1964 Morris Mini Cooper S

Ex-Prince Leopold of Bavaria - Wooding tuned

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1964
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Few cars in competition have fuelled the imagination like the giant-killing Mini Cooper, the combination of diminutive size, outstanding road holding and punchy power often running rings around the opposition. Launched in March 1963, the 1,071cc Mini Cooper S was the ultimate Mini, at its heart a much higher specification engine than the plain Cooper''s 997cc unit, together with slightly larger but much more efficient front disc brakes. The increased potential of the S was quickly demonstrated by Rauno Aaltonen''s outright win on the 1963 Alpine Rally, followed by Paddy Hopkirk''s 1st place overall on the Monte Carlo, 3rd on the Tour de France and 4th on the RAC.

This Mini Cooper has had a long and very successful racin