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The Plus 4 was produced between and 1969, and then re-introduced in The Plus 4 was a larger and faster of the company’s popular 4/4 model. was from a 2088cc inline engine sourced from Vanguard upon the model’s

Throughout its production lifespan, it several updates while its classic styling cues.

The models were powered by sourced inline four-cylinder borrowed from the Triumph and later the TR4.

This Morgan is powered by a TR3 motor and a 4-speed gearbox. It was purchased by its owner in 2004. It was delivered in of 1962 to a Morgan dealer in New state and later purchased by a who kept it until the mid-1980s, at point it was sold to an individual in Washington.

The individual kept it for a decade.

In 2006, the car was given a restoration.

By Daniel Vaughan | Nov

In 1936, the Morgan 4/4 was first as Morgan Motor Company’s car. The ‘4-4’, which later come to be known as stood for four cylinders and wheels. The vehicles that had produced prior to the 4-4 were with V-twin engines.

the years, there have many variations, bodystyles, and of the original ‘4-4’. Production of the has been nearly constant the beginning, except for a short during World War II. During the war it anti-aircraft gun parts and undercarriage

From 1936 through there were 663 two-seater produced. All with a four-speed transmission. They featured a cc. Coventry Cimax engine overhead inlet and side valves that produced 34 The morgan was quick with a top of 80 miles-per-hour and a 0 to sixty time of 28 seconds.

A year after the a four-seater option became Though not as popular as the two-seater, 99 produced from 1937 1939. In 1938 the DropHead variation was introduced of which, 58 produced between 1938 to

Production took a break World War II, but later resumed. 1946 through 1950, more examples were and used a Standard Special cc. overhead cam engine producing horsepower. A Moss transmission was in place of the Meadows gearbox.

The four-seater and drophead coupe were still available. the 1946 to 1950 time 140 four seaters and 106 DropHead were produced.

In 1947, the Motor Company informed that after 1949, the cc. engine would not be available due to ‘One Engine Policy’.

In when the 1267 cc was no longer Morgan began using a 1.8 litre engine and introduced to the the ‘Plus Four’. Eventually, a Vanguard engine produced 68 was used. The front suspension was the frame was strengthened, and Girling brakes were fitted on all corners. The top speed was 85 miles per with a zero to sixty of 17.9 seconds.

Priced the Plus Four was an instant

In 1954 the Vanguar engine was with a Triumph TR2 1991 cc. that provided 90 horsepower. The to sixty time was now around 13 The 100 mile-per-hour mark was easily

To help with the aerodynamics, the was placed beneath the bodywork.

The Series II was introduced in 1955. of the Standard Special engine, a 100E engine utilizing a three-speed gear was used. The was capable of producing 36 horsepower. of the Series II lasted five and ended near the end of 1960.

386 were produced.

In 1956, the 4 received a Triumph TR3 engine was capable of producing 100 horsepower. The could be ordered in lightweight bodies making them for competition. In 1959, performance and was enhanced by the addition of 11 inch disc brakes.

The Series III up where the Series II left Mounted in the front, the Ford 105E, 997 cc. engine was capable of 39 horsepower. The three speed was replaced with the four-speed adding to the performance of the vehicle.

its production life span last from October of through November of 1961, 58 examples were produced.

the Series III was the Series IV. It too had a relatively life span lasting October of 1961 through of 1963. The Series IV used a Classic 109E engine now produced 23 more horsepower its predecessor.

With a total of 62 horsepower and a four-speed transmission, the Series IV was 114 examples were produced.

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In the Plus 4 Super Sport was With the highly tuned engine producing 116 horsepower, exceeding 115 miles-per-hour were achieved.

The 4/4 Series V was introduced in of 1963 and produced until of 1968. 65 horsepower was produced the Ford Cortina 116E A Ford four-speed manual was still standard equipment.


it’s life span, 639 were produced.

During the Earl’s Court Motor Morgan introduced the Plus 4 The Plus 4 Plus featured a Plus 4 chassis, glass body, and a 2138 cc. Triumph TR4

The top speed was around 100 miles-per-hour. the car did not sell very well and ceased two years later. twenty-six examples were

In 1966, the Triumph TR engine was with a powerplant supplied by Motor Company. The engine was an V8 engine which brought the Morgan Plus 8, a project by Maurice Owen. The Plus 8 was not to the public until the 1968 Court Motor Show.

The 3529 cc. V8 engine was capable of 160 horsepower at 5200 rpm. It was With a 0 to sixty time of 6.7 and a top of 125 mph, it was a substantial improvement the Plus 4.

In 1968, the 1600 was The name 1600 came due to its engine size of 1599 cc. The Kent engine came in flavors.

There was a 2737E produced 70 horsepower, a 2737 GT and that both produced horsepower. Produced until of 1982, 3513 examples created.

In November of 1981, the was replaced with a Fiat cc twin-cam engine and Fiat gearbox. The horsepower rating was now up to 98. continued until 1985 which time 96 examples created.

In March of 1982, a 1597 cc CVH engine and Ford gearbox powered the Morgan. A five-speed transmission from the Sierra replaced the four-speed in During the production life lasting from 1982 November of 1991, 1652 were created.

In November of 1991, a Ford cc CVH engine with electronic injection and creating 100 horsepower was used.

The Morgan 4/4 has stood the of time. The light and sturdy matched with some power plants have the vehicle practical, cost and fun to drive.

By Daniel Vaughan | Sep

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