Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: TX5XKFP3285190536
Originally produced as a serious attempt at providing a "Jeep" like utility vehicle for the British Army, the Moke lived for many years in civilian guise. Rejected by the military due to its low ground clearance, the Moke became popular all around the world as a cheap "fun" vehicle ideal for hot climates.
To say the Moke was of a simple construction would be an understatement. The Moke had no doors or roof, but could easily carry four people inside its tub-like body. A range of Mini power plants found their way into the Moke, including 848cc, 998cc, 1098cc and 1275cc A-series units. Moke production started in 1964, and later in life production moved to Australia and finally to Portugal, with almost 50,000 examples produced before production came to an end.
The example on offer here has had just one own