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Morgan Plus 8

Brief specs of Morgan Plus 8

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3947 cm3 / 240.9 cu in / 240.9 cu in, 138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 312.0 N·m / 230.1 lb·ft / 230.1 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MorganIssued from
ModelPlus 8Issued until
SeriePlusNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMorganCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3990 mm / 157.1 in / 157.1 inTotal (curb) weight940 kg / 2072 lb / 2072 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2490 mm / 98.0 in / 98.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1345 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1375 mm / 54.1 in / 54.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity56 l / 12.3 UK gal / 14.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.7 sq ft / 20.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyLucas L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement3947 cm3 / 240.9 cu in / 240.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity493.38 cm3/cylinder / 30.108 cu in/cylinder / 30.108 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque312.0 N·m / 230.1 lb·ft / 230.1 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)55.2 kW / 74.0 hp / 74.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.0 kW/l / 0.768 bhp/cu in / 0.768 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque79.0 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio196.8 kW/ton / 149.1 bhp/ton / 149.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,SlPi, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels front6.5 x 15Wheels rear6.5 x 15
Tyres front205/60 VR 15Tyres rear205/60 VR 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear229 mm / 9.0 in / 9.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Morgan Plus 8

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