Video: How Good a Drift Car is the Ariel Atom?


It looks like it should drift all day long; but does it?
There's no getting away from the fact that the Atom is one of the sportiest and blisteringly quick cars ever made, capable of 0-60mph in just 2.3 seconds.


Loved The Video? Share It!
Watch A Homemade Mk II Volkswagen Golf Pas... Techart Unveils Porsche 911 GTS In Geneva Audi R8 Makes Its Triumphant Swiss Debut
At just 550kg it's lightweight and has ample enough power going to the rear wheels courtesy of a 270hp Mugen Honda 2.0-liter engine. On the downside it sits on sticky Yokohama track day tires and has a poor turning circle. So even though you'd expect this super go-kart to drift like a demon with consummate ease, in actuality it takes plenty of skill to pull off the wanton power sliding performed by Autocar's Steve Sutcliffe.

Reddit



 
Related cars: