Further Information

The Car Barn are pleased to offer this stunning 1939 Morgan Flat Rad which has been subject to recent restoration work.


The car has been comprehensively rebuilt by Morgan fanatics and craftsmen to very high standards. 


The previous owner reports that every mechanical aspect of the car received attention including the Coventry Climax 1098 cc engine, the four-speed Moss gearbox rebuilt by George Proudfoot, rear axle, suspension springs and steering. The interior was restored and retrimmed and a full tonneau cover fitted, a full hood and side screens being deemed unnecessary at this point. All the chromework was replaced or re-plated and the original Morgan panels were treated to several coats of gleaming Ford Deep Blue.


Interestingly, the car is powered by a 1098cc Climax, an engine earmarked for the 4/4 'Le Mans Replica' announced in February 1939. Although 24cc less than the standard engine, the cylinder head, valves and other parts were all carefully polished and the crankshaft fully balanced, resulting in the smaller engine being the more powerful.

Jonathon's Comment's

'This Flat Rad is a really nice example. A great way into classic Morgan ownership. A car you can enjoy looking after all year round, or driving with the roof off to have a picnic. Not the fastest car in the world, however it's more about the experience with these and really feeling involved in the driving experience. This car has had lots of money spent on it and is ready to go and enjoy!' 

If you would like to arrange an appointment to come and view the car please contact Jonathon Webb on +44(0) 7442 897760 or Jonathon@carbarn.co.uk 

About Carbarn

Car Barn by Aston Workshop is an independent classic, sports and prestige car specialist located on Red Row Estate, an idyllic 37 acre venue set in the North East countryside. Red Row is located in County Durham, only 2 miles away from Beamish Museum, one of the North’s major tourist attractions.  Our car showrooms share our beautiful location with our sister company The Black Horse Beamish pub, restaurant and hotel. We offer a wide variety of used vehicles for sale in our pair of showrooms including special editions, low mileage examples, supercars and high performance models by Aston Martin, Lotus, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Morgan, McLaren, Lagonda, Jaguar, Ariel and Caterham. As a well established dealer we typically we have around 80 cars on site at any given time and our showrooms are one of the most impressive luxury car collections in the North East of England.  

Our specialist classic and sports car service, repair and diagnosis workshop at Carbarn is staffed by experienced local mechanics with a wide range of skills and diagnostic equipment. If your specialist car has developed a fault please call by and we will be happy to give a no obligation estimate. In addition to annual or routine servicing and maintenance we also undertake classic car restorations including all aspects of chassis repair, engine tuning, paint and body work.

We are one of the North East’s few specialist classic, sports and prestige car buyers who will buy your vehicle directly or offer sale or return and part exchange from our showroom. We are constantly seeking used stock.  If you find yourself thinking the time has come to sell my car, be it classic sports or prestige, and you want to deal with a well established local north east company please contact us to discuss our best price.  We provide a more personal and flexible approach than car buying websites or auctions and as a classic and vintage car specialist are happy to discuss cars which have been in long term storage, off the road, SORN or vehicles which are otherwise described as barn finds.

We have an in house transport service which offers collection, storage and delivery facilities and Carbarn are happy to purchase used classic, sports and luxury cars from across the North East region and the wider UK.

Our experienced team are also pleased to help and advise if you are a collector or seeking to purchase a car specifically for investment purposes.

The benefits of buying and selling with us include:

  • Nationwide collection and delivery service on our own covered transporters
  • Cars which are prepared by technicians working exclusively on classic and sports cars
  • Our own warranty programme
  • A comprehensive customer service which truly works for the duration of ownership
  • The confidence of dealing with a leading independent specialist established over 30 years
  • Finance available on all stock including classic cars

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