Little car, big memories – a Mini classic remembers its rally cousins

It might have been diminutive, but even the biggest names happily endorsed the Mini in period – including James Hunt, Steve McQueen and even Enzo Ferrari. But it wasn’t only a style icon in a small package, as this video from Cool & Vintage reminds us….

Gone rallying in a Cooper S

 

The Mini Cooper S MK1 in the video is an original matching-numbers MK1, the subject of a recent nut-and-bolt restoration. It's currently for sale via Classic Driver dealer Cool & Vintage.