. Oh, and did we mention it's wet?
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Ariel Atom VS Ferrari
Playing around getting some footage of Kevin's nice 430 at shannonville
track day (MR2 club track day). You can't really tell until near the end,
but the Atom's much faster.
Better to get footage than just pass that big red exotic :).
1100HP Real Street Performance Supra 3.4L Tuned by Jay Meagher
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Ariel Atom w/ Supercharger (400+ bhp) Launch control + afterburn !! - 1080p HD
During the Grand Prix of Middelharnis I have recorded this amazing Ariel
Atom. It is based on a normal Ariel Atom, but this one is fitted with a
Rotrex Supercharger. The engine is
coming from a Honda 2.0L Type R. This gives the Ariel Atom more then 400
bhp! As you can see in this video, the Exhaust sound is more louder and it even gives
the car an afterburn.
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Ariel Atom Up Close - Adding Lightness
Autoshepherd Films gets an exclusive look at the most outrageous production
car to hit the streets, the notorious Ariel Atom! Sector 111 gives our
viewers the privilege of seeing this engineering masterpiece in greater
detail than ever seen before.
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Ariel Atom (ic) Blonde
Take one of the worlds fastest accelerating sports cars, a beautiful blonde
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Will it drift? Ariel Atom Mugen
The 270bhp, 550kg, rear-wheel drive Ariel Atom Mugen sounds like the ideal
drifting machine. It isn't. Steve Sutcliffe explains why the gratuitous
powersliding you'll see here wasn't easy. Read the review at
The Car Show - Ariel Atom vs. KTM X-Bow
Matt Farah is at Pacific Grand Prix Motorsports Park in Kent, Washington to
put the Ariel Atom 2 and the KTM X-Bow to the ultimate track test.
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Electric Ariel Atom vs Porsche Carrera GT Ferrari 360 Spider NO CONTEST
Electric Ariel Atom vs Porsche Carrera GT Ferrari 360 Spider
Only about 15% of the energy from the fuel you put in your tank gets used
to move your car down the road or run useful accessories, such as air
conditioning. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and drive line
inefficiencies and idling. Therefore, the potential to improve fuel
efficiency with advanced technologies is enormous. With an Electric Car it
costs just $1.00 per 100kms with MUCH more performance than with petrol at
$25.00 per 100kms.
Ferrari 360 Spider - 400Bhp / 3197lb
Porsche Carrera GT - 605Bhp / 3043lb
Wrighspeed X1 - 220Bhp / 1536lb
• 3-phase AC induction motor, 236hp at the motor shaft
• 182 ft lbs torque at the motor shaft, from 0 rpm to 6,000 rpm
• 13,300 rpm rev limit
• weight 1,536 lbs
• no clutch, single gear ratio 8.25:1
. 25kw/hr Li-ion battery pack.
Porsche Carrera GT Vs. Electric Car Wrightspeed X1