Ariel Motor Company will unveil their latest Atom variant at The Performance Car Show on 12-13 January 12-13 at Birmingham’s NEC.

New Ariel Atom 3.5

The new Atom 3.5 features a host of updates, including a boost to 310bhp with the supercharged version of its 2-litre Honda iVTEC K20Z4 engine.

The Atom’s iconic look remains, but with a stiffer chassis, improved balance and traction, while also debuting alongside the new road-going mean machine is the race-ready Ariel Cup, which has been specially designed to compete in Ariel’s new one-make race series, launching in 2013 and visiting tracks such as Silverstone and Brands Hatch.

The Ariel Cup cars will be powered by a 2-litre Honda Type R iVTEC engine and feature more enclosed bodywork, a modified chassis, rollover protection, race instrumentation and Ohlins suspension.

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