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      09-26-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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Ariel Atom

Had an interesting game of 'cat and mouse' with an Ariel Atom on the way home - they are simply ballistic quick.....and look a lot of fun. I could stay with him, just, where appropriate and at least he pulled up alongside when I indicated off the motorway - and offered a nod of respect.
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      09-26-2012, 01:19 PM   #2
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Did the driver's face look like the attached pic?
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      09-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #3
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Yes!!!! Minus the sunnies but he wore world war II style Spitfire goggles!!!!!
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Yes!!!! Minus the sunnies but he wore world war II style Spitfire goggles!!!!!
Sweet! That car is on my bucket list of impractical cars to own someday!
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      09-26-2012, 01:28 PM   #5
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I used to have an atom 2 300.... regretted the day I sold it....

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are they street legal??
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      09-26-2012, 01:49 PM   #7
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Yes - 0 to 60mph sub 3 seconds!!!! Check out Top Gear (Ariel Atom) on YouTube
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      09-26-2012, 02:31 PM   #8
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Yes!!!! Minus the sunnies but he wore world war II style Spitfire goggles!!!!!
Those should come standard issue with an Ariel.
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Sweet! That car is on my bucket list of impractical cars to own someday!
^^ This is my goal too.
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      09-26-2012, 04:00 PM   #10
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I want the V8....

100+k... hey i can dream..

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      09-26-2012, 04:02 PM   #11
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Fastest car I have ever been in. Period.
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      09-26-2012, 05:06 PM   #12
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I want the V8....

100+k... hey i can dream..

That's the one!!! There's an Atom that I track with, awesome car, think its the "regular" one though. Took a ride a few times at Autobahn CC and road America, closing thing to a motorcycle on 4 wheels, fantastic experience
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      09-26-2012, 05:10 PM   #13
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That's the one!!! There's an Atom that I track with, awesome car, think its the "regular" one though. Took a ride a few times at Autobahn CC and road America, closing thing to a motorcycle on 4 wheels, fantastic experience
Klammer, are you going to be at the March of Dimes Drive for Babies at Road America in October? If so, we should meet up, I'll be driving the other e90 SG M3

Also, I believe the V8 in the V8 Atom are made just a few miles from where I live outside of Milwaukee.
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That's the one!!! There's an Atom that I track with, awesome car, think its the "regular" one though. Took a ride a few times at Autobahn CC and road America, closing thing to a motorcycle on 4 wheels, fantastic experience
its probably the regular one.. cause this one was sold out before it anyone was able to even know it.. this thing is almost 150k i believed. but damn if i ever have that kind of money.. no doubt it will probably be going to be my 1st purchase..
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While the Atom is cool, I am waiting for this bad boy...

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The v8 is made up of 2 hayabusa engines!!!
Yeap... and it sounds like what its suppose to sound... 10.5k rpm
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While the Atom is cool, I am waiting for this bad boy...

BAC MONO
Theres only 1 seat though...
Yes, that means my wife won't be screaming for me to slow down.
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      09-27-2012, 12:57 PM   #19
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Always thought the Atom was the greatest track day car. Would be amazing to own/drive one.
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