Morgan Plus 8 (1982) Specifications

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1982 Morgan Plus 8
Max Power 157.2 PS (155 bhp) (115.6 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Specific Output 43.9 bhp/litre0.72 bhp/cu in
Brake mean effective pressure 953.5 kPa (138.3 psi)
Max Torque 268.0 Nm (198 ft·lb) (27.3 kg m) @ 2500 rpm
Specific Torque 75.88 Nm/litre
Power to weight 171.46 bhp/ton
Max Speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
0-50 mph (80 km/h) 4.70 s
0-60 mph 6.70 s
0-100 km/h 7.20 s
0-100 mph 21.80 s
80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top gear
Standing km 28.50 s @ 172.00 km/h
Doors 2
Engine Location Front
Engine Alignment Longitudinal
Engine code
Aspiration Normal
Cylinders V8 in 90.0 degrees, vee
Engine Capacity 3.5 litre3532 cc (215.536 cu in) OHV 2 valves per cylinder 16 valves in total
Bore and stroke 88.90 mm x71.12 mm 3.5 in x2.8 in
Compression Ratio 9.35:1
Engine Construction Aluminium Alloy Block and Head
Engine Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Manufacturer Rover/Buick
Main crankshaft bearings 5
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Unitary capacity 441.5 cc per cylinder
Fuel System 2 SU HIF carbs
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Drive Type rear wheel drive
Transmission Ratios: Top 0.79
Final Gear Ratio 3.31
Steering cam and peg
Brakes Disc /Drum-S
Brake size 279 mm front and rear 229 mm
Braked area
Suspension Independent VSlPi.Coil Springs rear Live axle Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels 6½ x 15rear 6½ x 15
Tyres Pirelli P6 20560 VR 15rear Pirelli P6 20560 VR 15
Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)
Max Turning Circle
Drag Co-efficient
Frontal area Cx
Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length 3886 mm 153 in
Overall Width 1468 mm 57.8 in
Overall Height 1194 mm 47 in
Wheelbase 2497 mm 98.3 in
Weight distribution (front) 51.00 %
Track Front 1214 mm 47.8
Ground Clearance
Kerb Weight 904 kg 1993 lb
Fluids and Capacities
Fuel Tank 62 litres13.6 UK Gal16.4 US Gal
Fuel Consumption Combined
C02 emissions
Coolant Water
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