The EV3 looks at the world of zero emissions motoring from an entirely different perspective, what if an all-electric vehicle was bespoke, hand crafted and exhilarating to drive? Following a soft launch of the Phase 1 concept EV3 in 2015, Morgan has showcased the final “pre-production phase” car which reveals the restyled body and interior.
Weighing less than 500kg, the all-electric Morgan 3 Wheeler has a range of 150 miles. Lightweight agility is complemented by performance figures of 0-62mph in less than 9 seconds and a top speed in excess of 90mph. Encased within the tubular space frame chassis is a 20KWh Lithium Battery and a liquid cooled 46kW motor driving the rear wheel.
The EV3 is the first Morgan vehicle to utilize composite carbon panels in its body construction. The carbon bonnet, tonneau cover, side pods and aluminum panels are hand worked over an ash wood frame. Brass conductive cooling fins encase the batteries and an off-centre tri-bar headlight adds to the overall asymmetry of the design. The EV3 takes inspiration from 1930’s aeroengine race cars, classic motorcycles and 1950’s fantasy automatons.
Its price is set to be in line with the petrol version, making it around the £30,000 mark.
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