1961 Austin MiniFrom the collection of Andy Saunders - ''Ha Ha''
Year of manufacture1961
Exterior brand colourRed
RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
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