Ariel Atom vs. Porsche Panamera S is an Uncommon Yet Amazing Comparo [video]

The Ariel Atom is one of the best track cars on the planet. The Porsche Panamera on the other hand, is more of a grand touring vehicle with performance chops. So what would it look like for these two opposites in the automotive world to take to the drag strip. In one word: epic. The light and lovable Atom features a supercharged 4-cylinder engine pushing out somewhere in the neighborhood of 310 horsepower. The Porsche Panamera Turbo S on the other hand, packs 573 horsepower from a twin-turbocharged 4.8-liter V8. Both are built to perform in straight lines, can also take a corner with the best of them. PHOTOS: See More of the 2012 Ariel Atom 3.5 The real question here is can the Porsche Panamera’s engine compensate for all that weight? Or will the 1,212 lb (550 kg) Ariel Atom fly to finish line and leave the Porsche in the dust? It looks like you’ll just have to watch and find out:
PHOTOS: See More of the 2014 Porsche Panamera 4S

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