6 September 2017

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Lot 108

2011 Morgan AeroMax

  • Chassis no. SA9AER0MAX48A0043
  • Engine no. N62B488

Sold for £92,000

Documents: Swiss Carte Grise

  • First owned by Prince John Radziwill; single-family ownership from new
  • Under 2,700 km from new
  • One of just 100 AeroMaxes built
  • Arguably Morgan’s most spectacular 21st century design

Ordered as a gift for its first and only owner, Prince John Radziwill, this AeroMax sports a fascinating and beautiful specification, finished in Supersports Zurillic Blue Metallic over Yarwood Kensington Penfold quilted leather. According to Morgan Motor Company records, construction began on the car during the week of 30 August 2009 and, as with any Morgan, customization options were vast; this car’s custodian took full advantage of that. Further to the car’s wonderful colors, interior woodwork was done in brown velvet wood stain with black carpets. The Aeromax was optioned with satellite navigation, automatic transmission, and the sound system was upgraded with more powerful subwoofers.

Additionally, Morgan performed a number of other modifications to accommodate the originals owner’s height. This included removing the seat plates and installing the seats directly onto the floor, moving the pedals two centimeters closer to the bulkhead, and not fitting a footrest in the passenger foot well. Finally, the running boards were inscribed with the script 'Defendall', adding a further touch of customization.

The Morgan has been properly cared for and looked after since day one, as one would expect for such a unique and highly specified automobile. Seldom offered for auction, the opportunity to purchase an AeroMax does not come along every day, and such a prime example as this one should be on the top of the wish list of any British or supercar enthusiast.


Please note that this car is fitted with the optional automatic transmission.

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