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#552828 - 09/01/19 07:04 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: jong]
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I was looking at one on the Williams website today so I’m guessing that’s the one

Love the colour scheme

4 litre in a trad chassis!

Zooooooomm
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#552829 - 09/01/19 07:24 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: jong]
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Originally Posted By jong
I've arranged to look at a Plus 8 Anniversary (35th year) with a view to purchase -(my first Morgan) - and wonder if anybody knows to what numbers production was limited.
Any other comments or advice before I view would be most welcome.


These anniversary plus 8's are rather overpriced compared to the previous new plus 8 , around £40k more and what do you get for that ? Exclusivity ? If there are 100 then not that exclusive .IMHO.
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#552832 - 09/01/19 07:29 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: madmax]
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Originally Posted By madmax
Originally Posted By jong
I've arranged to look at a Plus 8 Anniversary (35th year) with a view to purchase -(my first Morgan) - and wonder if anybody knows to what numbers production was limited.
Any other comments or advice before I view would be most welcome.


These anniversary plus 8's are rather overpriced compared to the previous new plus 8 , around £40k more and what do you get for that ? Exclusivity ? If there are 100 then not that exclusive .IMHO.


The 35 anniversary models were 2003 Steve
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#552833 - 09/01/19 07:35 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: madmax]
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Originally Posted By madmax
Originally Posted By jong
I've arranged to look at a Plus 8 Anniversary (35th year) with a view to purchase -(my first Morgan) - and wonder if anybody knows to what numbers production was limited.
Any other comments or advice before I view would be most welcome.


These anniversary plus 8's are rather overpriced compared to the previous new plus 8 , around £40k more and what do you get for that ? Exclusivity ? If there are 100 then not that exclusive .IMHO.


But didn't the later Plus 8 have the Aero based chassis instead of the Trad chassis?

I'm a 4 cylinder man so excuse this if it's stupid.
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#552834 - 09/01/19 07:38 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: jong]
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These were the last years of the trad chassied Rover V8 engined +8.

At the end of the life Morgan did a special edition....

There are a couple of Swanmog members with the 2000/2001 non Aniversary model i’m Sure they would show you if you are going to Williams....

To be fair it’s all about personal taste and what you want/like - one is not better than another per se. It will just help position what you decide you like and what you might pay more for.
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#552837 - 09/01/19 07:50 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: jong]
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For clarity there were 50 of the 50th Anniversary Plus 8s. All built in 2018.
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#552839 - 09/01/19 07:55 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: Wirewheel]
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Well, 50 for purchase. The first one, of 51 (number 000 of 050), is a factory owned car.
Sorry Ian, I shall get out of pedant mode laugh2
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#552847 - 09/01/19 08:28 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: Wirewheel]
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....and the 35th Anniversary ones?
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#552853 - 09/01/19 08:34 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: jong]
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#552869 - 09/01/19 09:54 PM Re: Plus 8 35th Anniversary model [Re: Stewart S]
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Originally Posted By Stewart S
Originally Posted By madmax
Originally Posted By jong
I've arranged to look at a Plus 8 Anniversary (35th year) with a view to purchase -(my first Morgan) - and wonder if anybody knows to what numbers production was limited.
Any other comments or advice before I view would be most welcome.


These anniversary plus 8's are rather overpriced compared to the previous new plus 8 , around £40k more and what do you get for that ? Exclusivity ? If there are 100 then not that exclusive .IMHO.


The 35 anniversary models were 2003 Steve


Ah ! Getting confused with the last new plus 8's sorry !
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