Is there a lower-mileage Mini than this?

| 4 Sep 2019
Classic & Sports Car – Is there a lower-mile Mini than this?

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It has a mere 272 miles on the clock and now this time-warp Mini is for sale.

A 1968 Mk1 Morris Minor-Mini Super De Luxe, it’s described by its vendor, Woodham Mortimer, as “likely to be the world’s most original Mini”.

And while this could be dismissed as PR puff – especially in the model’s 60th-anniversary year – we’re betting it’s one of the lowest-mileage Minis on the market.

Classic & Sports Car – Is there a lower-mile Mini than this?
Classic & Sports Car – Is there a lower-mile Mini than this?

The car was built in ’67, making it a late Mk1, before being registered and delivered to its first owner, Mrs B Jones, the following year.

She bought the car with the intention of learning to drive. However, she was unsuccessful and the Mini was garaged.

And, incredibly, it stayed there until her family consigned it to an auction a couple of years back.

So this is no restored special: it’s an as-new ’60s Mini, with just 271.8 miles on the clock.

Check out the door stickers, in pristine condition and painted Old English White to match the body, and the rust-free painted screws.

Classic & Sports Car – Is there a lower-mile Mini than this?
Classic & Sports Car – Is there a lower-mile Mini than this?

The Tartan Red-trimmed cabin is as bright as the day Mrs Jones first set eyes on it. And it will be sold with its original green registration book, service book, and even its original owner’s L-plates.

“This is a truly unique example of the iconic Mini and it is a privilege for Woodham Mortimer to offer it for sale,” said Jean-Marc Gales, CEO and Chairman of Woodham Mortimer.

“The car offers the unrepeatable opportunity to own what must be the world’s most original example of Britain’s most-loved classic car.”

Find out more here.


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