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Ariel Nomad

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The Nomad is a fully engineered, off-road-capable...missile. You could drive it daily, you could rip it down a fire road. Street-Legal and has a title.

  • Year: 2017
  • Make: Ariel
  • Model: Nomad
  • Submodel: Tactical
  • Mileage: 11,397
  • Color: Desert
  • Interior: Black

* Street Legal & has Title

There is really nothing else out there like the Ariel Atom Nomad Tactical. A novice onlooker taking a quick glance might assume it’s just a nicely done one-off kit car, but that’s far from the truth. The Nomad is a fully engineered, off-road-capable…missile. You could drive it daily, you could rip it down a fire road.


Powered by a Honda K engine producing 230 HP, the Atom Nomad is capable of 0-60 bursts in just 3.5 seconds and can pull off a quarter mile in 12.5 seconds. All of this from a Honda engine producing what is reliable stock form horsepower. The car has a 6-speed tranny and a limited slip diff, and this model comes with the upgrade clutch option.


The Atom Nomad is no slouch in the handling department. The long travel JRI, remote reservoir shocks soak up bumps effortlessly while at the same time ripping around curves. The shock action is silky smooth and this thing feels like a million bucks, not a warmed over VW based dune buggy.


The Tilton adjustable aluminum pedal box is perfectly placed and is matched with paired Tilton front and rear master cylinders. Pushing fluid through the full-length stainless line, the masters actuate quadruple Alcon Motorsport calipers with aggressive pads. This result is an incredible set of brakes that really have monster grip and wonderful feel throughout the range. For the spirited driver, you can rip the hydraulic handbrake


For the long haul, the Nomad is equipped with a 13-gallon fuel tank with twin filters and a Marwal pump.


1750 LBS

  • 0-60mph: ≈3.5 sec • 0-100mph: ≈8 sec
  • 1/4 mile: ≈ ≈12.5 sec • Top Speed: ≈120mph
  • 230 bhp @7500 RPM • 200 lbs/ft torque @4400 RPM


  • Honda 2.4L i-VTEC (K24Z7)
  • 6-Speed Manual gearbox w/ limited slip differential
  • Proprietary Intake/Exhaust System
  • Primary aluminum radiator


  • LCD backlit digital dash with speed, RPM, temperature, fuel level, odometer, gear position, and shift-light display
  • Competition master safety switch
  • Road Lighting Kit Standard
  • RFID Electronic Immobilizer System (two fobs)
  • Light Bar (Four Overhead Spots w/Halos)
  • Warn Winch


  • Adjustable JRi Dampers w/Remote Reservoirs
  • Double unequal length fabricated wishbones
  • Heavy Duty fabricated uprights
  • Quick Ratio alloy Rack & Pinion
  • Quick-Release motorsport suede steering wheel
  • Indirect multi-port grouped fuel injection
  • Proprietary tuned Hondata engine management

Engine Electric fuel

  • Continuous flow Marwal fuel pump
  • Twin Fuel Filters
  • 13 gallon aluminum fuel tank


  • Alcon Motorsport Four-Piston Calipers
  • 290mm Vented Discs
  • Tilton Adjustable Aluminum Pedal Box
  • Tilton Paired Front/Rear Master Cylinders
  • Full-Length Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • Performance Pad Friction Material
  • Alcon Hydraulic Handbrake for Rear




  • Engineered Jig Utilization
  • Primary Bronze welds
  • CNC Component Construction
  • Laser Cut/Notched
  • Crew/DOM Low Carbon Steel
  • Aluminum bulkheads
  • 282 point primary/secondary QC inspection
  • Powder Coat Finish
  • Flexible roto-mold toughened polyethylene/composite mix


*source: Ariel website

* Street Legal & has Title