BAC Mono goes to RS Academy

Article by Christian Andrei, on April 7, 2011

The highly coveted first batch of production Mono sports cars has been delivered to RS Academy, a very exclusive track-driving car club in Europe that’s already famous for its current fleet of supercars.

Starting in early May, the members of the RS Academy will get the chance to drive the two new cars at selected dates and venues. According to RS Academy managing director, Rob Stanbury, the club had been working on this project for several months as they knew that they wanted the Mono concept on their fleet on sight. The Mono sports cars are very quick and are extremely well-engineered.

It’s likely that these track cars will provide members with enjoyment on some of the world’s greatest motor racing circuits. The most advanced racing technology was used to create the Mono -- a lightweight, ultra high performance, road legal sports car.

The Mono is targeted at drivers who are looking for a purist driving experience and who value outstanding design, engineering, and performance. The Mono features an aggressive design and it is expected to establish a new benchmark in the small but elite class of radical, lightweight sports cars. The Mono delivers 528 bhp per ton and it can reach a top speed that surpasses 170 mph and sprint from zero to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds.

Throughout the year, RS Academy has scheduled track days at circuits like the Nurburgring, Ascari Race Resort, Paul Ricard and Spa Francorchamps.

Club members get to drive the most awesome cars in the world on the toughest circuits without having to spend a fortune. RS Academy’s fleet of cars (including track cars, latest production models and prototypes from supercar makers) continually changes. Its club members can access more than 100 high quality track days each year and it can ensure limited numbers in order to boost the membership experience.

Press Release

RS ACADEMY TO OFFER WORLD’S FIRST DRIVING EXPERIENCE OF STUNNING NEW MONO LIGHTWEIGHT SPORTSCAR

RS Academy, one of Europe’s most exclusive track-driving car clubs, is delighted to announce that it has taken delivery of the very first production Mono sports cars which will further enhance its existing fleet of mouth-watering supercars.

RS Academy’s members will be able to drive the two new cars at selected dates and venues from early May this year. RS Academy managing director, Rob Stanbury says: “As soon we saw the Mono concept, we knew we wanted to have them on our fleet and we’ve been involved in the project for many months. These are seriously quick and superbly engineered cars and they will prove to be hugely entertaining and capable track cars for RS Academy members to enjoy on some of the world’s greatest motor racing circuits.”

The Mono is a lightweight, ultra high performance, road legal sports car, designed and manufactured using the latest racing technology. Aimed at drivers who seek a purist driving experience and for whom design, engineering excellence and performance are of paramount importance, the Mono is an aggressive design and will set a new benchmark in the small, but elite segment of radical, lightweight sports cars. With 528 bhp per ton, the Mono is capable of a top speed is in excess of 170 mph and 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds.

RS Academy has track days arranged throughout the year at circuits such as the Nurburgring, Ascari Race Resort, Paul Ricard and Spa Francorchamps and offers members a financially astute way to access some of the world’s most exciting cars on some of the most challenging and rewarding circuits.

Club members benefit from a constantly changing and growing fleet of fantastic track cars and exclusive access to prototypes and the latest production models from some of the most exciting and rare supercar manufacturers. RS Academy members have access to over 100 high quality track days per year and can guarantee limited numbers on most events to provide the ultimate membership experience.

The two new Monos join a stunning line-up of cars on the RS Academy fleet, including:

Ferrari 430 Challenge
New Porsche 911 GT3 RS,
Ariel Atom
Caterham Superlight
Noble M600

Topics: sports car, academy

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