ITT Corporation announced today that it will supply its KONI® shock absorbers for Morgan Motor Company’s new “Aero Super Sports” model. KONI® shock absorber are already standard for the “Classic” Morgan V6 and for the “Aero 8” and “Aeromax” models.
Morgan Motor Company, a United Kingdom-based classic car manufacturer with more than 100 years of experience, is a synonymous with exclusivity and craftsmanship. All of their cars are assembled by hand, and they still use many wooden components. Morgan recently increased its yearly production to approximately 800 cars.
Frits Altorf, ITT’s KONI® product manager for OE Car and Racing, said: ”We are very proud of our long prestigious partnership with the Morgan Motor Company, as they not only appreciate the quality of our products, but they share our focus on brand image.”
From a technical point of view the “Aero8” is a non-adjustable, non repairable, mono tube gas coil-over damper (O26 Series), while the “Classic” series is a straight forward hydraulic damper, type 80.
KONI is proud to be part of ITT Corporation’s Motion Technologies business, which develops, produces and sells brake pads and friction materials for private and public transportation markets, including the major vehicles’ manufacturing industries around the world. ITT Motion Technologies also makes high quality and performance hydraulic shock absorbers and suspension systems for passenger cars and race cars, heavy and light trucks, trailers, private and public transportation and industrial applications. www.ittmotiontechnologies.com
KONI is a leading brand shock absorber, with high quality and performance hydraulic shock absorbers and suspension systems for street and racing cars, heavy and light trucks, trailers, private and public transportation, and industrial applications.
The KONI brand has been present in motor sport for more than 50 years, especially for the development of shock absorbers. Just in Formula 1, more than 235 Grand Prix victories and 16 world championship titles were scored with KONI. www.koni.com
About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion. www.itt.com