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Ariel Atom

No Roof, No Doors, No Windscreen, No Carpet, No Heater, No Stereo

The Ariel Atom is a high performance sports car made by the Ariel Motor Company based in Somerset, England.

The Ariel Atom is unusual with a chassis that is prominently visible from the outside — it lacks a roof, windows and other features normally found on road cars. It is available with a range of engines, the top of the range being a supercharged Honda Civic Type-R K20 and a supercharged 2.0 litre, 300 hp (220 kW) GM Ecotec engine. With each of these engines it can achieve acceleration rivaling that of much more expensive cars.

Although the top speed of approximately 140 mph (230 km/h)-150 mph (240 km/h) is relatively tame compared to more exotic sports cars, the high power-to-weight ratio (approximately 500 bhp/ton, or 650 bhp/ton supercharged) affords it incredible acceleration- "0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and the low weight provides excellent control through corners.

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