This gorgeous 1929 Morgan three wheeler, has been owned by its current keeper since October last year and is another of the interesting vehicles entered for Classics over sands on Sunday 7th August.
Morgan introduced the “Super Sports Aero” model as the top of their range, at the October motorcycle show in 1927, fitted with a water cooled overhead valve 1100cc JAP v twin engine, and, as all vintage Morgans, fitted with a 2 speed chain transmission, using sprockets and dogs, rather like the Frazer Nash. The model was advertised as capable of 80 mph. It was with this model, fitted with a racing JAP engine, that Gwenda Stewart attained 115mph at Montlhery in 1930. This Morgan has been fitted with an engine similar to Gwenda Stewarts’ and thus (in theory) capable of much more than 80 mph!! although the owner has not been brave enough to drive it at that speed yet, although, I’m told, it does accelerate up to the legal limit very easily.