Geneva 2012 : Morgan Plus E, images and specs

06/03/2012
We have been waiting for a long time since the first rumours, the Morgan Plus E developed in collaboration with British specialists Zytek and Radshape emerges.

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In addition to being fully electric this Morgan has an innovative gearbox, in fact this Morgan Plus E has successfully combined an electric motor with a 5 speed gearbox. This innovation will allow Morgan to increase the driving pleasure of an electric car.

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About its specs, the 70kW engine comes from Zytek, about 95 horsepower, it is matted with the 5 speed gearbox mounted into the transmission tunnel, Morgan introduces a system of heel-toe shifting when the driver depresses the clutch pedal, the electronic controls will automatically match the engine rpms with the speed of the gearbox’s output shaft to ensure a perfect shift.

The development program at Morgan announced that they will offer two vehicles, one with the manual transmission and one that will be closer to a production vehicle with spare batteries and maybe a sequential gearbox.

Article by H. Le Flanchec
Par Technologic Vehicles
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