Utilizing aircraft industry construction technology, unladen weight of the modern day classic is only 1100 kg (2425 lbs) making the Plus 8 the lightest V8 passenger car in the world.

In addition to the Aero Coupe and Electric Roadster, the new Morgan Plus 8 will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The revived model has not been seen since 2004.

Utilizing aircraft industry construction technology, unladen weight of the modern day classic is only 1100 kg (2425 lbs) making the Plus 8 the lightest V8 passenger car in the world. The Morgan Plus 8 also lays claim to one of the stiffest chassis of all convertible roadsters according to the company.

The Morgan Plus 8 is described as "a true drivers car" with its 4.8-liter V8 engine producing 367 bhp (270 kW) or 390 bhp (291 kW) with sports exhaust. Torque comes in at 490 Nm (370 lb-ft). Power to Weight ratio is 333 bhp per tonne or 354 bhp per tonne with sports exhaust. A six-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission is available.

Performance renders a 0-62 mph (100 km/h) time of 4.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). Fuel consumption comes in at 16 mpg (18.2l/100km) city; 32 mpg (8.7l/100km) motorway; and 23 mpg (12.11l/100km) combined.

Other standard amenities include a convertible mohair roof with double thickness liner for insulation, air conditioning, leather upholstery, lockable stowage and radio/CD player.

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Morgan Plus 8 ready for Geneva debut