The - version of the Atom model has a 3000 cc (183.0 ci) 32 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.
This particular Ariel Atom V8 500 has a 6 speed / Paddle Shift gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.
The Atom's 3000 cc (183.0 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 475 bhp (354 kW) @ 10500 rpm.
The Ariel Atom produces torque measuring 284 lb-ft (385.0 Nm) @ 7750 rpm.
The Atom weighs around 550 kg (1212 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 863.6 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 516.3 lb-ft of torque per ton.
The Ariel Atom V8 500 -  has a top speed of 170 mph (273.5 kph)
This Atom accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 2.3 seconds or 0-100kph in 2.4s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 12.15 seconds with a trap speed of 152.2 mph.