Usher Shows Up At Gumball 3000 Start In A BAC Mono

The Gumball 3000 kicked off in London a couple days ago and BAC decided to make its presence felt by handing the keys of its potent Mono single-seater to singing sensation Usher.

Usher may have only been driving through the streets of London in the Mono but in doing so, he definitely stood out from the Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Porsches most commonly found at Gumball.

Sadly, it doesn’t appear as if Usher is competing with the Mono for the entire rally and only drove it in London to help promote the brand. However, after looking at the Gumball 3000 route, we can’t blame him for not wanting to drive the track-focused sports car across continents.

The Gumball 3000 is perhaps the most famous rally of its kind in the world. This year’s event is seeing participants driving from London to Bologna via some of the best roads in Europe. From Italy, the drivers and their vehicles will be flown to Osaka, Japan where the rally will continue through the Land of the Rising Sun and finish in Tokyo on August 11.

While the Mono could certainly survive such an arduous road trip, you’d really want something else for this. The Mono was designed from the outset as a sharp track-day tool that can set lap records with ease while providing drivers with unparalleled driving thrills and involvement.

In its most recent form, the BAC Mono is powered by a 2.5-liter Mountune four-cylinder rather than the 2.3-liter Cosworth unit which was used by early examples .

 

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  • Christian

    Yeeez allt those picture of a black man, said my racist boss.

    • Six_Tymes

      meds, apparently you forgot

    • b_digital

      delete this racist troll now

  • nastinupe

    I’ve seen one of these in real life, they are tiny, like super tiny. Usher is only like 5’9″ and 165 lbs and he’s rather snug in there. At 6’0″ 210 lbs I could not own one, it would be too uncomfortable.

  • Six_Tymes

    love that car

  • Gumball 3000 frankly is an offense to enthusiast, bunch young rich kids having week long party while driving their supercar.

    • DMax

      What’s wrong with that? They’re driving their supercars and that’s great! If anything it’s the ultimate enthusiast party. And they’re not so young, Usher is what 40 now?

      • Driving or simply used this occasion for douchebag party and having street race within the event.

        Ever notice why someone from automotive world stop attending Gumball events? Well you can guess why.

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