Morgan – the oldest English independent motor-car manufacturer, has started to accept an advance payment ($7 315) for the newest sport car – four-seater sport coupe Eva GT. The car, will appear on sale only in second half of 2012, but, considering its scanty circulation in 100 cars, to hasten with the order costs already now.
Unlike other models Morgan, some of which were issued before Second World War and by means of numerous modernisations could live up to now, sport coupe Eva GT is entirely developed by special computer programs. In particular, developers have given special attention to aerodynamics and passive safety. At the heart of the car slightly extended platform of model Aero Supersports that is caused by occurrence additional two passenger places. Under a cowl three litre "six" BMW capacity of 306 h.p. (400 Nm) will settle down. Engineers Morgan have decided to refuse Bavarian 4,4-litre "eight" so favourite by them as at loss in capacity hardly less than 20 h.p. managed to be won considerably in weight and profitability.
Dispersal to first hundred occupies 4,5 sec, and the maximum speed makes 273 km/h. Thus fuel consumption in the commixed cycle, according to Englishmen, will not exceed seven litres on hundred kilometres of run. And thanks to a spatial frame from aluminium and to aluminium body panels according to which the car will weigh only 1250 kg.
The official debut of the car will take place on August, 15th at exhibition Pebble-Beach Concourse d'Elegance that will pass the Pebbl-scourge in the Californian small town. Final price of the car will be named there.