Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1938
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £17,000 - £20,000
Registration Number: FGP 696
Chassis Number: 682
The Morgan 4/4 was the Morgan Motor Company's first model with four wheels, representing a radical departure from the earlier cyclecar-derived three wheelers. It appeared in 1936, and its model designation "4-4" (later "4/4") stood for four wheels and four cylinders. Apart from a break during World War II and during the early 1950s the 4/4 has been in continuous production from its debut right up to the present day. Multitudinous engine options over the years have ranged from the 1122cc Coventry Climax engine in 1936 to a 1.8 litre Ford engine in 2004.
The original open two seater 4-4 was introduced in 1936, and was the most popular of the three body options available with 663 built by 1939, and a further 249 from 1946 to 1950. For the first years the car had a 1,122 cc Coventry Climax engine with 3