NOTE: This collaborative article was co-written with our special correspondent Wayne Beck.
Got $190,000 laying around? Then you can make history and purchase GRID 2: Mono Edition, which includes an actual 170mph BAC Mono supercar in exclusive GRID 2 livery, BAC factory tour, branded racing helmet and race suit, and a PlayStation 3 console. Note: Terms and conditions apply.
The standard edition of GRID 2 will release on Tuesday, May 28.
This one lucky buyer will appear in the next Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition as the “Most Expensive Video Game Commercially Available – Special Edition”. The GRID 2: Mono Edition is available to pre-order at www.game.co.uk/en/grid-2-bac-mono-edition-228776, and non-UK customers can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register their interest.
The BAC Mono is a British manufactured, road-legal, ultra-high performance supercar which stars in the game. Created from high-strength carbon fiber, the BAC Mono is an unrivalled example of light-weight performance engineering and its 2.3 liter, 280 bhp four cylinder power plant will propel its driver from 0-60 m.p.h. in just 2.8 seconds.
GRID 2 will feature a handpicked selection of automotive icons spanning four decades. Deep customisation options and integration with RaceNet, the online community portal for Codemasters Racing games which tracks player’s races, rewards and rivals. Players will also compete in World Series Racing, the new competition founded by fictional entrepreneur Patrick Callahan, where drivers from different disciplines compete against each other across a range of events.