Reviewed by Unique Cars and Parts
Our Rating: 4
This car, like all Morgans, used a simple ladder-frame
chassis, sliding pillar front suspension
and ash framing
for its steel or light alloy bodies.
Up to 1960 its power was generated from the Anglia 100E
Ford motors, with 997cc overhead-valve engines being
used after. It had a rock-hard drive and a flexing body
and boasted a unique thoroughbred appeal.
Bigger 1340cc engines were used in models produced from
1961 - 1963 which produced top speeds to 112 km/h and
for the first time front disc brakes
In 1963 the latest Cortina engines were used in 1498cc
and GT form, and in 1969 a four-seater version with
an unattractive top, was on offer.
The Fiat 1600 twin-cam
and Ford Escort 1600 CVH motors were being used along
with a five-speed gearbox, from the early 1980's.
To this day, the car continues using the Rover twin-cam
engine. They are hand-built slowly in Hereford and Worcester
County, and are still hugely popular, with a five year