Morgan Areo Supersports 2012
Vehicle descriptionMaking its debut in 2001, the Morgan Aero 8 was the first all-new model to come out of the factory since 1964. Revolutionary in its design, the car featured an all-aluminium bonded chassis, a huge step away from the traditional ‘ladder’ style chassis which had been a mainstay through Morgan history. The powerplant was initially a 4.4-litre BMW M62 V8 mated to a 6-speed Getrag gearbox before being superseded by the large 4.8-litre N62 V8 in 2007, offered with both manual and automatic gearboxes. Morgan hired a budding young designer by the name of Matthew Humphries in the mid-2000s, and it was his ‘Aeromax’ design that became a reality in 2005 when the concept was first shown at the 2005 Geneva Motorshow. Well received, the Coupe was to be limited to 100 production vehicles, and it was at this time that Matthew became Head of Design at the Morgan Motor Company. Following on from the success of the Aeromax, further cars were designed and built, namely, the Aero Coupe and the Targa-roofed Aero SuperSport. Matthew went on to design the new Morgan 3-Wheeler, which became an instant hit.
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