First Sight: BAC Mono R

CDN_BAC Mono R by Paul Halliwell_7-b

Design director Ian Briggs introduces Avto9245 to the updated ‘R’ version of the unique BAC Mono. BAC’s team of designers gave Mono a full aesthetic evolution for the first time – although not without a fresh wave of mechanical updates as this limited run of 30 cars bridges ...

Up until now, the single-seater’s evolution has all taken place underneath its wafer-thin two-tone skin, with updates to the engine and chassis hardware solidifying its reputation amongst track day enthusiasts and lightweight fanatics. With this new ‘R’ model, however, BAC’s team of five designers, including design director Ian Briggs, and senior designers Guy Harvey and Murray Adams, were able to give the Mono a full aesthetic evolution for the first time, in an intensive ten-month project – although not without a fresh wave of mechanical updates being added in tandem, as this limited run of 30 cars bridges a gap between the Mono we know and a next-gen car that we’ll see in the near future.

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