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Morgan Motor Company

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The Morgan Motor Company located in Britain doesn't change in a changing world. Not only it is still independent, but it also makes each car by hand. Founded by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan known as BHFSM, it was then ran by his son Peter, and now it is run by Charles, the son of Peter Morgan. The company celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2011.

A base model is about $44,000, but some cars cost up to $300,000. And people wait for over a year to get their exclusive hand-built cars with the shell made out of metal and much of the vehicle made out of wood. Working on the wood interior, workers use metal shears to individually shape a hood because each car has to be different. Every year Morgan produces about 600 cars.
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About the Author

About Leslie G Rogers (lesrogers)
FROM: NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

Started marine company called Jolly Roger Marine. Importers of all hardware for pleasure boats. Had Boat yard and slips servicing all boating needs. Retired now have built many period wooden sailing ships and the odd plastic model. Live in a habour town on the Pacific Coast which is sub tropical. Ha...


Comments

Wonderful images from a company who has their well deserved place in automobile history. It's amazing and wonderful a company like Morgan can still exist. Thanks for sharing Leslie.
JUN 05, 2012 - 02:17 PM
Beautiful craftsmanship. Thanks for the photos. I can only dream of owning one.
JUN 05, 2012 - 06:51 PM
I read that Minicraft has released a 1935 Morgan three-wheeler in 1/16. An odd scale but the kit looks interesting - was waiting for it to arrive at my local shop so I can get my club discount! Anyone built it?
JAN 02, 2013 - 06:38 AM
This is a re-release. I built it many years ago. Like all Minicraft kits it's a bit basic but a reasonable display piece when completed.
JAN 02, 2013 - 07:55 AM
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