Richard Thorne Classic Cars

1979 Morgan +8 Race Car

£31,950 SOLD

1979 Morgan +8 3.9 V8 Race car. Fully prepared for competing in Class 2 of the Morgan Challenge race series but also potentially eligible for other series such as CSCC Future Classics. This car is very well known in Morgan circles having previously won the championship outright, previous owners include Phil Goddard, Richard Plant and Roger Whiteside. Recent works include a rear axle rebuild with new LSD, 4 new dampers and in 2022 a full engine re-fresh by John Eales. The Tillet race seat, belts and extinguisher are all in date for the 2023 season. RTCC have been preparing, storing and providing arrive and drive support for the current owner and would be very happy to continue to do so for the purchaser. These +8s have a glorious sounding Rover V8 giving 260BHP, with Tremec 5 speed gearbox, four wheel disc brakes vented at the front, and 7” alloys wearing 225 section Yokohamas with a kerb weight of only 825KGs! Great fun to drive and very reliable. £31,950

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