A stunning one-two finish in LM P2 for OAK Racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans!

On 23 June 2013, Le Mans-based outfit OAK Racing won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the very first time in LM P2 with the no.35 Morgan-Nissan driven by Bertrand Baguette, Martin Plowman and Ricardo Gonzalez. It also achieved a one-two finish. Olivier Pla, Alex Brundle and David Heinemeier Hansson finished as runners-up in the team’s no.24 car, rounding off a successful weekend for OAK Racing. The two crews finished seventh and eighth overall. Unfortunately, the third car entered by the team, the no.45 Morgan-Nissan Art Car, was forced to retire just two hours from the end of the race. Throughout the 24 hours, OAK Racing’s Morgan-Nissan LM P2s, created by its constructor department Onroak Automotive, dominated their category. Starting from pole position in the no.24 car, Olivier Pla set the pace in this 81st edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans....

Morgan Cars Opens Flagship Showroom in Beijing

Malvern Morgan Cars (Beijing) Co. Limited, the appointed general dealer in Beijing from Morgan Motor Company announced the opening of its 1st flagship showroom located in Beijing on June 18, 2013. The announcement was made with a press event at Morgan’s new Beijing location. The press event spread the news among local and international media that Morgan Cars is officially available for Chinese customers to order, and Malvern Morgan Cars (Beijing) Co. Limited is the general authorized distributor for Morgan Cars in China. The event also announced the partnership Malvern Morgan Cars will share with WheelsPlusWings. WheelsPlusWings is an organization which benefits disabled children in China. Stuart James, the founder of WheelsPlusWings, was present for the event and made a speech explaining the charity’s goals and the success they hope to have working with Morgan Cars under the newly launched project “China 250 Wings”....

British Ambassador Opens The Morgan Cars Showroom in Beijing

British, Hand built, Classic sports cars now on display in Gongti Workers Stadium Beijing, China: 18 June 2013 Morgan Motor Company cars are now available in Beijing, China and are on display at the flagship store in the Workers Stadium. HM Ambassador Sebastian Wood opened the 320m2 showroom which houses a number of cars from Britain’s oldest privately held motor company, including the first Plus 8 to ever be sold in China, a Roadster and the only 75th Anniversary edition 4/4 in China. The showroom is open to visitors who want to learn about the Morgan Motor Company and to place orders for the hand built, British, classic sports cars. Also on display is a SuperSport Junior, a children’s pedal car, proceeds from which will fund the ‘Morgan China 250 Wings’ initiative. The showroom has been commissioned by Malvern Morgan Cars (Beijing) Co. Limited,...

Morgan Cars launches ‘China 250 Wings’ initiative to donate wheel chairs to special needs children in China

Sale of Morgan tricycles to fund special wheel chairs for Chinese children. Beijing, China: 18 June 2013 Morgan Cars has launched a campaign to sell 250 limited edition hand built pedal cars and to donate 10% of the proceeds to WheelsPlusWings. The tricycles were first offered by Morgan in 2010 to commemorate the centenary of the launch of the Morgan 3 Wheeler by H.F.S. Morgan. The SuperSport Junior was offered in limited production and were quickly sold out. The special car is in fact a tricycle built to 2/3 scale and based on the original Morgan 3-wheel vehicles. It is suitable for 6-13 year olds. From left to right in the picture: Ian Charles Stewart   Founder & Chairman of WheelsplusWings Martin Barnes       Founder & Creative Director of Wheelsplus Wings Jim James          Managing Director of Morgan Cars (Beijing) Stuart James        Founder & Executive Director of WheelsplusWings...

HRH Prince Charles Visits Morgan Motor Company Factory

On Thursday 6th June HRH visited the Morgan Motor Company Factory in Malvern. “We’re very proud and extremely honoured,” said Charles Morgan. “And it’s given the workforce a tremendous boost, more than 50 of our people have seen him at the factory and I think he’s really enjoyed seeing British manufacturing at its best.” As he left, the Prince said Morgan, which makes 1,400 cars a year, “was a great example of British manufacturing”.