2022 Morgan Super3 Wheeler - Classic
Super 3 continues a 113-year legacy of three-wheeled Morgan vehicles, introducing a new design language to the product range and continuing Morgan’s long tradition of doing things differently. From its mechanical underpinnings and design to its extensive options list and its name, everything about Super 3 is all-new.
The Morgan Motor Company today unveils Super 3, one of the most intriguing and distinctive vehicles the company has ever built. Super 3 has been designed from the ground up to offer new levels of character, thrill and adventure, principles that have defined Morgan’s three-wheeled product since the company was founded 113 years ago.
At the very heart of Super 3’s personality is its driving character. Primarily, a three-wheeled Morgan is a vehicle that entices you to get behind the wheel, offering a unique combination of mechanical feel,
connection to the environment and visual differentiation from anything else on the road. Few vehicles will engage their occupants like Super 3, which encourages owners to feel present in the craft of motoring and entices them to embark on incredible adventures.
As the company’s most configurable model to date, Super 3 offers an extensive list of options and
accessories that allow owners to tailor their own experience. From adventure touring accessories to
race-inspired liveries, Super 3 adopts multiple personalities to reflect the individuality of its owner. Three expressions of these personalities can be seen on the launch vehicles, Touring, Contemporary and Classic.
Like every Morgan, Super 3 will be built in Malvern, Worcestershire, at the company’s Pickersleigh Road factory. Skilled craftsmen and women have been handcrafting cars in these hallowed red brick buildings since 1914, just five years after HFS Morgan invented the first Morgan, known as ‘The Runabout’.
Aerodynamic and mechanical requirements have heavily influenced the form and proportions of Super 3. This is most notable in the cast aluminium structures that provide the face of the vehicle, brace the engine and control the corner packages, while also directing air into the side-mounted cooling packs. Two rectangular ‘diffuser plates’ – referred to as ‘sideblades’ – intelligently manage cooling requirements while also presenting a platform for panniers, luggage racks and liveries.
The exact positioning of the engine – now car-derived and mounted in-board – within Super 3 is of
crucial importance. Chosen in part due to its compact nature, the inline three-cylinder block sits precisely behind the front axle line, delivering optimum weight distribution and desirable proportion. The latter is a key principle for Morgan's designers, who determine it vital that the body of the car is visually towed by its front wheels rather than sat on top of them. Super 3 has a mechanically intricate front end and exhibits linear geometry, which is intentionally contrasted against the trailing aerodynamic passenger compartment.
Almost a century later, Ford has again been chosen to supply the engine, specifically its innovative 1.5-litre naturally aspirated three-cylinder petrol engine. The engine is coupled to five-speed Mazda gearbox, as found in MX-5 and used in the outgoing Morgan 3 Wheeler. Unlike the previous model, however, no compensator is required in the driveline, therefore minimising complexity and weight. The bevel box has been re-engineered using a custom tooth profile, and it drives through a carbon fibre-reinforced drive belt.
Chassis: Matte silver
Wheels: Silver gloss (except on Classic 01 which are side blade colour)
Exterior Castings: Silver
Final Finishes: Polished Wing Mirrors, Color Union Jack badge
Chassis Impressions: Matching Upholstery Color
Dash: Brown Velvet-Satin
Interior Castings: Silver
Steering Wheel: Silver, 14 inch
Interior Hardware: USB Charging Points, Internal Cup Holder, Footwell Lights, Footwell Heater, Heated Seats, Immobilizer, Tracker
Lighting: LED headlights, Plus Additional Driving Lights
Accessory Rails: All-Silver
Exhaust: White matte for Classic 01 and 02, Polished for Classic 03 and 04
*British Racing Green Typhoon Leather
*Brown Satin Wood Veneer
*Anodised Silver Hardware
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