Morgan Aero Super Sports

Morgan Aero SuperSports, обладающая классическим дизайном, может считаться одной из самых современных машин в мире. Кузов модели изготовлен из авиационного алюминия, который помог сделать массу автомобиля относительно небольшой. Из легкого метала изготовлены также шасси и съемные панели крыши, при теплой погоде размещающиеся в багажном отделении. Новинка делит одну платформу с Morgan Aero Eight GT3 и отвечает самым жестким мировым требованиям безопасности.

Morgan Aero Super Sports

Morgan Aero Super Sports

Автомобиль, показанный на итальянском автошоу Concorso d’Eleganza, оснащен 367-сильным 4.8 л двигателем V8 от BMW, состыкованным с шестиступенчатой механической коробкой передач, которую можно заменить автоматической трансмиссией, говорится в пресс-релизе. Дизайн интерьера выполнен в стиле ретро,и спартанским его назвать никак нельзя. Салон модели обшит не только дорогой кожей, но и украшен вставками из редких пород деревьев.

Morgan Aero Super Sports

Всего компания Morgan выпустит 200 экземпляров Aero SuperSports стоимостью по $185 тыс.

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Aero SuperSports
As part of the Centenary celebrations Morgan announces a truly special model.

Designed and engineered in house, the Morgan Aero SuperSports is a lightweight aluminium sports car with a luxurious specification. The interior features a comfortable combination of polished hardwoods, hand stitched leather and electronic technology to create a driving environment that is efficient, ergonomic and sumptuous. In spite of all this opulence the overall weight of the car is still minimal so the car is responsive to driver inputs and economical to run. The unique way Morgan can achieve this is down to our use of aircraft style superformed aluminium outer panels and the skills of our craftsmen to hand finish the assembly of each car.

This technology debuted in the 100 AeroMax coupes built by the factory in 2008 and 2009.

Such was demand for this model, that Morgan have taken the decision to produce the Morgan Aero SuperSports. A limited edition, the car makes use of two aluminium detachable roof panels. These can either turn the car effectively into a coupe or when detached bring fresh air and the aromas of the seasons to the driving experience without undue wind disturbance to spoil the journey. The panels can be stored conveniently in the boot.

The car, of course, benefits from the lightweight aluminium Aero chassis which is adhesively bonded for class leading rigidity. Exceeding global crash protection standards, this is also the platform used by the Morgan Aero Eight GT3 currently competing successfully in the 2009 International FIA GT3 Championship. This chassis combined with the aluminium 4.8 litre BMW V8 engine and a choice of 6 speed automatic or manual gearboxes offers an unrivalled driving experience. No other automatic car offers such dynamic power transmission.

Drawn by Matthew Humphries, and engineered for production by the experienced “Morgan Design” team, the new Aero Super Sports is due to enter production in early 2010. A deposit of ?25,000 is required to ensure the supply of one of these exciting new models — ?108,000 plus VAT right hand drive and 129,500 euros plus tax left hand drive.

Charles Morgan, Grandson of the founder said “ The Morgan Aero SuperSports is a luxurious flamboyant sports car which also remains true to Morgan’s philosophy of lightweight minimalist simplicity. It is a celebration of our love of cars and the romance of travel and is a fitting model to announce during Morgan’s Centenary year.”

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