1999 Rover Mini

1.3L by Downtown

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1999
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit
Fawkham, Longfield
Kent, DA3 8NG
Sunday 24th May 2009
Registration Number: TBC Chassis Number: SAXXNWAZRYD182931
If you are looking for high performance in a Mini shape then it’s the Downton name you need to look for. This example is unusual as it is the last genuine Downton conversion carried out to a then new Rover Mini, having delivery mileage only. It was originally purchased from a European Rover dealer as a lefthand drive car and delivered to Downton where it had a number of upgrades carried out. These included, the 1310cc "Clubsport” engine conversion which sees the original 1275 unit stripped, rebored with upgraded pistons, a balanced crankshaft, rods and lightened flywheel. All dynamically balanced. All the engine bearings have been replaced with high quality Vandervell items and ARP bolts to rods/crank. The crank also features a centre main bearing strap. The cylinder head has been ported and po