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New Plus 8 - Now Official #70547
19/10/11 11:15 AM
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Eton, Berks
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Like others I'm sure, I got a letter from Charles today with the enclosed leaflet announcing the new Plus 8, driven by a very cool looking Matt, and advising that there will be a small production run before the Geneva car show launch next year.



It is all pretty much as we have reported previously, the price is 71,000.00 plus VAT (ex-factory) and the wheels shown are the wheels from the Series IV Aero 8.

Air-conditioning is standard and an automatic gearbox is also available. Otherwise the spec seems normal trad with 8-standard colours and a choice of wood finishes.

All you have to do to beat the rush and get a pre-launch car is send your deposit of 20,000.00 to MMC...


Brian

1970 Morgan Plus 8 - Moss Box (Black, soon to be the original Indigo Blue)
2014 Morgan SP1 (Rocket Red)
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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman] #70549
19/10/11 12:14 PM
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nice picture
wheels seem better indeed
hope to see it next week


now: NoMog
sold: A'max/M3W/V6/444seater
Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: 1560] #70554
19/10/11 12:29 PM
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Cheltenham, Glos. UK
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Matt always seems to look cool shades (being the nearest I can find to :cool: ).

Is this another of RedMorgan's shots? Richard?

Cheers,


Graham (G4FUJ)

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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Graham, G4FUJ] #70555
19/10/11 12:59 PM
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can't stop wondering, side-mirrors AND side-screens at 140mph
could be kinky-stuff woohoo


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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: 1560] #70556
19/10/11 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted By 1560
can't stop wondering, side-mirrors AND side-screens at 140mph
could be kinky-stuff woohoo

They were looking a fitting a catch on the windscreen to secure the sidescreens at speed. I'm sure you'll see it during your visit Steven.

As for the mirrors, maybe they need testing at speed, in which case I volunteer! woohoo


Brian

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2014 Morgan SP1 (Rocket Red)
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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman] #70573
19/10/11 03:52 PM
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West Paris, France
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At 140mph all you'll need the mirrors for is to check for blue flashing lights.


Giles. Mogless in Paris.
Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: pandy] #70574
19/10/11 03:56 PM
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South Yorkshire
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Well done MMC. A good effort. Overriders would look nice, but a minor point. Not for me though unless I rob a bank.


DaveW
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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman] #70578
19/10/11 04:31 PM
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Hill Head, Hampshire, Uk
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Excellent News. joy

I look forward to seeing one of the first offs around South Bucks??? drive


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Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Frank 4x4] #70591
19/10/11 07:03 PM
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Cambridgeshire
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The on the road price without extras would seem to make the last of the S4 aeros a bargain.

Will be interesting to see how it compares to the Aero, any ideas on the roof mechanism?


Slowly going green
Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: asbojohn] #70594
19/10/11 07:12 PM
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Northern Ireland
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I was very interested, but not at nearly 100K, I was under the impression that it would be arounf 70k delivered.

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