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1964-cooper
MINI Classic
Morris/Austin/Rover
aka Type aka here, not up there
Production 1959–2000
Class city car
Body Style 2-door saloon
2-door estate
2-door van
2-door truck
Length length - type here
Width Width - type here
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission transmission + drive
Engine engine
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar Citroën 2CV
Volkswagen Käfer
Fiat 500
Fiat 600
NSU Prinz
Renault 4/Renault 5 (1972-1984)
Suzuki Fronte
ZAZ-965
Designer Sir Alec Issigonis

One of the most iconic cars in history, famed for its practicality, cheeky character and appearances in many films at TV series. The Mini was a cheap, affordable car but was also practical and very desirable then and now.

See Autopedia's comprehensive MINI Classic Review.

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Performance[]

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Unique Attributes[]

The Mini Classic was the first front wheel drive car to feature a transversely-mounted engine.

Interior[]

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Design quirks and oddities[]

Motoring experts have believed that the Mini would go around corners but it was proved wrong.

In Popular Culture[]

  • The Mini is well known in the British sitcom Mr Bean where he owns a lime green Mini with a black bonnet and a padlock in the driver's door. According to the Mr Bean website, he loved lime green cars after seeing one at the age of 7 and as a teenager, he bought the lime green Mini at £57 (without the engine included in value) sadly in the episode Back To School.
  • In the film Mr Bean's Holiday, movie star Sabrine owned a similar Mini owned by Mr Bean.
  • The Mini was the star of the 1969 film The Italian Job.
  • In the TV series Heartbeat a mini van is often used as one of the police vehicles, as well as Phil Bellamy owning one himself.
  • Automotive YouTuber MightyCarMods own a JDM Mini Classic which they engine swapped with a Honda Civic Engine. They call this Mini the V-TEC Mini.

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See Also[]

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MINI

The BMW Group


BMW | Rolls-Royce | MINI


Current: Cooper · Cooper S · Cooper D · Clubman · Countryman · Coupé

Historic: Cooper Classic

Concept: E EV · ACV30 Concept · Traveller Clubman Concept · Crossover Concept · Clubman Airstream Trailer Concept · Coupé Concept · Roadster Concept · Beachcomber Concept · Paceman Concept

Racing: Countryman WRC · ALL4 Racing Countryman


Frank Stephenson · British Leyland Motor Corporation · Rover Group


Sir Alec Issigonis Corporate website A Subsidiary of the BMW Group


Automobiles made by BMC, BL and Rover Group companies
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Austin models: A40 | Cambridge | Westminster | A35 | A30 | Mini | 1100/1300 | Mini Moke | 1800 | 3-Litre | Maxi | Allegro | Mini Metro | Maestro | Montego
Austin-Healey models: 100 | 3000 | Sprite
British Leyland models: Princess | P76 (Australia only)
Jaguar models: XJ6 | XJ12 | XJS
Morris models: Minor | Oxford | Cowley | Mini | 1100/1300 | 1800 | Marina/Ital
MG models: MGA | Magnette | Midget | Montego | MGB | MGC | 1100/1300 | MG RV8 | MG F/TF | MG ZT | MG ZR | MG ZS | MG SV
Riley models: Pathfinder | 2.6 | 1.5 | 4/68 | Elf | Kestrel
Rover models: P3 | P4 | P5 | P6 | SD1 | 25 | 75 (post-P4) | 45 | 400 | 200 | 100 (post-P4) | 800 | 600 | CityRover | Estoura | Streetwise
Triumph models: Herald | Spitfire | Vitesse | GT6 | Stag | TR7 | Toledo | 1300 |1500 | 2000 | 2.5 & 2500 | Dolomite | Acclaim
Vanden Plas models: Princess | 3-Litre | 1100/1300
Wolseley models: 4/44 | 6/90 | 15/50 | 1500 | 16/60 | 6/99 | 6/110 | Hornet | 1100/1300 | 18/85
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