1965 Austin Mini Cooper

S to full historic rally specification

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1965
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red/Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

Arguably the most popular British-made car ever, the original Mini Cooper is considered an icon of the 1960s, and its space-saving front-wheel-drive layout, which allowed 80% of the area of the car''s floorpan to be used for passengers and luggage, influenced a generation of car-makers. Sir Alec Issigonis'' iconic design was manufactured at the Longbridge and Cowley plants in Great Britain, the Victoria Park/Zetland British Motor Corporation (Australia) factory in Sydney, Australia, and later also in Spain (Authi), Belgium, Chile, Italy, Portugal, South Africa, Uruguay, Venezuela and Yugoslavia.

A more powerful version of the original design, the Mini Cooper S earned acclaim with Monte Carlo Rally victories in 1964, 1965 and 1967. Minis were initially pl