3 Sep 2014

Morgan Has A Special Projects Division And The SP1 Is Its First Car

Arguably every Morgan is a special project seeing as they're hand built under one roof but that obviously wasn't good enough for the Malvern firm.  As such Morgan Special Projects Division was created and they've just revealed this, the SP1.

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Rather stunning isn't it.  The SP1 will be shown at Salon Prive and is intended to showcase the skills and craftsmanship of the workforce, some of whom have worked at the factory since leaving school.

The SP1 is powered by a naturally aspirated Ford 3.7 litre V6 engine (also in the V6 Roadster) which has a bespoke engine management system and sports exhaust.

The chassis is built from rigid steel and the suspension is new and unique to Morgan.  The body is formed by hand beaten aluminium panels and the body frame is made from Ash Wood, combined with African Bubinga Red Hardwood.

Check out the photos for the rest of the detail of the Morgan SP1.
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division
Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

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Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

Morgan SP1 from Morgan Special Projects Division

By Matt Hubbard