Son propriétaire actuel l'a acquise en 2016. Mini Road Test Book: Mini Cooper Gold Portfolio 1961—71. The early Morris Mini Traveller and Austin Mini Countryman cars had an internal fuel tank located on the left hand side of the rear load area. And that's just what we have here. La Mini Cooper ne tarda pas à se poser en vainqueur en rallye et en course ; le terrain était prêt pour des versions encore plus rapides.
By 1973 new Minis were, by default, being shipped with radial tyres, though cross-plies could be specified by special order, giving British buyers a price saving of £8. The entire suspension was replaced and converted to rubber cones, with new Bilstein dampers front and rear, Adjust a ride suspension and new brakes all around. The 997 cc engine was replaced by a shorter stroke 998 cc unit in 1964. The Beatles, Princess Margaret with Lord Snowdon, Peter Sellers and Mary Quant, Harry Secombe and Graham Hill were all seen around town in Minis. The list of parts is too long complete invoice is available for review but in a nut shell; everything is new. Modified instrument panel now included oil pressure and water temperature gauges.
Several times it was thought that safety regulations would stop Mini production Safety improved in 1996, with the introduction of and side-impact bars. In the absence of customer instructions received by Maëlle Fontaine, maelle. Archived from on 2 April 2015. A cross-section shows how a Mini maximises passenger space. One thousand units of this version were commissioned by management, intended for and designed to meet the rules of rally racing. The paint presents very well showing few signs of wear, and whilst not concourse, is in good condition.
Archived from on 8 October 2007. In 1992, a project considering possible improvements to the Mini was started. The single-engined front-wheel-drive Moke enjoyed some popularity in civilian production. Buyers' Premium and Charges for Automobilia Buyers Premium Rates 25% up to 150,000 of hammer price, 20% from 150,001 up to 2,000,000 of hammer price, 12,5% thereafter Notice Collections, transport and storage All vehicles must be collected from the Grand Palais by 3pm Friday 8 February 2019. This is identifiable by the fuel filler cap being on the left hand side of the car just below the rear window.
The immaculate exterior reflects that. The arrival of the Metro also had production of the larger Allegro pruned back before it was finally discontinued in 1982. Classic Motorsports 109 : 8. The fully independent suspension the rubber cones provided was almost unheard of in low-cost cars of the time. First reported on by those Mini-obsessed folks at MotoringFile, the Black Knight Edition Countryman will be limited to 60 units, and will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, making this car quite a bit different from previous special editions, which generally stuck around for a full model year. The upholstery has a very original feel and presents as a low mileage vehicle.
The suspension reverted from hydrolastic to rubber cones as a cost-saving measure. This included a new clutch, flywheel, wheel cylinders, rear brake shoes, copper brake pipes, flexible brake hoses, new petrol pipes and hoses, new radiator and hoses, new suspension bushes, gearbox mounting and all new ignition components. The , launched in 1957, was also hugely successful, especially in its native. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. The Contract for the sale of a Lot is between the Seller and the Buyer.
It continued to be sold in Canada until 1979. It is therefore, the responsibility of the Seller to insure the Lot before the hammer falls and the responsibility of the Buyer to insure the Lot after the hammer falls. In October 1967 the Mk2 version was launched with the same changes as the saloon. Early prototypes were fully unitary in construction, but the cars broke apart under the high loads from the large lever ratios used with the rubber cone suspension. Motolita steering wheel and Corbeau seats.
Complete Mini: 35 Years Of Production History, Model Changes, Performance Data. You should be alert to this possibility of changes especially if bidding by telephone and ask in advance of bidding if there have been any. These were compact, saving on intrusion into the cabin space, and required no maintenance. Those that ran from the base of the A-pillar to the wheel well were described as 'everted' lit. May 1972 to 2nd Owner. As originally built, all the structural body panels were welded to the top of the single floor pressing, but this caused major problems with water ingress to the cabin and was quickly changed in the first months of production. Engine 1360cc was dyno'd and peaked at 82.
The smaller-engine model was not well received, and only 963 had been built when the model was discontinued in 1965. The log book also refers to the car as Austin and John Parnell mentions in his book on Mini Coopers that this was a regular occurrence. Buyers will, though, have the choice of front- or all-wheel drive and a choice of six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. The engine offers a car that runs very smoothly and is well behaved in traffic but equally very fast when the road allows. The Mini looks as impressive as it drives with a stunning, first class paint finish and excellent, clean bodyshell.
Mini-based from various small companies and individual enthusiasts. In 1980, the engine was upgraded to the improved A-Plus unit from the new Metro. The original blue vinyl interior has been fully restored and looks superb. Researching more than one vehicle? Although the Mini continued to be produced after the Metro's launch, production volumes were reduced as British Leyland and its successor Rover Group concentrated on the Metro as its key supermini. On introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor. This dashboard was the idea of Christopher Milner the Sales Manager for Riley.