1961 Austin Mini

From the collection of Andy Saunders - ''Ha Ha''

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

1,313 cc overhead valve inline four-cylinder engine, single SU carburetter, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, front cross-drilled disc brakes, rear drum brakes. Wheelbase: 49.5" (1257mm)

The Austin Mini revolutionized small cars at its introduction in 1961. Never before had mechanical and passenger packaging been optimized as they were in Alec Issigonis’ breakthrough design. The secret was a transvers