speak about Morgan today it's a challenge. Since it is without any
doubt the only make alive (quite alive !) who persists in manufacturing
cars according to a technology of another era, that of before the
last world war. Moreover, the style of the body virtually did not
change since the middle of the fifties. The Morgan phenomenon is
undoubtedly more sociological than technical, for example: since
several decades, these cars, not only do they find purchasers but
the order books are not on a down slop (3 to 4 years of waiting
as of today !) ...
At the time when Rolls Royce,
one of the last bastions of the British tradition and know-how,
passes under a mass production car manufacturer, Morgan company
continues to manufacture it's hand made cars (for which customers
are striving at a sky rocketing price) whose design features go
back to the prehistory of automobiles...
Why ? The "British Charm" still
operates: the obsolete lines makes it tempting and makes you forget
all the defects which one could so well do with all these English
roadsters: a ridiculous habitability, a non-existent ergonomics
a water tightness which only has it's name.
Admittedly road qualities are
not so insipid and the perfectly adequate handling, more especially
as the feelings are also impressive...
Our friend Roger's Morgan, presented
here is a "Four/Four" 1968. It is no more a pampered car. It's a