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Ariel
Atom 2
(2003)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Ariel Atom 2
Ariel
SerieAtom
Model family
ModelAtom 2
Model code
Issued from2003
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typeroadster
Bodywork designer
Number of doors
Number of seats2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2345 / 92.3 / 92.3
Track front [mm / in / in]1600 / 63.0 / 63.0
Track rear [mm / in / in]1600 / 63.0 / 63.0
Length [mm / in / in]3410 / 134.3 / 134.3
Width [mm / in / in]1798 / 70.8 / 70.8
Height [mm / in / in]1195 / 47.0 / 47.0
Length/wheelbase ratio1.45
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]456 / 1005 / 1005
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]60 / 13.2 / 15.9

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.83 / 19.7 / 19.7 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerHonda
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type Details
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)
Total number of cylinders4
Total number of valves16
Valves per cylinder4
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]86.0 / 3.39 / 3.39
Stroke [mm / in / in]86.0 / 3.39 / 3.39
Bore/Stroke ratio1
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]1998 / 121.9 / 121.9
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]499.50 / 30.481 / 30.481
Compression ratio
Fuel supplyMPFi
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]164.1 / 220.1 / 220.1
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]8200 / 8200 / 8200
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]196.0 / 144.6 / 144.6
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]6100 / 6100 / 6100
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]8600 / 8600 / 8600
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]65.6 / 88.0 / 88.0 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]82.1 / 1.805 / 1.805
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]98.1 / 0.86 / 0.86

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio
Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]482.5 / 365.5 / 365.5
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationmiddle
Engine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock1.75
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front6J x 14
Wheels rear6J x 14
Tyres front185/60 R 14
Tyres rear185/60 R 14
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardisc
Brakes details
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]240 / 9.4 / 9.4
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]240 / 9.4 / 9.4
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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