This outstanding performance is thanks to the car’s exceptionally low weight – from just 1007 kg dry – and its BMW 2.0-litre four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine, which produces 255 bhp and up to 295 lb ft of torque. It comes with some downsides—practicality being one, the fact you have to choose whether you want side windows before you leave the house (and attach them yourself if you do) is another. While the Six gets the same 335bhp 3.0-litre BMW straight-six as the Toyota Supra, the Four makes do with BMW’s single-turbo 255bhp four. Anything more than a weekend bag will need a luggage rack and ratchet straps attached to the rear. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. While the Geneva Motor Show might be canceled, Morgan is ready to roll out the next generation of its Plus Four. When you’re not haring around empty roads and bumbling through town, you can leave it in third and waft. Classically that’s given Morgan’s cars a ‘handmade’ feel—something to take pride in, but also one that brings the odd bit of wobbly trim. The building blocks of its chassis are shared with the Plus Six, the differences are shorter double wishbone suspension, and skinnier tyres and wings, making it 78mm narrower overall. It’s bigger, sure, and it gets two big pipes out back, but it looks like a traditional Morgan should. Cruising is what the Plus Four excels at. The Morgan Plus 4 (or +4) is an automobile produced by the Morgan Motor Company. Road & Track participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. The leather is hand stitched. The Plus Four's barely changed looks from the original reflect the preferences of Morgan's traditionally minded clientele. When you stamp on the gas the turbo whistles as you’re pushed back in your seat. Morgan’s new Plus Four will perplex a lot of people. Easy enough to use with one hand as you cruise along, though it doesn’t offer amazing feedback as a consequence. It is a more powerful and, in the case of the earlier cars, slightly longer version of the company's previous 4/4 model. Since its launch in 1950, these characteristics have defined our most popular model. The smaller Morgan makes itself stand apart with a narrower body and differently designed "wings" on either side.
DISCOVER PLUS FOUR From USD43,460.00 * The Morgan 3 Wheeler is a rebellion against sanitised, modern motoring. Polestar 2 vs. Tesla Model 3: How do these EVs stack up? It also picks up formerly optional equipment like power steering and sun visors. Except older Morgans, of course. That's intentional: Morgan changed the name of the car, replacing the number with the word. Press the start button and there are no rattles, just a boom as its tailpipes fire out a low, bassy burble. The point where 2020s technology meets 1920s craftsmanship. Purists will be happy, onlookers confused.
All in, Morgan claims 97% of the Plus Four's components are new. No money from the licence fee was used to create this website. The Plus Four was to be presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2020, but its appearance was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic; it was revealed online on 3 March 2020. Audi S8 review: the most boring 560bhp car (in a good way), Range Rover review: new straight-six diesel driven, VW T-Cross R-Line 1.5 TSI review: 148bhp crossover tested, Rocketeer Mazda MX-5 review: modified V6 roadster driven, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 review: classic café racer tested, Speed Week 2020: the Ferrari F8 Tributo on track, City, slicker: Honda City Turbo vs Honda e, Chris Harris on… the new BMW M4 and M3 Touring. Not perfect, but a joyous thing nonetheless... Gallery: Ferrari's mighty 710bhp supercar slides its way through Anglesey... DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4 review: a worthy X3/Q5 rival?