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The Morgan Motor Company is a British motor car manufacturer. The company was founded in 1909 by Harry Frederick Stanley Morgan, generally known as "HFS" and was run by him until he died, aged 77, in 1959.

H.F.S. Morgan's first car design was a single-seat three-wheeled runabout which was fabricated for his personal use in 1909. H.F.S. Morgan's 1909 Runabout used an independent front suspension system with each front wheel mounted on a kingpin mounted to slide along a fixed pillar and located by a spring. Interest in his runabout led him to patent his design and begin production.

The early cars were two seat or four seat three-wheelers, and as such avoided the British tax on cars by being classified as motorcycles. Competition from small cars like the Austin 7 and the original Morris Minor, with comparable economy and price and better comfort, made cyclecars less attractive and led to discontinuation of their production. In 2000, the Morgan Aero 8 was introduced and, as always, the wooden body substructure was ash. (Contrary to popular myth, however, the chassis is metal; aluminium for the Aero 8). Due to the Aero 8's light weight it can do 0–62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.5 seconds. The Morgan Aeromax is a coupe variation of the Aero 8. Production was limited to 100 cars, each costing £110,000.

The Morgan cars are assembled by hand. The waiting list for a car is approximately one to two years, although it has been as high as ten years in the past.

Morgan official site
2000 - Aero 8
1968 - Plus 8
1954 - Plus 4 '54
1950 - Plus 4 '50