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Morgan 3 Wheeler

This pre-war Morgan 3 Wheeler is a classic from another age of motoring

Make driving fun again with the original pioneer of the cyclecar.

IF I HAD the money I’d buy…

A car that is the benchmark for three-wheeled cars. A car that was groundbreaking and innovative when it was first produced way back in 1911. A car that looks like no other and causes heads to turn where ever it goes. A classic car with a stunning design and just one wheel at the back. I’d buy a Morgan 3 Wheeler.

Why a Morgan 3 Wheeler?

Well, if you are going to buy a three-wheeler you may as well buy one by the most famous purveyor of three-wheeled cars, Morgan Motors, who built them from 1911 through to 1939. Morgan Motors was the pioneer of the “cyclecar” and back in the day ‘Mogs’ were considered a motorcycle for taxation and licensing purposes.

Driving a Morgan 3 Wheeler was once described as feeling “like you’re a kid again, like riding your first bicycle. You’re on top of the world.”

The Morgan 3 Wheeler has recently had a revival and has gone back into production – but here’s your chance to own one of the earlier, classic models.

What’s special about this particular one?

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This car is a 1935 model making it a pre-war classic. It is the Supersports version with a Matchless MX2 990cc, AC, OHV, 500 ‘V’ Twin engine. As you can see, this version has no doors. It has been lovingly cared for and restored and is in concours condition. It has been off the road since 1965 and comes with all original parts that were replaced and full paperwork history.

What does it look like in action?

It looks like a blast to drive and it zooms along the road like a piece of automotive art. Of course, Jay Leno has one, and you can check his out in this Jay Leno’s Garage video.

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Who else drives one?

The first car that living legend Sir Stirling Moss bought was a Matchless Morgan 3 Wheeler. So, you’ll be keeping company with racing royalty.

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It costs €65,000. What else could you get for the money?

For the same money, you could have this 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.

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or this brand new three-berth Pilote V600F Foxy camper van.

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