Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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The Mini

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1959 Where it all began
 
 
The Mini began emerged on 26 August 1959. It was designed, by little known Sir Alec Issigonis , who would have known the cult status his car would achieve her throughout the world. The cars main objective was to simply be:-
 
1. Affordable
2. Seat four adults
3. Small enough to travel in safety. 
 
The first mini was powered by 850cc 34bhp engine built and manufactured by Morris.
 
Mini cars come in all shapes and sizes today Cooper, One, Cooper D, even an offroad version.
 
 
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