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BAC Mono

The phrase ‘road legal racing car’ has been well used and all too often the subject is a poorly conceived failure. Not so with the BAC Mono. It may not have brand heritage or an exotic V12 but it looks fantastic and it goes even better. It is a skinny carbon fibre creation that is at home belting around a track and at a push will get you home afterwards as long as you didn’t bring luggage… and it isn’t raining.

The single seat design provides a Formula 1 style driving position with exposed pushrod suspension at the front and a raspy Cosworth engine behind. 280 horsepower is plenty for a car so light and along with an F3 spec 6-speed sequential gearbox will give instant power.

The BAC Mono ranks up against the Ariel Atom as a benchmark for radical, lightweight sports cars. The small British team at BAC an extensive track record in the auto industry but we are yet to see if they are equally business astute.

BAC Mono Details

Production Dates2011-current
Length 3952 mm / 156 in
Width 1836 mm / 72 in
Height 1110 mm / 44 in
Wheelbase 2565 mm / 101 in
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres / 9.2 US gal
Warranty 1 years or miles
Service Intervals 3000 miles

BAC Mono Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Driven Wheels Rear-wheel-drive
Engine type Straight 4
Engine Capacity 2488 cc
Power 309@7700 bhp
Torque 308@6000 nm
Transmission type 6 speed sequential
Kerb Weight 580 kg / 1279 lb
UK Retail Price from £74,950

BAC Mono Performance

Max speed (auto) 170 mph / 274 kph
0-100kmph (auto) 2.8 seconds

BAC Mono Economy and Emissions

EU Combined Fuel Economy (auto) 42.2 mpg / 6.7 L/100km

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