He said that an EV version of the Atom would actually make sense, and we would have to agree. An electric Atom would have insane performance and an astonishingly quick launch. Saunders said that the current image
of lightweight sports cars was not the original goal for Ariel. "Our interest was always to make a spread of low-volume vehicles that could encompass all things, including a high-volume model, limited-edition models and anything up to a chauffeur-driven limousine,” he said. He went on to hint that the company is currently working on something "very different
." News of cars becoming hybrids doesn't usually excite
us, but on this occasion, it actually sounds pretty cool.