Fully rebuilt in 2017 with just a few thousand road-only miles since, this 1967 MkI Morris Mini Cooper has a long and well known rally history, including class wins with HERO rally group, Le Jog 2010/12, Historic Rally Omloop van Vlaanderen 2006/2012, Ypres Historic 2013, Rally of the Tests 2010, Winter Trial and many more.
With new paint in 2016 and Old English White number marker and jack point indicator added in 2017 (painted, not a sticker), this car was built to the original Monte Carlo specification. Previous RAC and competition documentation supplied.
High dependable, this car was used in the 2017 Italian Job Rally with 2,700 faultless miles. Extremely spritely and precise to drive, this example is surely one of the very best of its kind available and represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a extremely well presented and accurate car.
Build specification includes:
Full Swiftune Rally High Specification Engine 1071cc
Swiftune gearbox, 3.4 straight cut rally diff built by Nick Swift
Original 4.1 differential included
3 Core Upgraded Radiator
Solid state fuel pump with internal lines
Internal Brake lines
FIA specification roll cage
New in 2017 Race Seats and Harness (in date)
Monte Carlo Dash
5 Gallon Single Tank (twin tanks were optional, gives 170 miles range and larger boot)
Lucas 6RA Relays, there is not a modern relay in the car
Monte Carlo light bar power socket (excruciatingly expensive!)
Monte Carlo Heated screen with TOK switch
Heated rear screen
Works headlight covers
Works map light and switch plate, passenger door
New Cooper Door cards, and full interior
HiLo adjustable suspension (dry system – hydrolastic was avoided in competition)
Disc brakes front
All new clutch and brake hydraulic lines, hoses and reservoirs
New handbrake cables etc.
Unrated suspension tie bars (and new provided with the car)
Monte Carlo style, works screen wash in passenger footwell
Works style Fuse bar below rally clocks.
Works style Gold Minilites (and spare with Monte Carlo overcentre catch in boot).
Dynamat Sound insulation
Remote Fire extinguisher plumbing
Electrical isolation system on scuttle.
Very good condition Mini Cooper with powerful 1300 cc engine. A good looking car in British Racing Green with cool Cooper striping and Minilite wheels. The interior has been upgraded with a stunning.....