Morgan EV3 Junior offers thrills for budding EV enthusiasts

The traditionalists over at Malverns-based Morgan aren't the first craftsmen you'd think of to create an all-electric sports car. But the company did just that last year, when it announced the EV3 – a crazy three-wheeler with an electric powertrain and retro-futuristic looks.

Now, the company has launched a new version – aimed at the younger motorist. Say, aged twelve and under...

9 PHOTOS
Morgan EV3 Junior offers thrills for budding EV enthusiasts
See Gallery
Morgan EV3 Junior offers thrills for budding EV enthusiasts
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

SEE ALSO: Morgan Roadster first drive

SEE ALSO: Morgan EV3 production to begin in 2018

The EV3 Junior is a beautifully hand-crafted miniature version of the full-sized model. It looks almost identical to the larger model, and isn't just some plastic facsimile – it has carbon-fibre bodywork, a wooden dashboard and hand-stitched leather.

The EV3 Junior's electric powertrain gives it a top speed of 10mph and a range of about ten miles, making it significantly faster than most adult mobility scooters. It's available in three standard colours – Sport Red, Sport Green, or Sport Ivory – but Morgan will happily paint it any colour you like from its 40,000 strong library for a small fee.

Fans of a pre-bedtime drive will be pleased to know that the lights are fully functioning, while budding motorists can also customise their own EV3 with a choice of sticker packs.

The EV3 Junior's price reflects its handcrafted nature – it costs £7,995 including VAT from a Morgan dealer or the company's official online store. That's the price of a lightly used supermini – but there's not a Ford Fiesta in the county that's as charming as the EV3 Junior.

Related video:

Read Full Story

FROM OUR PARTNERS