Morgan Plus 8 #R7664 – maroon with black leather interior and indicated 71,200 kilometers. 3.5 liter Rover aluminum V8 and 4-speed manual gearbox. With approximately 2000lb to move, the +8 delivers lively performance in a simple, efficient, and engaging package.
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The Rover powered +8 was produced from 1968 through 2004 with a total of 3506 examples produced. During that very long production lifespan, very little changed. The 3.5 liter / 215 cu in. Rover sourced engine produces around 150 horsepower. Disc brakes are fitted in the front and drums in the rear and top speed is around 125-130 mph.
The Plus 8 is a sports car built by British car makers Morgan from 1968 to 2004 and put back into production in revised form in 2012. Its instant and enduring popularity has been credited with saving the company and keeping the company famous during the 36 years of its manufacture. Among Morgan enthusiasts, it is deeply associated with Peter Morgan, the owner-chairman behind its design.