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Interior

What is it like on the inside?

Clever. Well, there’s no point saying small or impractical is there? You know that much already. But actually big people can fit thanks to the sliding pedal box, moulded seat and decently sized tub. Skinnier, more flexible types will be able to slot in without removing the steering wheel.

The only controls not on the steering wheel are the traction control and brake bias. Everything else is on the F1-style steering wheel, which is way more logical to operate than you first think. But it’s the attention to detail that grabs you. The zip pockets on either side for your wallet, keys and phone (BAC also does its own clothing line with pockets you can access while in the car), and there’s even a USB charger built in.

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The material that surrounds the cockpit is mould-resistant (the same stuff used to upholster furniture in old people’s homes…), the harnesses are top notch, the seat moulded to fit the driver.

This is a daft question, but… luggage?

There’s more room than you expect. There’s a helmet-sized and shaped space under the nose cone. Stuff your helmet with spare pants and a toothbrush and you could go away for, ooh, I don’t know, a night or four? Actually you’re by yourself. Ditch the toothbrush.

Anything else to report?

Not really, because where does the interior stop and the exterior begin? Probably on that useful bit of suede just in front of the cockpit. Prevents the steering wheel sliding off or scratching the paint when you lay it on top, see? The steering wheel’s a great shape, the mirrors are well positioned and the regular Mono is actually remarkably comfortable to do distance in.

The control weights are lovely, switch operation and screen clarity has improved in the last few years, it’s an intuitive thing to operate. That’s rarely the case for small British sports car firms.

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