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Carbarn is proud to present our low mileage Ariel Atom CUP 3.5 which was registered in 2016, powered by the 2.0L 4 cylinder naturally aspirated Honda K20 Engine with limited slip differential and 6 speed manual gearbox. This super lightweight road legal track car produces 245hp at 8200rpm but weights only 520kg and in the right hands delivers 0-60 in 3.2 seconds on its way to a 145mph maximum speed! It offers a quite staggering power to weight ratio of 479bhp/ton.
The Ariel factory have confirmed that this car competed in the short lived Atom cup series as car 25 (with white panels originally) and was meticulously maintained as part of that programme prior to being road registered.
First registered on 01/10/2016 and having covered only 3550 miles, this rare track focussed atom is finished in the desirable black frame option with orange body panels and black wheels. Factory fitted specification includes MSA-approved roll-cage, a motorsport-spec fuel tank, a fire extinguisher and a cut-off switch. We have fitted a factory supplied handbrake kit to this car, so no worries come MOT time.
The suspension features longer wishbones to allow greater camber adjustment and adjustable Ohlins race dampers are fitted. Alcon big brakes are included to front & rear with a brake bias controller and 5 point race harnesses. This hardcore Atom Cup will be supplied serviced and with 12 months MOT.
'We bought this car from a friend of the original owner who bought it new. This being the Cup model, it has the fully adjustable suspension, allowing it to be configured to your personal preference. So if you wish to drive it mainly on the road or track, you can set it up to suit your needs. I have heard these described as a 4 wheeled motorbike, and when you take it for a spin you can understand why!'
For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact Jonathon Webb on 07442 897760 or on jonathon@Carbarn.co.uk
Car Barn by Aston Workshop is an independent classic, sports and prestige car specialist located on Red Row Estate, an idyllic 37 acre venue set in the North East countryside. Red Row is located in County Durham, only 2 miles away from Beamish Museum, one of the North’s major tourist attractions. Our car showrooms share our beautiful location with our sister company The Black Horse Beamish pub, restaurant and hotel. We offer a wide variety of used vehicles for sale in our pair of showrooms including special editions, low mileage examples, supercars and high performance models by Aston Martin, Lotus, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Morgan, McLaren, Lagonda, Jaguar, Ariel and Caterham. As a well established dealer we typically we have around 80 cars on site at any given time and our showrooms are one of the most impressive luxury car collections in the North East of England.
Our specialist classic and sports car service, repair and diagnosis workshop at Carbarn is staffed by experienced local mechanics with a wide range of skills and diagnostic equipment. If your specialist car has developed a fault please call by and we will be happy to give a no obligation estimate. In addition to annual or routine servicing and maintenance we also undertake classic car restorations including all aspects of chassis repair, engine tuning, paint and body work.
We are one of the North East’s few specialist classic, sports and prestige car buyers who will buy your vehicle directly or offer sale or return and part exchange from our showroom. We are constantly seeking used stock. If you find yourself thinking the time has come to sell my car, be it classic sports or prestige, and you want to deal with a well established local north east company please contact us to discuss our best price. We provide a more personal and flexible approach than car buying websites or auctions and as a classic and vintage car specialist are happy to discuss cars which have been in long term storage, off the road, SORN or vehicles which are otherwise described as barn finds.
We have an in house transport service which offers collection, storage and delivery facilities and Carbarn are happy to purchase used classic, sports and luxury cars from across the North East region and the wider UK.
Our experienced team are also pleased to help and advise if you are a collector or seeking to purchase a car specifically for investment purposes.
The benefits of buying and selling with us include:
- Nationwide collection and delivery service on our own covered transporters
- Cars which are prepared by technicians working exclusively on classic and sports cars
- Our own warranty programme
- A comprehensive customer service which truly works for the duration of ownership
- The confidence of dealing with a leading independent specialist established over 30 years
- Finance available on all stock including classic cars