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RSS Morgan Plus 8 Speedster hits the track versus BMW R Nine T

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<p>Filed under: <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/convertibles/" rel="tag">Convertible</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/sports/" rel="tag">Performance</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/videos/" rel="tag">Videos</a>, <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/category/motorcycles/" rel="tag">Motorcycle</a></p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/28/morgan-plus-8-speedster-hits-track-versus-bmw-r-nine-t/"><img alt="Evo: BMW R Nine T vs. Morgan Plus 8 Speedster" data-credit="Evo" data-mep="477480" src="http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/324534724abc5e737d161f5ae839bef0/200824497/bmw-r9t-morgan-plus-8-speed-vid.jpg" /></a><br /><br /><em><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/evo/">Evo</a></em> is back at it with its car-versus-bike races, following up on the <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/21/jaguar-ftype-v6s-vs-triumph-street-triple-r-video/">all-British Jaguar/Triumph battle</a> from last weekend with an (almost) all-<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/bmw/">BMW</a> affair, pitting the German brand's stylish and vintage-looking R Nine T against the British-built, BMW-powered <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/tag/morgan+plus+8/">Morgan Plus 8 Speedster</a>.<br /><br />Unlike last week's battle, though, we're guessing this contest will be quite a bit more even. See, the <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/jaguar/f-type/">F-Type</a> had 380 horsepower and plenty of body fat to haul about. The Morgan, though, is nearly as powerful (367 ponies) and is <em>far</em> lighter, at around 2,200 pounds. The BMW, meanwhile, isn't quite the track star that the lightweight Triumph Street Triple R.<br /><br />You'll need to check out the video to see whether two wheels or four wheels will prevail. Have a look.<p><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/28/morgan-plus-8-speedster-hits-track-versus-bmw-r-nine-t/" rel="bookmark">Continue reading <em>Morgan Plus 8 Speedster hits the track versus BMW R Nine T</em></a></p><p style="padding:5px;background:#ddd;border:1px solid #ccc;clear:both;"><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/28/morgan-plus-8-speedster-hits-track-versus-bmw-r-nine-t/">Morgan Plus 8 Speedster hits the track versus BMW R Nine T</a> originally appeared on <a href="http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</a> on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:09:00 EST. Please see our <a href="http://www.weblogsinc.com/feed-terms/">terms for use of feeds</a>.</p><h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6><a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/28/morgan-plus-8-speedster-hits-track-versus-bmw-r-nine-t/" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent link to this entry">Permalink</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/forward/20968274/" title="Send this entry to a friend via email">Email this</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2014/09/28/morgan-plus-8-speedster-hits-track-versus-bmw-r-nine-t/#comments" title="View reader comments on this entry">Comments</a>

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