1969 Morris Mini Mk2 1300

Highlights 

  • Restored in 2018, including body, mechanics and interior
  • 1,300 cm3 Metro engine with Cooper carburettors
  • Same registered owner since 1976
  • Stylish first generation Mini with Cooper design and power
  • Very good condition inside and out

The Appeal

Issigonis designed a small city car, but British Leyland - and the Mini's buyers - had other plans. On the road and on the racetrack, the factory Cooper and modified in-house models gave the Mini a new role: that of giant killer.

This pretty 1969 Mini Mk2 takes this theme to the extreme. Its pure Cooper looks hint at what's under the bonnet: a 1,300 cm3 Metro A-Series engine fitted with Cooper carburettors.

The car was acquired by the vendor in 1976 and used for a few years before being put out to dry. It was restored in 2018, body, mechanical and interior, and has been used only sporadically since. The result is a car that arrives on the market in very good condition, as the photos show. As a powerful alternative to a factory Cooper - and certainly a better performer - this car is stylish and well finished and should certainly offer plenty of fun.

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The History and Paperwork

  • First registered on 5 February 1969
  • Acquired by the seller in 1976
  • Used for a few years, then stored in a dry garage
  • Restored in 2018, including bodywork, mechanics and interior
  • MOT expired on 19 April 2024
  • Full service history file as shown in the photos
  • Registration document in the name of the vendor

The Condition

  • Aesthetically restored to a Cooper in classic red with white roof
  • 2018 restoration covered body and interior
  • Paintwork in good condition with no noticeable marks or scratches visible
  • The bodywork is very well aligned, indicating a good quality restoration
  • The underside is in very good condition with a clean finish and evidence of restoration work
  • Minilite alloy wheels in good condition with new tyres
  • Car well finished in detail with clean, bright chrome and bullet-style mirrors
  • Centre-exit sports exhaust
  • Retention of Mk2 features including pull handles, sliding windows and exterior hinges
  • Black bucket seats with red piping and matching rear bench seat, all in very good condition
  • Tidy red carpets with a headliner in similar restored condition

The Mechanics 

  • Mechanics restored during the 2018 restoration
  • Originally a 998 cm3 Mini
  • Now fitted with a 1,300 cm3 Metro A-Series 4cyl engine
  • Runs on Cooper specification carburettors
  • 4-speed manual gearbox
  • Front disc brakes
  • Hydrolastic suspension
  • Full service history file
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1969
  • Make Morris
  • Model Mini
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 51,593 Kilometres
  • Engine size 998
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Choisir
  • Country France
Bidding history
2 bids
  • mark-sm•••• €2,500 19/06/24
  • cwoler@•••• €1,000 19/06/24
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