1961 Austin Mini Saloon  Chassis no. AA2S7D158067M Engine no. 8AMUH508919

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Lot 5
1961 Austin Mini Saloon
Registration no. GSV 414 Chassis no. AA2S7D158067M Engine no. 8AMUH508919

Sold for £ 3,300 (US$ 4,647) inc. premium
1961 Austin Mini Saloon
Registration no. GSV 414
Chassis no. AA2S7D158067M
Engine no. 8AMUH508919

Footnotes

  • One of the most influential automobiles of all time, the Alec Issigonis-designed Mini debuted in 1959 to universal acclaim. True, there had been numerous front-wheel-drive designs before the Mini's arrival, but the transverse engine layout enabled Issigonis to create a trend-setting masterpiece of automotive packaging. BMC chose to market the car as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini Minor before Mini became a marque in its own right in 1969. The early Mk1 had the 848cc A-Series engine, rubber cone suspension, and floor-mounted starter button, the latter two features being replaced by Hydrolastic suspension and key starting respectively in 1964.
    This early Mini was purchased from Mr N J Ricketts in 2000, the last year it was taxed/MoT’d for the road. Part restored by BMIHT, the car requires further work/parts, including trim and seals, to complete it. The vehicle is offered with Swansea V5 document and sold strictly as viewed.
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