Morgan Cars: Morgan Convertible

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Morgan Cars is a British automobile manufacturer which was found by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan in the year 1909. After the death of Henry, Peter Morgan and Henry’s son ran the company for the next few years. At present, the company is run by Charles Morgan, son of Peter Morgan. The company is located in Malvern Link, Malvern; Worcestershire with employees of 163 people. In 2007, Morgan manufactured and launched more than 640 vehicles and all these cars were assembled by hand.

Earlier the company was involved in manufacturing four seater or two seater cars. Competition from small cars such as Morris Minor and Austin 7 with better comfort and comparable price and economy, made these vehicles look cheap and less attractive.

Morgan Cars have been running by three generations of Morgan family. H.F.S (Henry Frederick Stanley) bought a Peugeot engine and started building car in a workshop. Peter Morgan ran the company for more than 40 years by giving up the reins before his death. Currently, the company is run by Charles Morgan, son of Peter Morgan. The cars that are hand built are also known as Moggies. Their design and style is distinctive and are known for sporting performance.

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There are lots of cars manufactured and launched by Morgan Cars in the market such as Morgan Convertible.

Morgan Convertible is powered by 4.4 liter SEFI front mounted 4/OHC 32-valve V8 engine which is good for producing 330 pound feet of torque at 3600 rpm and 325 horsepower at 6100 rpm. It comes with standard list of features such as power door locks that are operated via remote and internal switch, antilock disc brakes, electronic brake distribution, limited slip differential, halogen headlights with washers, rear and front bumpers, side molded running boards, tachometer, cruise control, tire pressure monitor, exterior temperature gauge, cabin equipped with Walnut Wood trim, leather steering wheel and multi-function remote control which is used for operating door unlock/lock and trunk.

There are some other features in Morgan Convertible which includes keyless ignition, trunk anti-trap device, rear and front crumple zones, passenger airbags, front three-point seatbelts, side guard door beams, leather seats, dual front bucket seats with integrated headrests, independent Wishbone front suspension with Koni(R) Shock Absorbers and Eibach(R) Coil Springs, ZF six-speed manual transmission, 18-inch alloy wheels, windshield wipers, heated windshield glass, dual body color exterior rearview mirrors and power windows with front dual one-touch down.