Super Sports Car of 2018

  Review and Morgan Plus Four super sports cars, covering the development of the essential features and technical data for this fifth model in the Morgan group.

In this article and provide a nostalgic look at Morgan Plus Four Super Sports, one of the elites of classic cars, which were manufactured during the period from 1936 to 1950.

Create Morgan Plus Four Super Sport is, in essence, down to the skills of Chris Lawrence, who was very successful in 1959 in the racing season UK Morgan Plus 4.

In 1962, and it came to the knowledge of the success of his rival, Peter Morgan, who gave support Morgan works.
Consequently, it won its class in the Le Mans 196,224 hours.
Lawrencetune as, and is ready for engines when Morgan particular order.
Use Morgan Super Sports Lawrencetune aluminum body low line specially prepared for Le Mans.
However, before the line Super Sport lower production, and produced some more hybrid 4 with the original line of the high steel body with aluminum wing, Lawrencetune engines.
These are now highly sought after models.
In the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, Morgan Plus 4, worked through a series of Triumph TR engines and gearboxes.

In 1960, Morgan worked with Lawrencetune, which amended the engines of a small number of over 4 and entered in various endurance races, including Le Mans.

As it was not uncommon for these modified cars for at least one class win, and they created a duly interest among sports car brothers encouraging Morgan to produce the equivalent adjustment plus 4. Thus, the birth of more than 4 Super Sport. In February 1961 Morgan Super Sport that seemed launched:

Specially modified 2138 cc, 4-cylinder Triumph TR2 125  horsepower at 5,500 pm four-speed manual transmission Head of the gas flow the compression ratio of 9.0: 1 adjustment of the camshafts column equilibrated Crankshaft Two twin-choke Weber carburetor 42DCOE Private Entrance Manifold Four branch exhaust system using two tubes Oil Cooler four-wheel disc brakes Two super-production sports seats in one of two body styles - both versions of the high or low body.

The first models manufactured using a thin line of Plus 4 body, while later models used the lower body line of 4/4.

In 1962, a Lawrence settled over 4 Morgan ensure the best success in Le Mans, where he was the winner of the category.

Accordingly, the prototype of the Super Sport has become, which appeared light aluminum body, bass line, and more than 125 horsepower engine power from unit 92 horses adjusted TR2.
It was the distinctive car with the hood scoop, which was necessary because of two twin-choke Weber carburetor vehicles. "

During the period 1961-1968, a total of 104 have been modified Morgan Plus 4 to reach the super sports specification.

Among these, 0,95 are built to accommodate racing competitions first in the United States. Also, 50 building cars such as convertibles.

With a top speed of nearly 120 miles per hour, and they are not only high-performance cars but also perfectly suitable for competitions.

He was known and unique example of this car, as Baby Doll, and Morgan was famous in folklore.

She ordered especially in early 1962 by Leo Spencer, Morgan dealer member SCCA (Sports Car Club of America).

It was personal race car Morgan, who won later in 1962 Soros National Championship category C.

Baby Doll was famous for the fact that he won the regular Corvette, Porsche, and types of E, but he sported a smaller engine than its competitors.

It was suggested that the super sports plus four offered what was probably the best performance car on the market at the time.

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The precise handling, with a body design which had a return of 1930s classic cars.

SuperSport is the most desirable Morgan performance car because of the success of the competition in some major international races, with limited production.
That was the end of Morgan Plus Four Super Sports
Perhaps this is a stroll down memory answered, or at least highlight, a possible question:

Morgan sports car, which is your favorite?


However, this question must remain unanswered and will be discussed in detail in future articles on this site, and a full range of sports cars Morgan received the era memorable period 1911-1996.
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