There are many companies out there who stay true to their roots, and the Morgan Motor Company is a perfect example of this. /Drive had the opportunity to take a tour of the prestigious English automaker and was delighted upon arrival. The employees were all smiles, the wood smelt of fresh cut wood and the factory was filled with some of the most unique and gorgeous cars out on the road today. Be sure to watch the video below to understand how to Morgan keeps their automotive heritage alive.
Unfamiliar with the company? The Morgan Motor Company was found by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan in 1910 and he ran the company until his passing in 1959. The early cars consisted of three-wheeled cyclecars, with the first four-wheeler being introduced in 1936. The 1950’s saw the start of Morgan finding their niche in the automobile industry with the +4.
After his father’s passing, Peter Morgan took control of the company and ran it until his death in 2003. The company is now owned by Steve Morris, who is not a member of the Morgan family. In 2000’s, Morgan has introduced many amazing cars such as the Aero 8, Roadster, AeroMax, Aero SuperSports, and much more. One of the most popular Morgan’s nowadays is the Morgan Three-Wheeler, a hat-tip to their early cyclecars.