The Ariel Atom V8 is an open-wheel, open-cockpit, road legal vehicle manufactured by Ariel.
The Ariel Atom V8 is a high-performance version of the Ariel Atom, featuring a 3.0 L V8 engine producing 475 HP. The main difference to the Atom are the carbon fibre body panels and aerofoils.
The Ariel Atom V8 is a top-tier Class D car added in the Fall Out Boy Update, with the following rank statistics:
- Starting rank: 1050
- Hidden MAX rank: 1242
- The car does not have any MAX upgrades, but 10 Pro Kit levels instead.
- PRO rank: 1372
- Upgrade Rank Percentages: 10/40/10/40
- Tuning Kit bonus: +49
- Nitro Efficiency: 6/8/10
The Ariel Atom V8, as a lightweight vehicle, sports amazing acceleration. It has a strong nitro boost coupled with an extremely high nitro efficiency. The downside of the Atom is its mediocre top speed as a result of its large emphasis on nitro, resulting in 227.8 mph/366.8 km/h of total speed. It also has a rather stiff, if not average handling stat, compensated by a very sharp drifting radius. However, this results in frequent "over-steering" of the Atom.
Adding on to that, the Atom is a relatively fragile car, with a tendency to wreck easily. While not every collision is a guaranteed Wreck, players should expect more wrecks than usual while driving the Atom.
This is the official review of the Ariel Atom V8 on the Asphalt YouTube channel, made by ReV_Tez and published on February 28, 2018:
Time to reach end of Tokyo straight: 8.316s
Perfect nitro duration: 13.002s
Triple nitro duration: 10.131s
French Guiana lap time: 1.12.633
Final verdict: "Although The Ariel Atom V8 is not the new King of D Class, its overall performance is terrific. It is a great alternative to the Mazda RX-8, however it requires 68 V8 engine cards which is excessive. The highlights of this car would be its acceleration and nitro duration!"
With the new multiplayer matchmaking, the Atom is one of the best multiplayer cars with its exceptional acceleration, nitro duration and drifting.
The Atom is a similarly poor choice for TLE's as the Mazda RX-8 and Donkervoort D8 GTO are still superior choices over the Atom. While both require engine cards that may be difficult to obtain and have only buying prices, neither require the absurdly large number of engine cards or restrictive availability that the Atom has. The Atom, however, does not have the restrictive usability that the i30 N and RX-8 have as an Elite Car.
The Ariel Atom V8 is unlockable through its Championship event or can be purchased with 4,800. The Atom notably, requires a whopping 68 V8 engines in its Pro Kits. The Atom requires an additional 10 of each Class D part, 22 Early & Initial Tech cards, and 1,135,925 for its Pro Kits.
- Main article: Championship/Ariel Atom V8
The Ariel Atom V8's Championship was released as the 17th Championship event after the Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition's R&D as part of the Fall Out Boy Update on March 2, 2018. Players are given 7 days to complete the event.
|Standard Championship|| Kawasaki Z800 • Arrinera Hussarya GT |
Honda Civic Type R • Renault Trezor
Ariel Atom V8 • Vanda Electrics Dendrobium
Buick Riviera • Apollo N • Vencer Sarthe
Kawasaki Ninja H2R • Sbarro GT1
Rezvani Beast Alpha • SCG 003S
|Hot Wheels Championship|
|Asphalt 9: Legends Championship||Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI|