1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S

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Lot 21
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS

Sold for US$ 50,400 inc. premium
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS
Chassis no. M301
Engine no. 90/93/S

1,100cc OHV V-Twin JAP Engine
41hp at 4,700rpm
Single Side Draft Carburetor
2-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front Suspension
Swing Axle Rear Suspension

*Authentically restored example of the desirable Aero Super Sports model
*One of the best specifications for a Morgan 3-Wheeler
*Powerful and durable OHV V-Twin JAP engine
*An automotive icon rarely seen on the American market


THE MORGAN 3-WHEELER

With a pedigree dating from 1909, Morgan's 3-wheelers were from the outset highly competitive. Its superior power-to-weight ratio enabled H.F.S. Morgan's humble, 3-wheeled cyclecar to outperform many a larger engined 4-wheeler, and its maker was not slow to capitalize on his creation's competition potential. A Gold Medal in the 1911 London-Exeter-London Reliability Trial with Morgan himself driving was followed by victory in the inaugural cycle car race at Brooklands the following year, Harry Martin taking the checkered flag three minutes ahead of the field. Racetrack successes led directly to road-going spin-off in the form of the Grand Prix model, introduced for 1914. The first Aero sports model, inspired by the Grand Prix, followed immediately after WWI. Subsequent technological developments included the fitting of front brakes (operated by hand lever) from 1924 and the adoption of a new chassis – the M-type – on the new Super Sports model. The Aero Super Sports - the top-of-the-range and certainly the fastest model - was announced in 1928, lower, longer and faster than earlier Aeros and with an 80mph top speed. This new chassis was some 2½-inches lower than its predecessor and undoubtedly helped Morgans trounce the opposition at the New Cycle car Club's meeting at Brooklands later that year.

Morgan offered Blackburne, JAP and Matchless engine options in their range of 3-wheelers, the JAP engine, as fitted to this example, being the choice of the connoisseur.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Representing the 1930s Morgan 3-wheeler in the desirable Aero Super Sports specification, powered by the air-cooled, overhead-valve, V-Twin 1,100cc JAP engine, this charming example was treated to an authentic restoration in 2008, and since kept in beautiful condition in a celebrated Southwestern collection of pedigreed cars and motorcycles. Sporting British Racing Green paint with the cockpit trimmed in black, the Morgan has a very genuine feel with period gauges, and a nice age to all the brass, wood, nickel and brightwork finishes on the powerful machine. Seldom found on the American market, this Morgan Aero Super Sports has few equals, and would make a nice addition to any historic and thoughtful collection.




Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this is a 1930 Morgan Aero Two Seater, not a Super Sports, it is powered by an LTOW series JAP engine, no. LTOW/ 64353
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1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
1930 Morgan 3-Wheeler AERO SUPER SPORTS <br /> Chassis no. M301  <br />Engine no. 90/93/S
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