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Featured Picture of the Day (June 8 10)

Okay, this will be a different daily image posting.  The link below connects to a Flickr gallery I have posted of the images of the Ariel Atom that I had the pleasure of seeing on the streets of Toronto recently.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/johngoldstein/sets/72157624107593475/

The Ariel Atom is, pound for pound, one of the fastest cars on the planet. It is also completely open to the elements — it has no wind screens and you can even see the driver’s feet press down on the pedals. Check out the great helmets the owners are wearing in the last image!

I first saw this car being profiled on the BBC show Top Gear where they described it as taking speed to a whole new level. The Ariel company has 7 employees (source: Top Gear) and is located in Britain.

When Top Gear tested the Atom on its test track it came in as the 2nd fastest car they had ever tested — just behind the Ferrari Enzo. Put into perspective, the Enzo costs about $1 Million. The Ariel Atom costs around $50K. This is the most speed per dollar on Earth.  Check it out…

Okay, this will be a different daily image posting.  The link below connects to a Flickr gallery I have posted of the images of the Ariel Atom that I had the pleasure of seeing on the streets of Toronto recently.http://www.flickr.com/photos/johngoldstein/sets/72157624107593475/