Road Tests Real world tests of 911 Turbo vs BAC Mono

0-60mph

911 Turbo
3.9 s
BAC Mono
2.8 s

Top speed

911 Turbo
192 mph
BAC Mono
169 mph

0-100mph

911 Turbo
8 s
BAC Mono
6.7 s

Top Gear track time

911 Turbo
1:22.20
BAC Mono
1:14.30

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Porsche 911 Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 Turbo

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Much more torque 459 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM Around 2.2x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 192 mph vs 169 mph 23 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 473 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM Around 70% stronger engine
Bigger engine 3,600 cc vs 2,300 cc More than 55% bigger engine
Car-autoblog view of BAC Mono

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BAC Mono

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Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.30 vs 1:22.20 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Much lighter curb weight 1,188 lb vs 3,641 lb 3.1x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 4.24 lb/hp vs 7.7 lb/hp Around 45% better power-to-weight ratio
Slightly faster to 100mph 6.7 s vs 8 s More than 15% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 Turbo  vs
BAC Mono 
Brand Porsche BAC
Price 130,000 122,400
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.7 lb/hp 4.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 473 HP @ 6,000 RPM 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM
Maximum torque 459 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Engine placement Rear Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,600 cc 2,300 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,641 lb 1,188 lb
Width 72.9 in 70.9 in
Height 51.2 in 43.3 in
Length 175.2 in 155.6 in
Wheelbase 92.5 in 101 in

road tests

911 Turbo  vs
BAC Mono 
Top speed 192 mph 169 mph
0-60mph 3.9 s 2.8 s
0-100mph 8 s 6.7 s
Top gear time 1:22.20 1:14.30

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD w/PSM, PTM RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 13.78 in Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 13.78 in Disc Disc
Front wheels Unknown/? 19 432/? 191
Rear wheels Unknown/? 19 432/? 216
Porsche 911 Turbo
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