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Morgan Threewheeler marks the return of an icon

by Jeff Glucker (RSS feed) on Nov 3rd, 2010 at 3:39PM

After building 30,000 trikes between 1909 and 1953, Morgan is bringing the automotive tripod back for 2011. The original three-wheeler was quick, but also achieved great fuel economy numbers. Fifty miles per gallon was regularly achieved thanks to its light weight, low rolling resistance and small engine, and in 1913 a trike won the French Grand Prix while averaging over 100 miles per hour on the banked curves of Brooklands. The new 2011 Morgan Threewheeler is powered by a Screaming Eagle 1,800cc Harley-Davidson engine, mated to the five-speed manual transmission from a Mazda5. The... Read More

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