The Atom 3.5R is run by an Ariel updated Honda Social Type-R 2. Litre iVTEC 4 cylinder engine featuring a consecutive gearbox, paddle change system, uprated suspension and new bodywork.
Utilizing their 10 experience of supercharging the Honda K20 engine, Ariel allow us electric power charge cooler system which enables supercharger boost to become obtained from 7.5psi to 11psi. In 3.5R make up the engine now produces 350BHP and also over 330Nm of torque, giving this new Atom immense energy through the rev range still combined using the legendary Ariel reliability.
Drive is by a brand new Sadev 6 speed consecutive race gearbox with adjustable limited slip differential and various gearsets open to suit individual customer choice. Gearchange is by a pneumatic paddle change system, first utilized on the Atom V8, making upshifts in under 40 milliseconds and downshifts in under 50 milliseconds using the capacity of 5 downshifts in under another. The opportunity to execute flat upshifts without delivering the throttle combined with a lot of energy and torque provides the Atom 3.5R truly amazing acceleration and gratifaction with complete driver control.
Optional twin side coffee pods house the charge cooler on one for reds from the vehicle as well as an Ariel developed remote oil cooler system alternatively, maintaining inlet and engine temps even under hard track use.
Suspension is by the conventional Atom pushrod system however uprated for that 3.5R with Ohlins TTX36 dampers, designed and valved particularly for that Atom with a range of optimized Ohlins springs for road, track or race use.
The Three.5R takes the already phenomenal, record breaking Atom performance figures yet to another level with -60mph occasions approaching 2.5 seconds and -100mph in 6 seconds.
Building around the bespoke, British ‘Tailor Made’ approach and occasional volume techniques that Ariel have grown to be noted for the Atom 3.5R can be obtained as a number of options, permitting clients to specify the vehicle for his or her exact needs and needs right lower towards the gearing. The engine, gearbox and suspension options particular towards the Atom 3.5R are based on the typical Atom options of various bodywork, wheels, tyres, brakes plus numerous road, track and racing components.
The Atom 3.5R may be the to begin some exciting developments from Ariel because of be launched though 2014, building around the growing status that the organization has for putting the fervour back to driving and creating cars which are fun they are driving in addition to fast both off and on the track.