Comprehensively rebuilt engine and gearbox in 2019
Entirely resprayed in Tartan Red in 2019
Sunvisors signed by Paddy Hopkirk and Jon Cooper's son
Interior updated with new Cobra seats, carpets, and door cards in 2019
Documented with a folder of receipts and Heritage certificate
This 1969 Morris Mini Cooper, resplendent in a Tartan Red finish, is a meticulously maintained example of one of Britain's most iconic vehicles.
At the heart of the Mini's enduring appeal lies its winning combination of compact dimensions, cheeky character, and go-kart-like handling. This Cooper model takes that appeal a step further with its stronger engine and sporty accents, which made it a giant-killer in the 1960s world of rallying.
However, this particular Mini Cooper stands out even further. Its engine and gearbox have seen a comprehensive rebuild, and it enjoys numerous interior upgrades including new Cobra seats, carpets, and door cards. More uniquely, it has sunvisors signed by Paddy Hopkirk and Jon Cooper's son!
The History and Paperwork
Built in 1969
The DVLA records 7 previous owners
In current ownership since 2018
Engine and gearbox underwent a comprehensive rebuild in 2019 costing just under £4,000
The Mini was resprayed in Tartan Red in the same year
New Cobra seats, carpets, and door cards were also fitted in 2019
Currently indicates 31,666 miles on a five-figure odometer
Sadly we can't authenticate this as a true mileage
MOT exempt and last tested in 2017
A folder of receipts is included in the sale
The vehicle comes with a Heritage certificate
The vehicle has been dry stored during the current ownership
The bodywork is in good condition, with a respray undertaken in 2019
The underside of the vehicle is in good condition
There is evidence of good standard welding to the sills
A crack of paint by the driver's door and next to the Webasto roof slider is noted
New window rubbers installed when the vehicle was repainted
Chromework looks in good order with light wear
Car is sat atop a contrasting Cooper S wheelset with Falken tyres
The interior has been updated with new Cobra seats, carpets, and door cards
The sun visors are signed by Paddy Hopkirk and Jon Cooper's son
Secure seat belts were replaced recently
998cc A-Series powerplant
4-speed manual transmission
The engine and gearbox had a full rebuild in 2019
Front brake discs and pads replaced recently
The vehicle has retained its original hydrolastic suspension
The vehicle is fitted with a sports steering wheel
The vehicle is equipped with a centre upsweep exhaust
The vehicle starts and runs well and is reported to handle corners excellently due to its Cooper S wheels
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1969 Morris Mini Cooper
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