2012 Morgan Roadster 3.7

It’s been a while since we last saw Morgan been such an active participant in a major auto show. But that’s what they’ll be at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, a place where the British automaker will be unveiling three new models.

We’ve already touched on the Aero Coupe a few days ago. Today, we introduce their second showcase vehicle, the New Roadster 3.7.

The styling of the New Roadster 3.7 isn’t all that different from what we’ve gotten accustomed to from Morgan Morgan . It has a convertible roof that can be easily fastened, providing the driver a choice between enjoying the roads with a roof over his head or doing it wind-blower style. Meanwhile, the interior of the New Roadster 3.7 is an elegant array of real leather combined with an elaborate instrument panel. The instrument panel features a large speedometer and rev counter that have been fitted into a completely new dashboard with electronic warning systems and digital and analogue displays for all engineering functions. The dials and instruments have all been framed in wood, offering a classy touch befitting of a coach built vehicle.

For all of the plush amenities of the car’s interior, the main highlight of the New Roadster is what lies under its hood. In case you haven’t already deciphered it yet, the ’3.7’ in its name stands for the car’s 3.7-liter Ford Cyclone six cylinder engine that produces 280 brake horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 260 lb/ft of torque while mated to a six-speed transmission. Those numbers translate to a 0-62 mph time of 4.9 seconds with a pretty impressive top speed of 140 mph.


7 comments:

It has a cool classical concept but trendy modern times speed. I can’t wait to see this rolling irony on the 2012 Geneva Motor Show!

The Morgan will surely surprise us with their great car, and we knew that this Roadster will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. I am hoping for their continuing success on providing cars with classical look and good engine.

Classical—that’s what I have observed with this Roadster. I know that these past few years Morgan is unable to show their piece not so long because, this coming 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Morgan will showcase three newly-made models. There’s a lot more reason to stay updated with this article.

This is so classical. Morgan has participated on some major auto shows, but this year they are about to unveil their latest collection.

I really like this car even if it’s a vintage model. It still looks pretty impressive, and still got a powerful engine.

Well, I know for sure that this model will no longer be active on the market production. As what we can see, the style is over a decade and the concept already exists in this new generation. We’re putting ideas into highest level and not like this.

So, Great. But the real question is: Will it be offered for sale in the US?

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