Morgan announces Limited Edition Aero 8 GT Coupé
Aero Racing, makers of the two Morgan Aero 8s currently enjoying stunning success in the British GT Cup Class Championship, has joined forces with Morgan Motor Company to launch a special limited edition Aero 8 GT Coupé. Just 15 numbered cars will be hand built at Morgan’s Malvern works to a unique specification, offering the chance to own a unique and stunning driving machine that will immediately become a collector’s item.
Charles Morgan, Managing Director, comments -
“We have always tried to bring customers special developments from the race track, and this car is a superb example. It is very close indeed to the Aero 8 GT cars are just finishing their very first season in second and third places in the Championship – what a fantastic achievement!”
The Aero 8 GT Coupés will be built on the Morgan production line, and finished by Aero Racing to a unique specification which includes a 330 Bhp, 4.6 BMW engine with a new ECU as fitted to the British GT cars, a carbon fibre hard top – specially developed for the GT racing cars, black centre lock OZ wheels, sports exhaust, uprated springs, and special trim. The GT Coupé is finished in ‘official’ Morgan Works Race Team two tone dark blue and silver.
UK retail price for the limited edition car is £72,500 inc VAT and delivery. A soft-top hood option is available at an additional retail price of £2,000 plus VAT. Interested connoisseurs of fine driving should contact their nearest Morgan dealer via www.morgan-motor.co.uk, or Morgan sales on +44(0)1684 573104.
Like the standard Aero 8, the GT Coupé is not currently available to customers resident in the USA. An American specified Aero 8 will be launched in 2004.
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