Morgan 4/4 had for some years been powered by a Coventry-Climax 1122-cc
four-cylinder F-head engine, but in mid-1939 a new 1267-cc unit
was announced. It was a 38.8-bhp OHV Four, specially made by the
Standard Motor Co. This engine is continued after the war until
Morgan F-4 is a
four-seater three-wheeler with 933-cc 22-bhp four-cylinder
side-valve Ford Eight engine. Transmission is by shaft from
flywheel through centre bearing (obviating shaft whip) to
three-speed gearbox, thence to worm and wheel with single-chain
final drive. Wheelbase is 8 ft 3 in, basic price £235
Morgan F Super is basically similar to the F-4
but with shortened wheelbase (7 ft 11 in), 1172-cc Ford Ten engine
and two-seater bodywork. It has a maximum speed of over 70 mph
and could cruise at 65 mph. The basic price is £260.
4/4 Drophead Coupé has a 38.8-bhp 1267-cc OHV four-cylinder
engine, specially made by the Standard Motor Co. and rated at 9.99
HP. The gearbox has four speeds and Girling brakes are fitted.
The two-seater bodywork has luggage accommodation inside the
folding hood; the car carry two spare wheels. Wheelbase is 7 ft 8
in, overall height 4 ft 3 in. A two-seater Roadster and
four-seater Tourer are also offered.
body styles in four wheeler, two seater roadster, or from 1946,
two seater drop head. Drop head has sliding windows and spare
wheels mounted vertically in tail.