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Morgan Aero 8 Review

The Morgan Aero 8 is a sports car designed and currently built by the Morgan Motor Company at its factory in Malvern Link, Great Britain (an area of ??Malvern in Worcestershire).
 

Morgan Aero 8

Aero 8 is remarkable for several reasons. Mainly because this is the first new Morgan design since the Morgan Plus 8, which was released in 1968. He is also the first Morgan vehicle with an alloy chassis (Aero 8 has a CAD designed aluminum alloy adhered to a wooden frame, unlike the previous Morgan vehicles were built on a steel frame. )
 

Morgan Aero 8

The power of the engine Aero 8 is a 4400 cc V8 built by BMW and is mated to a Getrag 6-speed gearbox. All of the Aero 8 is hand-built Morgan Malvern Link factory., If you are able to produce up to 9 cars a week.
 

Morgan Aero 8

Engine

Engine: BMW V8

Bore and stroke: 3.25 x 3.6 in

Engine: 4398 cc (4.4 L)

Power: 325 hp (242 kW) at 6100 rpm

Torque: 330 � ft lbf (447 Nm) at 3600 rpm

Valve Configuration: Valvetron 'Vanos' 4 cam 32-valve dual

Compression ratio: 10.0:1
 

Morgan Aero 8

Chassis / Body

Body: Belgium, kiln-dried ash glued to the CAD designed aluminum

Body panels: aluminum

Weight: 2500 lbs (1132 kg)

Ground clearance: 6 inches (152 mm)

Length: 13 feet 6 inches (4120 mm)

Width: 5 ft 9 (1770 mm)

Height: 3 ft 11 in (1200 mm)

Weight distribution with one occupant: 50/50

Coefficient of drag: 0.39

Tank: 18.5 U.S. gallons (70 L)
 

Morgan Aero 8

Performance

Maximum speed: 160 km / h (estimated)

0 to 100 km / h (62 mph): Under 5.0 seconds

Morgan Aero 8
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