Posts Tagged ‘MINI’

Finished in Surf Blue with Carbon Black Leather Seats this June 2011 registered diesel MINI Countryman has recorded 4000 miles and has the following options in addition to the standard high-level specification:-

Six-speed Manual Gearbox, TLC Maintenance Pack from 23/06/2011 to 22/06/2016 or 60k Miles, Anthracite Alloys, Run-flat tyres, Chrome Line interior, Roof & Mirror Caps in Black, Anthracite Roof Lining, Door Ellipse & Down-tubes in Piano Black, Interior World Carbon Black, Colour Line Carbon Black, Dashboard Trim Piano Black, Flat Load Boot Floor, Front Seat heating, CHILI Pack.

This car is physical and available to purchase now at £25995 inc VAT (excluding shipping/delivery costs)

Please note this car is VAT qualifying.

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This outstanding Mini Cooper S has been the subject of a painstaking twenty month restoration to original specification up to concours standards.

Everything has been restored correctly to beautiful condition. The car still runs on ‘wet’ suspension. The correct 4.5″ wheels are fitted as is a regular steering wheel and factory options include reclining seats plus a Triplex ‘Hotline’ rear window.

The engine has been completely rebuilt with a 60 thou+ rebore and a fast road camshaft. The gearbox has been overhauled and a new clutch is fitted. The engine bay components are painted and detailed. All the suspension components are new or refurbished and are powder coated and detailed.

The interior is as new with Newton Commercial carpets and door trims and the restoration is fully documented. The car was registered on 01.01.1971 and was one of only 1572 Mk3 Cooper Ss built. We are told that there are only about 400 cars left and this is chassis number XAD1268486A

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Did you know that the so-called MINI ‘Mk 2’ that BMW launched in 2006 is a completely different car in almost every respect from the first version launched in 2001? In order to meet more stringent safety standards and new EU regulations the MINI had to be re-vamped from the ground up. If you’re a MINI anorak you probably know the differences all off by heart but to the vast majority of car purchasers the car looks virtually unchanged. Not so! Firstly, it’s bigger. They’ve added about 2 inches to the length. Every panel has been changed. The ‘C’ pillars are no longer made of glass. The front indicators are contained inside the headlamp unit. The rear lights are slightly larger. The bonnet is higher. The front grille has been re-designed (looks much better now). The 1.6 litre lump has been replaced with another 1.6 litre lump but the new version ekes out another 8 mile per gallon. There’s lot of aluminium used in the bits you can’t see to make it lighter. The boot is bigger. It’s faster and NCAP have given it a five star rating. Phew! And there’s even more to tell about the differences but we’d rather tell you now about a nice black MK 2 that the owner has asked us to market on their behalf. With a full leather interior, digital climate control, chili pack and a panoramic roof the spec is mightily comprehensive. Only 16,000 miles, MINI warranty and the very useful TLC free servicing pack this ‘new-shape’ MINI is looking for a nice friendly new owner. Click here for more details

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These cars are just the cutest! The Mini’s perfect proportions make you want to pick one up and put it in your pocket. Considering how cuddly the original version was back in 1959 it has been no mean feat that today’s designers have kept the essence and soul of Issigonis’s (crikey that’s hard to spell!) first generation Mini. Let’s hope that BMW don’t adopt the ‘change for change’s sake’ attitude with the Mini and leave the formula to mature nicely with only minor tweaking. Please don’t do what VW did to the original Golf! Right, so since everyone agrees that the Mini is a highly desirable piece of kit then why not plump for one with a detachable roof? We’re marketing one in Dark Silver for the owner who has since upgraded to a newer model. It’s an ‘S’ with the punchy Supercharged engine and 6-speed gearbox. With Cooper Works Alloys, Side Skirts, Chili Pack, TLC and Aircon it’s a very nicely specified example. Oh and this one has only done 9800 miles. Want more details? Then just click here and get ready to fall in love!

Mini Cooper ‘Sidewalk’

These Special Edition Mini Convertibles look stunning with their unique alloy wheels and colour coded interiors. This One Owner example is finished in Astro Black with English Malt Leather with only 6000 miles on the clock. Still under warranty with the useful TLC Maintenance Pack. Click here for more details.