Road Tests Real world tests of Caparo T1 vs BAC Mono

0-60mph

Caparo T1
2.5 s
BAC Mono
2.8 s

Top speed

Caparo T1
199 mph
BAC Mono
169 mph

0-100mph

Caparo T1
5.5 s
BAC Mono
6.7 s

Top Gear track time

Caparo T1
1:10.60
BAC Mono
1:14.30

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Caparo T1

Reasons to consider the
Caparo T1

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Way more more powerful engine 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM vs 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM More than 2x stronger engine
Faster top speed 199 mph vs 169 mph 30 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.60 vs 1:14.30 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
More torque 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM vs 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM More than 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $345k vs $122k More than 2.8x more expensive harder to own
Faster to 100mph 5.5 s vs 6.7 s Around 20% faster to 100mph
Bigger engine 3,500 cc vs 2,300 cc More than 50% bigger engine
Car-autoblog view of BAC Mono

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BAC Mono

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the BAC Mono vs the Caparo T1.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Caparo T1  vs
BAC Mono 
Brand Caparo BAC
Price 345,015 122,400
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.2 lb/hp 4.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM
Maximum torque 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,500 cc 2,300 cc
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas

road tests

Caparo T1  vs
BAC Mono 
Top speed 199 mph 169 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.8 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 6.7 s
Top gear time 1:10.60 1:14.30

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/LSD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,265 lb 1,188 lb
Caparo T1
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BAC Mono
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