1966 Morris Minor 1000 Convertible

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Highlights

  • Stand-out convertible in smart colour scheme 
  • Recent tan leather interior from Newton Commercial
  • Freshly serviced ready for sale 
  • New clutch in 2022 with spare clutch included 
  • Thick history folder of maintenance 
  • Much-loved classic that turns a drive into an experience 
  • Invoices highlighting £20,000 spent on restoration

The Appeal

The Minor convertible is so distinctive yet so unassuming that it never fails to draw attention and smiles. That is the experience of this lovely convertible’s sellers, who reports that it has made every journey a memorable experience and added a special touch to their lives. 
Leafing through the photographs you can see why. The black finish is a stylish, understated alternative to the more common colours and works very well with the recently retrimmed tan interior. This car is not a genuine factory Tourer but the conversion has been done very well and it has clearly been cared for.
This much-loved classic is only for sale due to the seller’s impending loss of garage space. Recently serviced with a new clutch in 2023, it is ready to use, enjoy and bring smiles to buyer and passers-by. 



History and Paperwork

  • First registered 6th January 1966
  • Eight registered keepers 
  • Current keeper acquired the car in January 2023
  • MA2S chassis prefix confirms this was originally a factory 2dr saloon 
  • Only for sale due to house move and loss of garage storage 
  • Recently serviced and otherwise maintained by qualified mechanic 
  • Folder of service records that give a true idea of its travels
  • Newton Commercials tan leather interior fitted in 2023 
  • New clutch also fitted that year with spare clutch included with car 
  • The owner hopes it brings the next owner as much joy as it has brought them
  • MOT, tax and ULEZ exempt by age
  • Last MOT expired 1st September 2020 with no advisories and 28,531 miles showing 
  • Now reported to display 33,000 miles by seller 



The Condition

  • Smartly finished in black with matching roof
  • There are some minor marks to note and to be expected of an older restoration
  • Vendor states that these marks are discreet and do not detract overall 
  • Underside reported to be well kept with no issues on last MOT test 
  • Retrimmed in tan leather by Newton Commercial
  • Hood is in very good condition with smooth mechanism that is easy to use
  • Chromework presents well with straight, bright panels and finish 
  • The seller’s wife has loved driving it, donning a headscarf to drive it top down 



The Mechanics

  • Later 1,098cc engine for improved modern day driveability 
  • 4spd manual gearbox 
  • Recent service prior to sale 
  • New clutch fitted in 2023
  • Spare clutch kit included 
  • Always serviced by a qualified mechanic during seller’s tenure
  • Described as running beautifully and a pleasure to drive
 


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1966
  • Make Morris
  • Model Minor
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 33,000 Miles
  • Engine size 1098
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Topcliffe
  • Location Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
19 bids
  • an•••• £8,390 18/06/24
  • ad•••• £8,290 18/06/24
  • an•••• £8,250 18/06/24
  • ad•••• £8,150 18/06/24
  • an•••• £8,050 18/06/24
  • ad•••• £7,950 18/06/24
  • an•••• £7,850 18/06/24
  • ad•••• £7,750 18/06/24
  • an•••• £7,650 18/06/24
  • ad•••• £7,550 18/06/24

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