Morgan plus 4 Supersport
15 th day in 1997
Pubicité sale of this vehicle in 1997 by the importer West coast Denis RJ Glavis.
The sixth SS built, one of the first shipped to Lew Spencer imports, the Morgan Distributor ans SCCA race champion for years; the vehicle was raced in SCAA in the 60"s; then acquired by Lee Spencer in the 70"s, later acquired by it's last (local) owner, Air Force General al Santos, one of the founders of CSRG, who slowly restored the vehicule over a 13 year period.
This vehicule has 65 miles on a full body off chassis up restoration (except paint) including a 158 HP dynoed engine (the original block).
Right hand drive, full roll bar, catch tanks, this represents a unique opportunity to acquire one of the rarest, most exciting examples of Britain's finest automobile hour.
The Morgan has been loaded and secured in the ocean container and delivered to the docks in Oakland for loading on board the vessel this week end.
The vessel "Cho Yang Success" Voyage EA745, is scheduled to sail from Oakland on Monday, October 6th, and will arrive Le Havre on Sunday, November 2 nd.
23 rd December 1997
French registration Authorities
Further to your enquiry regarding chassis number 4884, we can confirm that from our archived records, on 31.08.61, a Morgan Plus 4 Super Sports, with chassis number 4884, engine number TS8211X, gearbox number 257x HR and axle number C61-80, RHD,was despatched new to Lew Spencer Imports, Los Angeles.
This car was one of the series of Super Sports models built at our factory from 1961 to 1968; this particular car was supplied as a 2-seater, and equipped with a Triumph TR4 2138cc engine. She was fully road legal and approved in 1961
We trust that this will assist you with the registration of your car, and thank you for your enquiry.
Morgan Motor Company Limited
Cooling system with separate water box .
Supersport front axle
Black leather bucket seats
Large exhaust line 2 and 4 stainless
Petrol cap Le Mans 24 Hours
TR3 original engine bored out to 2.2l
Preparation head and balancing of moving parts
Double 45 DCOE Weber carburettors
Camshaft Newman "race"
72 spoke rims 6 inches wide
165x80 R15 tires
Unsynchronized box Moss 4 speed, first
12 Volt , negative ground
Australian new rear deck
Alternator , electric fan, electronic ignition
Sides hood and black –screen