1983 Morgan 4/4


  • Reportedly driving very well and to be supplied with a fresh MOT
  • Presented in very usable condition, with a rich patina inside and out
  • Excellent project potential, as a highly desirable classic

The Appeal

Proudly holding the accolade of longest-running production vehicle in the world,  Morgan introduced the 4/4 in 1936 as a nimble sports car and this ethos remained unchanged throughout its 82-year production run. 
We’re pleased to offer this supremely usable 1983 example which exhibits a charming patina accrued through years of driving enjoyment. It remains very original inside and out, continuing to present well overall. 

The vendor advises that some work will be needed to keep it on the road in future, although the general appearance of the car could be left exactly as-is should the next owner wish to preserve it. Reportedly driving impeccably and being supplied with a fresh MOT, this 4/4 would be the perfect entry-level Morgan as it’s brimming with potential.

The History and Paperwork

  • Four previous keepers
  • UK-supplied right-hand drive example
  • MOT valid until 17th May 2024, although the vendor informs us that a fresh test will be supplied
  • 50,156 miles indicated
  • Original owner’s handbook 
  • V5C present

The Condition

  • Presentable original bodywork with some patina to the paintwork
  • Handsome wire wheels, free from any signs of damage or corrosion
  • New tyres fitted
  • The folding roof looks to be in lovely order
  • Smart black upholstery, exhibiting minimal wear for its age
  • Sports steering wheel
  • The vendor advises that there is some corrosion developing in the usual places, although the car remains of roadworthy standard
  • We’re unable to accurately assess the condition of the ash frame, although we understand that there are no obvious issues at present
  • The bodywork remains straight and the paintwork is quite smart
  • All presents reasonably well underneath 

The Mechanics 

  • 1600 cc Ford four-cylinder engine
  • Five-speed manual gearbox
  • All presents nicely under the bonnet
  • The vendor reports that the engine runs well, with no obvious faults
  • Said to be driving exactly as it should
  • A fabulous basis for rolling restoration, as you drive and enjoy the car


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1983
  • Make Morgan
  • Model 4/4
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 50,156 Miles
  • Engine size 1597
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Exeter
  • Location Devon
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
6 bids from 3 bidders
  • ji•••• £13,250 29/11/23
  • ma•••• £13,000 29/11/23
  • ma•••• £12,750 29/11/23
  • ji•••• £12,500 29/11/23
  • ma•••• £12,250 25/11/23
  • te•••• £12,000 23/11/23
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