Morris 8 Series E 2dr Saloon 1939-48
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Morris 8 Series E 2dr 1939 -48 Specifications
4 Cylinder in line
Monoblock cylinder head
3 bearing crankshaft
Bore: 57 mm
Stroke: 90 mm
Displacement: 918.6 cc
Valves: side
Pistons: split-skirt light alloy
type, 3 ring type
Compression ratio: 6.5:1
Carburation: single SU
Power output: 29.5 bhp at 4,400rpm

6 volt coil, 14mm Champion L10 plugs

Maximum speed: 63.8mph
Acceleration: 0-50 mph 32secs
Overall fuel consumption: 36mpg
Rear wheel drive
Clutch: single, dry plate 61/2in diam
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top
Propellar Shaft: Hard Spicer type

Pressed steel body on a double box section type steel chassis

Lockheed Hydraulic on 8in drums

Semi eliptic front and rear with Armstrong hydraulic shock absorbers
Wheels & Tyres
6 stud 17in Pressed steel
4.50 x 17in crossply

Bishop cam

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 5in
Track front : 3ft 8 5/8in
Track rear: 3ft 10 1/4in
Overall length: 12ft 0in
Overall width: 4ft 8in
Overall height: 5ft 2in
Ground clearance: 6.8in
Kerb weight: 1,573 lbs
Tank capacity:51/2 gallons
Sump capacity: 5 pints

Production: 1939 -1948