Ariel Atom

The weapons of a track day toreador

Full Throttle Thrills: Top 5 Track Cars

Einstein once said that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results was the very definition of insanity; obviously he never studied lap times. In fact, we'll take the track over studying the theory of relativity any day. But we need the right steed. Whether your wallet can handle them or you're just dreaming, here are our picks for the five best track cars around.

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Motion Simulation TL1

Admit it. If your wife/girlfriend was cool enough to let you put a hulking driving simulator in your living room, you wouldn’t hesitate for a nano-second. Well, if you do ever get the green light (good luck), behold the bank draining option that is the Motion Simulation TL1 Driving Simulator ($18,600). Built in collaboration with...

Ariel Atom 2

This car will literally bend your face. It will also be the most fun per dollar you ever spend in your pre-retirement years. You need only watch the video after the jump to see that. With a weight-to-power ratio of 4.10 lbs to 1 hp, the Ariel Atom 2 accelerates 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds...