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First Morgan Aero GT is produced
The first of just eight examples of the Aero GT that will be produced has rolled off the assembly line.
At the Geneva Motor Show, the Morgan Motor Company revealed its most extreme road-going model to date, the Aero GT – and the first edition has now rolled off the production line.
Morgan Motor Company will produce just eight of the special Aero GT variants – all vehicles individually built bespoke to customer specification. The Aero GT represents the end of Aero 8 production, guaranteeing that every Aero 8 owner will be the custodian of a very significant piece of Morgan history.
Powered by the same 367 hp BMW V8 engine used in the Aero 8, the Aero GT will travel from 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, reaching a top speed of 170mph. Each Aero GT will be built with Morgan’s latest adjustable suspension and come with manual transmission.
Each customer will have an individual design consultancy with Jon Wells, Morgan’s Head of Design, before the car enters production.
This, the first customer car to be completed, is finished in Miami Blue, which perfectly complements the aggressive body styling unique to the Aero GT.
The striking body panels of the Aero GT have been sculpted in such a way to ensure that tension and elegance is expressed in each line.
All surfacing of the new panels was proven digitally via Computation Fluid Dynamics simulation prior to full-scale validation. Each panel is created using the technologically advanced Superforming process synonymous with modern Morgans, before being hand-finished and transformed into Aero GT panels.
At the rear, the dramatic diffuser reduces air pressure from beneath the vehicle, increasing rear downforce and reducing the visual weight of the rear end.
Finite enamelled ‘GT’ badges signify the model variant. Each is individually hand made by a British Jeweller.
The interior is hand-finished with a series of painted stitching and pinstripe accents, and an extended choice of wood options.
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