March 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm

This bespoke sportscar might have a weird name, BAC Mono, but it is actually quite a serious machine capable of blowing the Ariel Atom out of the water performance-wise! It follows the same recipe of lightweight, extremely lightweight to be precise, and then a moderately powerful engine for an incredible power to weight ratio. The BAC singles-eater made by Briggs Automotive Compan is powered by 280 bhp, normally-aspirated 2.3-litre Cosworth unit mounted longitudinally and mated to an electronically-controlled, paddle-shift, six-speed sequential Hewland transmission with limited-slip differential. It has a power-to-weight figure of 520 hp per ton which in plain English means zero to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds, 100 mph in 6.7 seconds and on to a top speed [...]