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Origins of HFS

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HFS Born

August 1, 1881
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The founder and the man who guided the destiny of the Morgan car for almost fifty…

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Motor Car Wins…

January 1, 1901
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In 1901 H.F.S. was apprenticed to two of the greatest railway engineers of the…

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The First Garage

May 1, 1905
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In May 1905, with the encouragement and…

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Founded on an Icon

May 1, 1909
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The success of the Morgan Motor…

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The Runabouts

November 1, 1910
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The first production Morgans were simple single-seat machines…

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Harrods

February 1, 1911
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The following year a two-seat ‘Runabout’ was…

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The Cyclecars

May 4, 1912
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The factory experimented with other designs such as…

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Racing Success

August 1, 1913
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In the few years…

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Cyclecar Grand Prix

October 20, 1913
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From the start it was very much a family business and Mr H.F.S Morgan’s sister,…

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Pickersleigh Road

December 1, 1913
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In December 1913, H.F.S. purchased a plot of…
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Development of the Three-Wheeler, the ‘20s & ‘30s

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Four Seater Runabout

November 1, 1911
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New models were added to the Morgan range, and for the first time a…

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Peace Restored

October 16, 1919
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When peace returned in 1918…

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The “Aero”

January 1, 1920
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Another special Morgan, inspired by Capt….

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Brooklands

January 21, 1921
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Throughout the 1920s the Morgan continued…

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Factory Expansion

May 21, 1925
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Mr George Goodall joined the firm in 1925, taking over the position of General Manager…

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The Super Aero

May 21, 1927
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Racing successes encouraged the introduction of another…

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One hour World Record

January 1, 1930
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In 1930 Mrs. Gwenda Stewart broke the One Hour World Record at the banked race…

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Worldwide Motoring

June 21, 1930
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Robust and reliable, Morgans were also…

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The F type

January 1, 1933
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1933 was a vintage year for Morgan,…

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Introduction of the four-wheeled Morgan

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The Morgan 4/4

January 1, 1936
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In 1936, after a prototype had been tested in trials…

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Prebendary George Morgan

May 1, 1936
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In 1936 H.F.S’s father Prebendary George Morgan died peacefully at home (Photo…

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Le Mans

May 21, 1937
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The 4-4 maintained Morgan’s reputation for building fine…

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The Second World War

January 1, 1939
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Car production stopped completely throughout the Second World War and only…

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The Three Wheeler Club

January 1, 1945
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The Morgan Three-Wheeler Club had been formed by a small band of enthusiasts in 1945 and rapidly…

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One Engine Policy

January 1, 1947
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In 1947 the Standard Motor Co announced their ‘One Engine Policy’ which meant that after…

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The Series 2

January 1, 1955
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In 1955 the Morgan 4/4 was…

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The Baby doll

January 1, 1956
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During 1956 the TR 3 engine was fitted to the Plus…

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TOK wins Le Mans

January 1, 1962
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In 1962 success was achieved…

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The Plus 4 Plus and Morgan SLR

January 1, 1963
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1963 saw the introduction of an entirely new car…

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The Famous Morgan Plus 8

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Birth of the Plus 8

February 1, 1966
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In 1966 the Triumph TR engine was nearing the end of its life…

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Race Success

January 1, 1972
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The racing pedigree of the Morgan was enhanced in 1972 and 1975 when Robin…

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The Morgan sports Car championships

January 1, 1985
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The Plus Four was reintroduced in 1985 with a…

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The Morgan Aero and LIFEcar

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Aluminium chassis Plus 8

January 1, 1990
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In the mid 1990s a remarkable new Morgan began to take shape. In order to remain…

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The Original Aero 8

March 1, 2000
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To achieve this he worked with engineer Chris Lawrence (who had…

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The Aero 8 GT

January 1, 2002
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Morgan returned to LeMans once again…

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RIP Peter Morgan

February 1, 2003
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In 2003 the Morgan…

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The Aeromax

January 1, 2005
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Following its introduction, the Aero 8 was continually refined and updated,…

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The Roadster V6

January 1, 2006
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Throughout the development of the Aero models, the traditional cars…

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The Lifecar

January 1, 2008
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To emphasise the Morgan Motor Company’s commitment to environmentally clean,…

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Celebrating the Centenary

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Celebrations

January 1, 2009
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2009 was a very special year for Morgan Motor Company when the factory and enthusiasts from around the world…

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The Aero Supersports

March 1, 2009
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To mark the Centenary the new Aero model was launched to much acclaim. Called the Aero Super Sports, it revived the…

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The Morgan GT3

May 1, 2009
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To emphasise the importance of motor sport to the…

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