Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €10,000 - €18,000
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: 44378
Launched by the British Motor Corporation in 1959, the Mini developed into a brand encompassing a range of small cars, including the Clubman, Traveller and Moke. The original two-door Mini continued in production until 2000.
This Mini has been completely restored to full rally/race specification in 2003 and 2004 regardless of cost. The work was carried out by a well known Munich based Mini specialist to Mini Mania concept and included fitting a special crankshaft and cam, fitment of a Jack Knight 4 speed gearbox, RD 2 engine and new cylinder head.
Certainly a car not for the faint hearted and successfully driven in Group 1 racing before transferring to group 2. Finished in dark blue with a silver roof, this Mini is offered in exceptional condition. Buyers should note that