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In 1936, after a prototype had been tested in trials and on the track, a four-wheeler was exhibited at the London and Paris Exhibitions. The new model was called the Morgan 4-4 to differentiate it from the three-wheeler, indicating four cylinders and four wheels. - See more at: https://www.morgan-motor.co.uk/mmc/historypages/history3.html#sthash.LS7Ht5Vs.dpuf In 1936, after a prototype had been tested in trials and on the track, a four-wheeler was exhibited at the London and Paris Exhibitions. The new model was called the Morgan 4-4 to differentiate it from the three-wheeler, indicating four cylinders and four wheels. - See more at: https://www.morgan-motor.co.uk/mmc/historypages/history3.html#sthash.LS7Ht5Vs.dpuf
Morgan have been hand building the 4/4 for 80 years.
Still hand built in England at the famous Pickersleigh Road factory, the Morgan 4/4 is the longest running production car in the world.
Morgan's first proper road car was the 4-4 as released in 1936. It initially used a Coventry Climax 4-cylinder engine and was the first Morgan to have 4 wheels. Even with just 36 bhp available, the model was used in competition including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and many Rallies of the period.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- Chassis 4/4 132
- Engine #: MA151
- Gearbox #: 10230
- Dispensed 21 December 1936. Agent: Imperial Motor Mart. First Registered in the UK 1st January 1937.
- The Coventry Climax engine has an F Head, the gearbox is a Meadows with a Salisbury diff, all are stamped 132 as are most of the body panels.
- Seven owners noted on UK records and three in New Zealand.
- Comes with Original UK Ownership papers.
- First Registered in New Zealand on the 29th December 1976
- Vintage Car Club Registered
- Body Off Restoration in 1999. Photographic Records available
- History and Maintenance Records available.
- Jack / Jack Handle, Wheel Spanner etc available with car
- Original Morgan Instruction Book available with car
- Black Hood & Tonneau Cover Like New
The key to any good investment is to be selective. Some Morgans have done really well at auction in recent years and with the caveat of rarity and condition, the 4/4 is amongst the best investment Malvern Moggie you could buy. It's that rarity that makes this car such a good investment now. One can expect to pay upwards of Â£60,000 for one of these on the international markets, so at NZD55K fully restored, WOF'd and Registered, consider it a gift.
Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.
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