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1968 Morris Minor 1000 Convertible


  • Registered with the Automotoclub Storico Italiano
  • Fitted with a new soft top
  • Much of the chromework has been replaced
  • Recent overhaul of brakes alongside general mechanical maintenance 
  • Charmeing contrast between exterior colour and soft top

The Appeal

In an era when most convertibles were strictly two-seater, removing the roof from the much-loved Morris Minor was nothing short of a masterstroke. Its compact footprint, practicality and modest price tag ensured the Minor Cabriolet was an instant hit and it remains the most desirable variant of the quintessential British classic to this day.
This particular example stands out with its striking blue paintwork and brand-new contrasting soft top. A recent mechanical overhaul and the addition of new chrome parts enhance its appeal, making it a fantastic choice for any enthusiast seeking a British classic that’s ready to enjoy.

History and Paperwork

  • Registered in Italy in April 2019 with a certificate of historical relevance from ASI
  • Purchased by the current owner in 2016 from a private individual in Italy
  • Italian vehicle safety inspection valid until October 2025
  • Registered with the Automotoclub Storico Italiano (ASI)

The Condition

  • Bodywork repainted to a very good standard
  • New soft top fitted and reportedly working well
  • Good interior with small repairs carried out to the passenger seat
  • Shiny paintwork with very few imperfections

The Mechanics

  • Engine capacity of 1,098cc
  • Four-speed manual gearbox
  • We’re informed that while some small oil leaks are present, there’s nothing excessive to report
  • Overhauled brakes with replacement master cylinder
  • New spark plugs and various other consumables including an air filter
  • New petrol float and other miscellaneous small parts fitted
  • The vendor reports that it drives well with a responsive engine and smooth gearbox

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1968
  • Make Morris
  • Model Minor
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 19,069 Miles
  • Engine size 1098
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Foggia
  • Location International
  • Country Italy

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