Morgan roadster – Next Car Pty Ltd – 17th August, 2004

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Morgan Roadster

The latest and fastest traditional the new Roadster model, is now available for in Australia.

Fitted with a 3.0 Ford V6 engine, the new Roadster the much loved 4.0 litre 8 model, which has come to the end of its 35-year production run, due to its no longer complying with the emissions standards.

The new Roadster is more powerful despite its capacity, developing 168 kW, in comparison to the 140 kW of the 8. This extra power the Roadster to sprint from 0 – 100 in 5.2 seconds, in comparison to the 6.0 seconds by the Plus 8.

Like the Plus 8, the Roadster has a kerb weight of only 940 kg, as a proper sports car.

As you expect, it is fitted with a manual transmission, now sourced Ford/Jaguar, unlike the Land-Rover unit fitted previously.

In the car is very similar to the last of the 8 models, the Anniversary, but the front and headlight treatment is unique to the At first glance the frontal is very similar to that of the whereby the headlight cowlings into the fenders.

Like the new style set with the model, all traditional Morgan now come with overriders as with bumpers becoming This endows the cars a sportier look, reflecting the appearance of TOK 258, the very Morgan raced by Chris with so much success in the

The new Morgan Roadster

Importantly, the new shares the new “20-second” soft-top first introduced on the Plus 8 model last year. new design is not only very to use, but with the new cant much improved sealing to the is achieved.

This makes for a and cosy cockpit when the equipment is fitted and also a new innovation for summer, the optional

As before, all Australian cars as standard with a number of not found on Morgans imported the previous century. These include:

Twin airbags

Side bars in the doors

Galvanized chassis

Full aluminium including the scuttle


Morgan Roadster

New soft-top, with quick clips and luggage shelf

Windscreen at a 25-degree angle 20 degrees before)

All Australian are also fitted with the polished Walnut dash and an heated windscreen, for rapid and demisting.

The traditionally powerful heater is but the optional new air-conditioning is a welcome new for the Australian market.

Like the 8, the Roadster is fitted with alloy wheels as standard, but the looking 7J stainless steel wheels are available as an option.

most customers will choose from the large of Yarwood leather trim in preference to the standard black PVC

In similar vein, the most will probably specify the Mohair weather equipment for “bespoke” Morgan, rather the standard black PVC.

Other quaint Morgan remain, such as an organ accelerator, elasticised door and door handles!

Morgan Australia is now accepting orders for exciting new Morgan model, is priced from $134,500 .

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