Meet the Plus Four CX-T: your dream Morgan is here!

Richard Hammond is jumping up and down with excitement after seeing this one

6w ago

For years, Morgan enthusiast have been yearning for a rally-spec Morgan. Now the British manufacturer has converted the dreams of many into reality with this - the Plus Four CX-T.

The 'T' in the name stands for Trail and CX refers to the carmaker's all-aluminium bonded platform with 100 per cent better torsional rigidity. The CX-T has been designed with help from Mike ‘Beady’ Jones and Paul Round who have 25 Dakar races under their belt. So they really know how to make a mad Dakar-spec car.

To improve departure angles and improving off-roading, Morgan has blessed this rally-ready sports car with a protective exoskeleton, a five-piece underbody protection system and full bespoke exhaust system with rear side-exit.

In terms of powertrain, the CX-T uses the Plus Four’s 2.0-litre turbo engine from BMW. All the power is sent to the wheels via a six-speed gearbox.

Morgan claim that this is “designed explicitly for overland adventure”. Who are we to disagree?

“The project was unrestrained and born entirely from a desire to create an exciting British adventure vehicle,” says Jonathan Wells, Morgan’s Head of Design. “For me, it’s a complete package: historical integrity, legitimate capability, and a brand-new adventure-lead aesthetic.”

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Comments (28)

  • I am actually in love with that.

      1 month ago
  • This is the raddest new car this year. No contest.

      1 month ago
  • great article, tej

      1 month ago
  • Nice

      1 month ago
  • This is a beautiful nod to their trials history. I’d love to have a go in one and razz it about off road.

      1 month ago