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Morgan Roadster

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Posted 19, 2012 – 11:16 by Duda, EarthTechling

British maker Morgan is not well outside a (very wealthy) of … European car fans and in the States.

But among people who and breathe horsepower, torque and ratios, the Morgan is gazed with something close to

Founded in 1910 and run by the same ever since, Morgans a bygone motoring era.

elegant looks that pay to the stretched out sedans of the ’30s and Morgans also pack a performance punch and have been known to take the at LeMans.

Morgans are unique in a few other Most models have the partially constructed from and all Morgans are made one by one by hand.

The usually produces fewer 1000 cars per year and the list for one has been known to to a decade.

So what does one of the traditional auto makers in the do to stir up a bit of attention at the upcoming Auto Show? According to a on roll out a fully version, of course.

Morgan is keeping most of the specs of the new electric ride to the best, however a few details emerged, perhaps the most being the fact that plans to fit the new Plus E with a transmission a feature almost of in electric cars .

Usually, because their are capable of generating immediate, torque, electric vehicles a single gear ratio to the wheels. The addition of a manual box should allow torque for even better low-end and a higher top speed. 

What is essentially doing is making a electric motor even and more responsive.

As for what this new electric specifically will be, we previously the vehicle’s traditional 4.8 litre BMW V8 engine will be replaced what looks to be a 70-kilowatt, electric powertrain produced by .

Of course, the Morgan will feature the company’s typically styling and will use the aluminum of the company’s Aero SuperSports launched in 2009. The combination of the extremely light weight and the drive train should impressive results. A company has said that the car should near-supercar performance.

Morgan says that if is enough interest in the electric the car will go into small production.

* Steve Duda,

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