The Morgan Three Wheeler
WE ARE CURRENTLY TAKING ORDERS FOR THE 2018 MORGAN 3 WHEELER. PLEASE CALL 888-345-6647 OR E-MAIL MORGANSPARES@FAIRPOINT.NET
The success of the Morgan Motor Company was founded on the manufacture of an icon, the Morgan Threewheeler. This brilliant but simple design by engineer Harry Morgan (HFS) became one of the most successful lightweight cars of the early days of motoring. From 1909 to 1953 around 30,000 Morgan Threewheelers were manufactured in Malvern and many more were made under license by Darmont Morgan in France. For many lucky owners it was their first experience of the freedom that car ownership could bring. Fast acceleration combined with a cruising range of over 50 miles to a gallon of petrol was an unbeatable combination in the day. On the race track the car became very successful, famously winning the French Grand Prix in 1913 and regularly lapping the banked Brooklands track at an average speed of over 100 mph. Stirling Moss who owned one is on record as saying “My Morgan was a great babe magnet”.
While the world is a very different place today, young people may not have experienced the same thrill as the early Threewheeler pilots and perhaps cult status is assured for a car with such an emphasis on simple honest functionality. The future of road transport in the 21st Century has two big issues, the conservation of precious resources and the protection of our beautiful natural environment. Downsizing and a philosophy of simplicity are ways of dealing with these problems.The Morgan Threewheeler is a proven answer to these problems.
The 2018 Morgan Threewheeler is a fusion of modern technology into a classic design. By fitting the S&S 1990 cc engine and a Mazda 5 speed gearbox the car provides ‘get in and drive’ simplicity and reliability. A sturdy tubular frame and two rollover bars surround the passenger compartment. An aerodynamic super formed ‘bullet’ hull protects the occupants from the weather. However the feeling of freedom and contact with the road through the front wheels will bring to mind the joy of driving cars from the 20’s and 30’s but with none of their fragility or temperament. A leather padded aircraft style cockpit indulges the feeling of ‘flying through the air’. Refining the original design has produced a unique 21st century vehicle. A sub 500kgs overall weight and a slippery hull provides the ultimate in performance and fuel economy. The Morgan Three wheeler has unrivalled power to weight for its on the road price.
A carefully designed specification ensures the driver has exactly what they need whilst encapsulating all of Morgan’s time proven DNA. The undisputedly attractive themes apparent in the Sport range of traditional series Morgan’s forms the basis for these vehicles. The standard specification is as follows and features the 6 sport colours, gloss black detailing, and a choice of black or tan leather.
- Weight: 500kg (Est.)
- Power: 80bhp (at wheel) (Est.)
- Top Speed: 115mph (Est.)
- 0-60 : 4.5 seconds (Est.)
- Engine: 1990cc ‘V twin’
- Gearbox: 5 speed + reverse
- Aluminium body
- Motor tricycle homologation
- Choice of 6 sport colours
- Gloss black wheel arches
- Gloss black wire wheels
- Polished exhausts + heat shield
- Nickel coloured cowl
- Authentic detailing
- Polished Roll Hoops
- Polished Headlamps
- Twin flyscreens
- Black or tan leather
- Leather seats, dash and side pads
- Exposed tubular black chassis
- Leather steering wheel + alloy centre
- Black anodized dash panel
- Aluminium ‘aircraft’ toggle switches
- Body Coloured trim panels
- ‘Bomb release’ style start button
‘Bespoke’ specifications for the Morgan 3 Wheeler will be available, as with any Morgan, but at increased cost and following a run of standard cars off the production line.
For complete detailed information CALL MORGAN MOTORS OF NEW ENGLAND 888-345-6647