Under the skin of the Morgan EV3

27 July 2016

Morgan EV3

Sports car maker Morgan is adding something quite futuristic to its range of traditionally styled roadsters – a battery electric version of its quirky 3 Wheeler called the EV3.

The 3 Wheeler is normally powered by a big American V-twin motorcycle engine, but in electric guise it will have a battery in the nose and an electric motor behind the seats.

For a feature commissioned by Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International I interviewed engineers from Morgan as well as development partner Potenza Technology.

Key quote
“The car is lighter than the petrol version, which is unheard of for an EV”
Paul Faithfull, managing director, Potenza Technology

 

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