ARIEL Motor Company is a low-volume performance manufacturing company whose headquarters are in Crewkerne, Somerset, England. Founded in 2001 by Simon Saunders, the company is one of the smallest manufacturers in the United Kingdom, producing only 100 vehicles a year with 19 employees.
The company manufactures their main production car, the ARIEL Atom. It is the world's first exoskeletal road car. The cars are mainly known for their powerful acceleration, both cars going from 0-60 mph or 0-100 kph in less than 2.8 seconds.
|ATOM 3.5||44.5||155 mph
|2.70 s||100.0 ft
|ATOM V8||61.1||200 mph
|2.30 s||100.0 ft
Groups and Series
ARIEL cars feature in the following groups and series.
|Master||Open Sky Challenge||37||2|
|Master||Open Sky Challenge II||45||1|
|Exclusive Series||Ariel Atom V8 (Exclusive Series)||42||1|
ALFA ROMEO •
ASTON MARTIN •