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Article Buying Guide - 1961-71 Mini Cooper
Publication Classic Cars July 2011
Buying Guide - 1961-71 Mini Cooper - Mini Coopers are getting more expensive all the time, so it's more important than ever to check carefully before you buy.
Article Small is beautiful
Publication Practical Classics August 2005
Small is beautiful - All the best things come in small packages, as the saying goes, and the Midget and Mini are certainly little gems.  Less is definitely more when it comes to driving, owning and buying, but which should you choose? We investigate on your behalf.
Article A Mini Battle - Mini Cooper vs 1275GT
Publication Classic Cars May 2005
A Mini Battle - Mini Cooper vs 1275GT - The Mini-Cooper is an icon of Sixties culture with a rallying pedigree, the 1275GT a Seventies BL compromise worth half as much.  But is the Cooper really the better car? Their supporters decide.
Article Mini Adventure
Publication Practical Classics January 2003
From cradle to grave. Mini Adventure. From Kings Road icon to cliched anachronism? Nigel Boothman compares two examples of our favourite baby, built 40 years apart.
Article Buyers Guide - Mini 1959-2000
Publication Practical Classics December 2001
Buyers Guide - Mini 1959-2000 - With the Mini name still making headlines, there's never been a better time to buy the original classless classic.
Article Buying Guide - Mini 1959-80
Publication Classic Cars November 2000
Buying Guide - Mini 1959-80 - Cute and compact, the Mini made small cars trendy in a way never before seen, while the Cooper S astonished the motor sport world with outright wins.  The end of production can only enhance its fashion icon status.
Article The magic box
Publication Classic & Sports Car October 2011
The magic box - Jon Pressnell marks the 50th anniversary of BMC's brilliant trick Mini by driving Coopers from Britain, Australia and Italy.
Article Buyer's Guide - Mini (1959-2000) - Minor Miracle
Publication Classic Car Mart August 2011
Buyer's Guide - Mini (1959-2000) - Minor Miracle - The original Mini has yet to be bettered as an all-purpose pocket rocket.  Here's how to buy the right one.
Article Classic to restore
Publication Classic Car Mart March 2011
Classic to restore - It's at this time of the year that many of us consider our next project.  But which classics make the best choices right now? Paul Guinness chooses six of his most recommended classic to restore.  Morris Minor, MGB & MGB GT, Classic Mini, Ford Anglia 105E, Triumph TR5, Austin-Healey Sprite.
Article Mini Cooper The Ultimate Giant-Killer - 50 Years
Publication Octane February 2011
Mini Cooper The Ultimate Giant-Killer - 50 Years - From shopping car to celebrity icon, the Mini-Cooper arrived to take on the world in 1961.  And three Monte Carlo Rally victories are only part of its story.
Article Buyer's Guide - Mini Cooper (1961-1971)
Publication Classic Car Weekly 8 September 2010
Buyer's Guide - Mini Cooper (1961-1971) - This British icon's golden anniversary is fast approaching, and it's still an unbeatable package.  But as RICHARD DREDGE explains, buying a Cooper is a great idea - if you know what you're doing.
Article God is in the details...
Publication Classic & Sports Car January 2009
God is in the details...and that's why Minis were such divinely successful rally winners, explains Jon Pressnell after meeting the men who built these famous ex-works car.
Article Buying Power - Mini-Cooper: The Next Generation (1990-2000)
Publication Classic Car Weekly 22 March 2007
Buying Power - Mini-Cooper: The Next Generation (1990-2000) - It may have been an anachronism by the Nineties, but it wasn't half a fun one!  RICHARD GUNN looks at buying one reintroduced Mini-Coopers - or Mini Coopers, depending in your punctuation - of the Rover years.
Article Buyers Guide - (1961-1971) Mini
Publication Octane March 2007
Buyers Guide - (1961-1971) Mini - You might be surprised to learn that 120,000 Mini Coopers were built over the years - but there are also plenty of fakes, so would-be buyers need to do their homework.
Article Buyer's guide - Make it a Mini
Publication Classic Car Mart February 2007
Buyer's guide - Make it a Mini - Thinking of buying a Mini? Don't do anything until you've read our essential guide.
Article What's The Worst That Can Happen When Tempted By A Classic Mini?
Publication Classic Car Mart April 2006
What's the worst that can happen when tempted by a Classic Mini? - The latest BMW-owned MINI might be doing very well for itself, but the original all-British product is still one of the best buys on today's classic market.  Is buying and owning a Mini really all plain sailing though, asks Paul Guinness?
Article Modifying the Mighty Mini
Publication Classics Monthly June 2005
Modifying the Mighty Mini - The Mini was supposed to be cheap transport for the masses, but then the tuners and customisers discovered the dynamic little car was the perfect canvas for their art.  Mark Robinson experiences the performance and comfort of a modified icon.
Article Buying Power - Mini-Cooper
Publication Classic Car Weekly 28th July 2004
Buying Power - Mini-Cooper - The greatest giant-killer in the history of motorsport, the Mini-Cooper was a brilliant combination of Issigonis’ greatest achievement for BMC with John Cooper’s eye for competitive advantage.  MALCOLM McKAY looks at buying the Minis that starred in almost all forms of motorsport.
Article Road Test - Mini Cooper
Publication Classic Car Weekly 3rd December 2003
Road Test - Mini Cooper - Built 1961-72, four-seater, two-door, front-engined, front-wheel-drive saloon.
Article Classics April 2002 pg 30
Publication Classics April 2002
Three Stage Rockets. The Mini Cooper S, Ford Escort RS1800 and Lancia Delta Integrale were the ultimate rally cars, even though they were all based on family shopping cars. Tim Morgan tells their stories, while Andrew Noakes drives them.
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