Morgan Motor First Electric 3-Wheeler Goes In Production

1morganev32morganev33morganev3After being in business for 107 years, UK Morgan Motor just started production of its first electric vehicle. The company is embracing the new technology but wants to keep its very unique image, a unique blend of charisma, craftsmanship and performance. For this purpose, the EV3 is reminiscent of the company’s first model, another 3-wheeler that debuted in 1909.

Weighing less than 500 kg, it has a range of 150 miles requiring a 4-hour charge. The EV3 is equipped with a 20 KWh Lithium Battery and a liquid cooled 46kW motor driving the rear wheel. The company is stating 0-62 mph in less than 9 seconds and a top speed in excess of 90 mph. Price should be around $68,000.

Morgan Motor plans to sell 50 EV3s per year, a significant commitment for a company building only 850 hand-built vehicles a year. This launch coincides with an announcement that the Morgan Motor Company will receive government funding towards a £6m consortium based project developing future hybrid and full EV Morgan vehicles.

15 Responses to “Morgan Motor First Electric 3-Wheeler Goes In Production”


  1. 1 Chris Mezler Nov 30th, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Gorgeous

  2. 2 P. Hamilton Nov 30th, 2016 at 9:20 am

    I want one, but 68K?

  3. 3 highrpm Nov 30th, 2016 at 10:04 am

    oh to be a member of the elite class. their suite of toy choices just keeps getting better and better!

  4. 4 Boots Nov 30th, 2016 at 10:10 am

    Classy, fun looking vehicle! $68,000+ is a little steep!

  5. 5 Jeffrey Novotich Nov 30th, 2016 at 10:41 am

    Range is a little bit too low, but it’s a beautiful 3-wheeler.

  6. 6 Gary Nov 30th, 2016 at 10:42 am

    I like this toy.

  7. 7 James just another crazy kiwi Nov 30th, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Wonder when the self driving model comes out lol

  8. 8 Mark Nov 30th, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    Design has not for everyone. At first I thought that the front part to sit.
    The third light at the top – is also interesting.
    But 68K for a toy to travel a lonely …

  9. 9 SYF Nov 30th, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    I’d rather have a big V-Twin up front.

  10. 10 richards Nov 30th, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    WHY?

  11. 11 Jim Tom Dec 1st, 2016 at 8:44 am

    $68,000 LOL!

  12. 12 A 1 CYCLES Dec 1st, 2016 at 10:58 am

    your missing the back door funding by the govt…sheep. read the article..pay attention to why they are doing it..not to please the people for grants to continue development of their car

  13. 13 Ernie Dec 1st, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Would b an adventure alright

  14. 14 DaveSmith Dec 2nd, 2016 at 5:09 pm

    If Preston Tucker had designed a trike……………………………..

  15. 15 hark Dec 3rd, 2016 at 7:21 am

    Is this supposed to be a Motorcycle

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