Morgan Aero SuperSports Review
British motor car manufacturer Morgan Motor Company, has unwrapped its newest limited edition sports car that is designed to offer an absolutely modern driving experience. The new Morgan Aero SuperSports is launched as part of the centenary celebrations of Morgan. This truly special model is inspired by the philosophy of “lightweight minimalist simplicity” propounded by Harry Morgan, the founder of the company.
This lightweight aluminum sports car from the last independently-owned British car manufacturer boasts luxurious specifications. Designed and engineered in-house, Morgan Aero SuperSports offers modern performance with a retro feel. With lumber used in its body, the new range-topping sports car from Morgan seems to belong to the old-fashioned cult.
Unique Design Characteristics of Morgan Aero SuperSports
Aircraft-quality aluminum is used in the construction of body panels in an attempt to maintain the lightweight character. Two removable roof panels, which are made of aluminum, are featured in the car. These panels can be positioned in the boot when not in use. Aero SuperSports flaunts a unique blend of ageless curvatures and muscle-bound look.
The chassis of the car is adhesively bonded to ensure that it meets global crash protection standards. The chassis is outfitted with double wishbone suspension. The most unique feature is the wooden frame, which is the trademark of the Morgan brand.
Since the overall weight of the car is nominal (the whole car only weighs 1180kg), it shows extreme alertness towards the inputs of driver. The lightweight character also means that the car is economical to run.
Unique Style Statement
Morgan’s Aero SuperSports has been conceived in a special manner to create a unique style statement. Even though the company still adheres to the old method of designing and building cars,it manages to create extremely functional vehicles that suit the modern world requirements. Real leather and wood are featured in the interiors, while modern chassis is used. Designers at Morgan have combined traditional and modern styling in an exceptional manner. The use of wood in the sports car helps SuperSports to stand out in the crowd.
The interior of the car displays a pleasant mixture of sophisticated hardwoods, hand-stitched leather and contemporary electronic know-how promising a smooth and comfy ride. The entire design can be summed up as well-organized, ergonomic and splendid. The retro look of the car is complimented by impressively modern driving experience.
This latest luxury sports car from the traditional English sports car manufacturer is powered by a BMW-sourced 4.8-litre V8 that delivers 368bhp.
It can easily hit speeds in excess of 170 MPH. A choice of either a six-speed automatic or manual gearboxes is available. The car is equipped with dual airbags.
Price of Morgan Aero SuperSports
The luxury SuperSports is priced around £127,000, and the buyer need to make a prior deposit of £25,000. The car entered production in 2010.
The stunning car is designed by head of Morgan Design, Matt Humphries. The car flaunts classic lines and excellently sculpted rear end. According to Charles Morgan, grandson of Morgan’s founder, the new Morgan Aero SuperSports is conceived as a lush and resplendent sports car, which also stays true to Morgan’s philosophy of lightweight minimalist simplicity. This car is for those who seek to have a completely unique car and enjoy attention.