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Jay Leno Samples BAC Mono

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Cheshire-based Briggs Automotive Company has accomplished something quite amazing. They are one of the very few modern British sports car makers that have survived for more than two years! In fact, things seem to be going rather well for them, as they take their one and only car, the BAC Mono, to California for Jay Leno to have a go in.

There is no doubt Jay is going to like the BAC Mono. It is the world’s only road-legal single-seater supercar; one that is built for no other purpose than driving fun. It is right up Jay’s alley.

BAC Mono Specs:


  • Type Normally aspirated, 4 cylinder, in-line, structurally mounted
  • Displacement 2300 cc
  • Configuration In-line, 4 cylinders
  • Number of valves 16
  • Bore x stroke 87.5 mm x 94 mm
  • Maximum power 280 bhp
  • Maximum torque 280 Nm
  • Construction Forged connecting rods and forged Cosworth pistons
  • Lubrication system Cosworth dry sump with internal scavenge pump
  • Camshafts Cosworth developed performance inlet and exhaust camshafts and uprated valve springs
  • Induction system Cosworth developed gas flowed cylinder head with roller barrel port throttles
  • Intake system BAC / ITG aero optimized carbon inlet, remote filtration system and carbon airbox
  • Exhaust Cosworth / BAC developed 4 into 2 into 1 stainless steel exhaust manifold and centrally mounted exhaust system
  • Construction Custom alloy fabrication with internal baffles and collector system
  • Capacity 35 litres
  • Fuel pump ATL in tank high pressure fuel pump, with two stage filtration
  • Filler Lockable billet aluminium filler cap

Dimensions and Weight

  • Overall width 1836mm
  • Overall length 3952mm
  • Height 1110mm
  • Wheelbase 2565mm
  • Ground clearance 100 mm (f) 110 mm (r)
  • Kerb weight 580kg
  • Power to weight 483 bhp per tonne
  • Weight distribution f/r 48% / 52%


  • Maximum speed 170 mph
  • 0-60 mph 2.8 secs
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