1989 Morgan Plus-4

Highlights

  • Regular maintenance and servicing
  • Garage stored and SORN for 6 months over the winter
  • Rear drum brakes recently overhauled
  • MOT valid until April 2025

The Appeal


One of the British motor industry's most enduring, eccentric icons - the Morgan is still one of the most unique cars on the market today, and much of its success is owed to this - the Plus Four. Produced over three separate periods from 1950 to 2020, the fusion of sleek, modern curves on an eminently retro design continue to make these cars an impeccable tribute to British eccentricity. 

This 1989 Plus Four has been meticulously maintained, with a comprehensive service history that reflects its well-cared-for nature. The current owner has ensured it remains in very good order, storing it in a garage and avoiding use in adverse weather conditions. With recent work on the rear drum brakes and an MOT valid until April 2025, this Morgan Plus 4 is ready for the road.

If you want a retro-classic roadster from one of the UK's longest-running car companies, this is a highly engaging prospect.



History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1989
  • The DVLA records 8 previous keepers
  • In current ownership since 2022
  • Throughout current ownership, the car has been subject to regular maintenance and servicing
  • Garage stored, SORN for 6 months over the winter
  • Never taken out in the rain
  • MOT valid until April 2025 with zero advisories
  • Currently indicates 66,271 miles on a five-figure odometer



The Condition

  • This shining example of a Morgan appears to be a very solid and well-maintained car
  • Red paintwork is still shining nicely
  • Some light stone chips, but this is hardly detrimental to the car
  • We can't spot any obvious signs of corrosion
  • Brightwork still contrasts nicely
  • Glasswork and lenses all in good order
  • Side panels included in the sale
  • Soft top appears free of rips and tears
  • Interior is in fine fettle
  • Some creasing and sag to the leather, but no rips or tears
  • All instruments appear clear and legible
  • Light cosmetic wear to the wooden veneer and central dash panel
  • Other than this, it's an excellent example



The Mechanics

  • 1994cc Rover 16-valve four-cylinder twin-cam powerplant
  • Manual transmission with 5 gears
  • Rear drum brakes recently overhauled
  • Engine bay looks in good order
  • We have no reports of any mechanical issues
  • Car is reportedly starting, shifting, braking and steering as expected


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Auction Details
  • Year 1989
  • Make Morgan
  • Model Plus-4
  • Colour Red
  • Mileage 66,271 Miles
  • Engine size 1994
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Corsham
  • County Wiltshire
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
22 Bids
  • Cl•••• £20,000 11/07/24
  • ex•••• £19,500 11/07/24
  • Cl•••• £18,888 11/07/24
  • ni•••• £16,500 11/07/24
  • Cl•••• £15,500 11/07/24
  • ex•••• £14,500 11/07/24
  • Cl•••• £13,888 11/07/24
  • ex•••• £13,500 11/07/24
  • Cl•••• £12,888 11/07/24
  • hu•••• £12,000 11/07/24

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