When is an Ariel Atom car not just an Ariel Atom? When you spend 15-months building your own. This homemade version “cranks out about 160 horsepower and does 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds – just under a second behind the real Atom.” Click here for first picture in gallery.
The body was fashioned from an old kayak and a doghouse. The car’s street-legal and registered, and Proxicentauri claims it gets 35 mpg.