Ariel Nomad 2 – The Ultimate Adventure Car

Ariel Motor Company, renowned for its ultra-lightweight vehicles, has launched the second-generation Ariel Nomad, aptly named the Nomad 2. This all-new model is designed to deliver unparalleled performance on both road and off-road terrains, embodying Ariel’s core value of “SERIOUS FUN.”

Key Features of the Nomad 2

  • Engine: The Nomad 2 boasts a new Ford 2.3-litre, 4-cylinder, twin-scroll turbocharged engine, offering up to 305bhp and 518Nm of torque. It includes a switchable ECU with three engine maps, providing optimal performance for various driving conditions.
  • Chassis: Featuring an all-new tubular chassis with larger diameter tubes, the Nomad 2 offers a 60% increase in torsional stiffness compared to its predecessor. This ensures a robust and safe structure with built-in roll-over protection.
  • Suspension and Brakes: The Nomad 2 is equipped with double unequal length wishbones, outboard dampers, and a revised steering geometry. The braking system has been enhanced by 40% over the original Nomad, with optional AP four-piston calipers and 290mm vented discs.
  • Body and Aerodynamics: The bodywork combines toughened polyethylene and composite materials, designed for durability in harsh conditions. The raised intake snorkel ensures clean air intake, while the aerodynamic design improves overall performance.
  • Driver Aids: The Nomad 2 features fully selectable driver aids, including a three-stage engine map controller, adjustable launch and traction control, and an adjustable ABS system, all accessible on the move.

Built for Adventure
Tested in extreme environments, from racetracks to rally stages, the Nomad 2 is engineered to handle various terrains and weather conditions. With options for different wheels and tires, it can be customized for road, off-road, and track use.

Customization and Production
Every Nomad 2 is built to order by a single technician at Ariel’s factory in Somerset, UK. With over 100 options available, each car is tailored to meet the specific needs and preferences of its owner, ensuring no two Nomad 2s are alike.

Pricing and Availability
The Ariel Nomad 2 is priced at £56,660 + VAT in the UK. Production is set to begin alongside other Ariel models, including the Atom 4 and Dash e-bike.

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