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the most unusual and certainly one of the running Morgan models appeared in 1968, the Plus 8 was for its high performance. This was a delivered car and was the 82nd of approximately 50 gearbox Plus 8’s. The 8 was produced from 1968 2004.

6,233 were

This automobile was purchased as a case from its original in 1992. It was restored over the three years and has been over 20,000 miles restoration.

The Morgan Motor still produces automobiles They are located in Malvern Worcestershire, United Kingdom.

The Morgan Plus 8 was produced 1968 through 2004 a total of 3506 examples produced. During that long production lifespan, little changed. An eight-cylinder was used though horsepower

From 1972 through the 215 cubic-inch unit produced 150 horsepower. In 1977 the same was used but received minor with increased horsepower By 1985 horsepower had risen to 200. Disc brakes be found in the front and drums in the

Top speed was around 125-130

By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006

vehicles the old fashioned way for years, the Motor Company of Malvern, has a lengthy history of producing that are legendary.

Introduced in 1968, the Morgan 8 was well recognized and famous for over 36 years. Produced 2004, this iconic car was constructed by British automobile Morgan.

The Plus 8 was built out of to replace the Plus 4 when its engine was discontinued. Featuring Morgan, but at a much higher the Plus 8 came with a V-8 had the same all-aluminum pushrod that was born at Buick and by Rover. The Plus 8 was based on the design of the Morgan Plus 4, the addition of the Rover alloy 3.5L V8.

The V8 had been purchased GM-Buick in 1967. At a width of 57 the original Plus 8 introduced in the chassis and wings were in stages to accommodate larger that could handle the

The Morgan Plus 8 was very mainly due to the demand of parts far supply. The construction was made up of wooden underbody pieces, the body featured alloy a wider track than the 4, and a two-inch wheel-base stretch. The 8 had super-responsive handling and an ‘old-time feel’ and a

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plush interior. The produced from the Morgan 8 was nearly 50 percent more the Plus 4, and it was also heavier. a top speed of 130 mph, thus 8 drove fabulously at 80mph.

When the Morgan Plus 8 in the UK, its popularity soared as interest in the market was rekindled during the and 1960s. To keep importing after 1974 in North a way was found to meet strong and structural laws. From through 1992, all imported 98% of these being Plus were converted by independent to run on propane as fuel.

Thanks to Fink from San Francisco, introduced a gas-powered Plus 8 at the time that the Rover re-certified their V8 engine for use in the Rover SUV. This Morgan came with the engine in the same tune, and the same anti-emission devices. little Plus 8 roadsters tanks of liquid propane hazardously behind the rear

The Plus 8 came with an that had been based on the 215 and utilized the same as in the 1961-1963 Skylark, Pontiac Tempest and Cutlass. The engine was an all alloy The earliest Plus 8’s the 215 block that had a compression of that was fueled by two SU HS6 carbs.

The was dropped to 9.25:1 in 1973 and at the time the power was dropped. The was increased though in 1976 up to when an improved version of the developed for the Rover SD1. 1981, the Morgan Plus 8 was by two Stromberg carbs and the power was increased.

An all new EFI version was introduced at the end of 1983 used a Bosch L-Jetronic system. The EFI version came additional power, 204 bhp, and had a low weight. Using a Hitachi injection system, a 3.9 L version of the was used in 1990. Six years an all-new 4.6 L version was brought production and was available as an option, still using the Hotwire

By 2000 all Morgan Plus 8were powered by the GEMS the same that was used on the Rover Discovery II.

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