Not your standard Ariel Atom, the Ariel Atom 500 is powered by a 2.4L RS Performance V8 engine that produces 500hp, mated to a six-speed sequential Sadev gearbox. Boosting the vehicle from 0-60mph in under 3-seconds. Continue reading to see the engine.

Other features include Alcon brakes, Dymag magnesium wheels and various carbon fiber aero bits to help differentiate it from ‘lesser’ Atoms.

[via Jalopnik]