Morgan Plus 4

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A more powerful and slightly longer version of Morgan Motor Company’s 1950 4/4 model, The Morgan Plus 4/ +4 is a model that was made from 1950 to 1969, 1985-200, and 2005 onwards.

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Announced at the 1950 Earl’s Court Motor Show, Morgan Plus Four was fitted with 2088 cc engine, strengthened chassis compared to the 4/4 model and for the first time on a Morgan, fitted hydraulic brakes, at first all drum.

Morgan Plus 4 - Car Journals

In 1952, higher performance version appeared, using 1991 cc l4 engine. Ten years later, in 1962, the engine was the Triumph TR4 unit, which increased displacement to 2138 cc.

Morgan Plus 4 hood detail - Car Journals
Morgan Plus 4 hood detail

In 1955, as a phase II form appeared less powerful 4/4 model with the 96 inch (2,438 mm) wheelbase adopted from the Plus 4, making the two models same length and width for the most purposes.

Morgan Plus 4 side view - Car Journals
Morgan Plus 4 side view

Body styles available were a 2 seat sports, 4 seat sports and more luxurious 2 or 4 seat drophead coupé. A racing version, the Plus 4 Super Sports was available from 1962 with tuned engine and lightweight body.

Morgan Plus 4 logo - Car Journals
Morgan Plus 4 logo

In 2014, Morgan Plus 4 received 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine sourced from Ford developing 106 kW (145 bhp) and 187 Nm of torque, which is fully compliant with Euro 6 emissions standard, along with the new dashboard and instruments, and a spruced-up cabin.

Morgan Plus 4 - Car Journals

Engine

  • 2088 cc I4(Standard)
  • 1991 cc I4(Triumph)
  • 2138 cc I4(Triumph)
  • 2.0 l 1985-1988 I4 (Fiat)
  • 1988-2000 I4 (Rover)
  • 2005-present: 2.0L I4 (Ford)

Performance:

Acceleration: 0-100 km/h 7,5 seconds

Top speed: 189 km/h (118 mph)

Dimensions:

Length: 145 in (3,683 mm)
Width: 56 in (1,422 mm)
Height: 52 in (1,321 mm)
Curb weight: 1,848 lb (838 kg)

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