The Ariel Atom has caught a ton of hype before and after its release. Well, Ariel thinks that a 300hp supercharged Honda 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine bolted to essentially a glorified go-kart, wasn’t enough for the serious thrill seeker out their. Allow us to introduce the Ariel Atom 500. As you’ve probably guessed, it’ll give you 500hp at the fly-by-wire throttle. The upgrade gives you some serious body modifications like F1 style wings, magnesium wheels and four-piston brake calipers to name a few. But the big news comes from the engine, giving you the chill inducing 500 peak horsepower at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque of 300 pound-feet at 8,500 rpm, all from a 2.4 liter V8. Price isn’t known but we are expecting a huge number for this performance. [ArielMotor via Acquire]