Morgan Plus 8 GTR group GT2 (1995)
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Specifications

1 unit built
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Rover, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located front longitudinally
4997cc, 94 x 90 mm
9.0:1
350 hp @ 5250 rpm
447 Nm / 330 ft-lb @ 3900 rpm
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with Lucas L-Jetronic fuel injection
water cooled

Chevrolet Small Block Gen. II LT1, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here and here
engine located front longitudinally
5997cc
11.5:1
600 bhp
aluminium block and head
nodular iron crankshaft with 5 main bearings
powdered steel connecting rod length between centers 144.8mm
OHV, 2 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
water cooled
dry sump

Hewland STA L, 6 speed manual gearbox for Chevrolet engine
Prodrive 5 speed manual for Rover engine
B.T.R. rear axle and differential assembly
bonded and riveted aircraft-style aluminum construction monocoque chassis
f/r suspension double wishbones with coil springs
rack and pinion steering
disk brakes all around with AP piston calipers
length 4050 mm
width 1860 mm
Wheelbase (mm) 2540
Front track (mm) 1524
Rear track (mm) 1524
wheels f/r, 11 x 18"
Chevrolet: 1080kg
Rover: 900 kg
fuel tank, 100 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in BPR International GT Endurance Series (until 1996) and in FIA GT Championship (1997)

Season
Car entry Car number, result
Jerez Paul Ricard Monza Jarama Nurb Donin gton Paris Ander stop Suzuka Silver stone Nogaro Zhuhai
Team 4h 4h 4h 4h 4h 4h 1000km 4h 1000km 4h 4h 3h
Charles Morgan, 4811710 (Rover) #63, in entry list #63, suspe nsion
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0

Team and drivers entries


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Rover engine in 1995-1996 seasons
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Rover engine at Silverstone '96
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Chevrolet engine
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Chevrolet engine
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Drawings

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Street version 1990
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Street version 2002

Chevrolet LT1 gen. II engine

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