Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/20

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Subject: [Leica] Morgans
From: lambroving at (William G. Lamb, III)
Date: Sun Feb 20 20:55:27 2005


I sent the details and contact information off-line.



At 11:34 AM 02/21/2005 +0800, you wrote:
>Sorry for the late reply.
>I was living in the UK at the time and my Plus 8 was ordered through a
>dealer there.  Even the UK waiting list was long in the late '80s/early
>Mine had a Rover 3.9 V8, although at the time of ordering it was a 3.5.  I
>never kept the car - by the time it was available I had already moved to
>Hong Kong, where the car would be subjected to 60% tax and there was also a
>question if it would pass the emission test here.  In addition, it was also
>the wrong car for our climate, with no air conditioning etc.
>The recent discussion of Morgans has fuelled my interest in their cars
>again.  I am not in a position to get an Aero 8, I am more interested in the
>Plus 4 and the new Roadster V6 and I would love to hear your comments on
>Without an official dealer here it will be fun and tricky to bring one in,
>not to mention about servicing.  I noted from the Morgan website they now
>demand a despite of ?1,000.  I was only ?125 when I ordered my last one.