If you've heard about the Ariel Atom, chances are you've also heard about the Nomad. It's essentially a lifted, off-roading version of the Atom, with a taller ride height, a full-cabin roll cage, and massive all-terrain tires. It's endless fun to drive, despite not having doors or any sort of protection from the outside air. This one , and we think you should buy it.
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This matte green Nomad comes in "Tactical" guise, meaning it's the most rugged, best-equipped version, ready for pretty much anything. It gets cage-mounted fog lights, a front push bar, a spare tire, and a winch. The green frame, accented with black trim pieces and black wheels, gives a decidedly military vibe. All Nomads come standard with a 2.4-liter Honda inline-four sending power to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission, and this one benefits from the $7000 optional supercharger, bringing total output to over 300 horsepower. Weighing in at just 1750 pounds, it can get from 0-60 mph in under four seconds.
With just 85 miles on the odometer, this Nomad is virtually new, and, as the seller points out, it's available for delivery upon purchase, meaning you can completely skip the several-month waiting period you'd have if you bought one new. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, it's . With all of its capabilities, you'll have no problem defeating everyone in the two-wheel drive class at your local rallycross event—though make sure to bring a change of clothes, as those tires will fling all sorts of mud and dirt into the cabin.