Morgan has officially unveiled the Plus 8 Speedster Limited Edition, which has been created in orer to celebrate 100 years of carmaking in Pickersleigh Road, UK.
Morgan’s newest creation is celebrating the 100 years of car manufacturing in Pickersleigh Road, United Kingdom. The model in question is a limited edition of the Plus 8 Speedster and it’s staying classic with its roots, combining the classic style with new technology.
“Following the Morgan tradition, each Speedster comes with a comprehensive list of options to enable every car to be personalized by its owner. Furthermore, every Plus 8 Speedster will sport a series of eccentric styling features only made available on the 100 years celebratory models built during 2014”, as the company is saying in its official press release.
The new Morgan Plus 8 Speedster Limited Edition is powered by a BMW-source 4.8 liter V8 engine, which is delivering a total output of 367 HP (247 kW) and it has a peak torque of 490 Nm (370 lb-ft). The unit is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission or to a 6-speed automatic, signed by ZF. The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration is made in 4.2 seconds and top speed stands at 238 km/h (148 mph). Sales of the model will begin this June and the starting price has been set at 69,995 GBP.