!979 Austin Mini Clubman Estate Wagon- Right Hand Drive! on 2040-cars
Accord, New York, United States
|Up for sale is a 1979 Mini Clubman Estate Wagon Right Hand Drive, with a 1098 high compression motor with manuel 4 speed transmission. it has been rescued after being stored for 10 years It needs a paint job, and needs a a little cosmetic TLC to make it perfect but is a very very solid and good running car. It leaks zero fluids, is "inspectable" meaning you can take it to your local DMV and get it legal as soon as you get it. The turn signals work, high and low beams work, horn works, brakes work great, it shifts perfectly and smoothly with a great feeling clutch, the interior is in great condition,
It has new wiper motors and wipers, Fresh Oil Change and tune up.
Have a good look at the pics and ask as many questions as you want. I have addressed any and all the problems I am aware of but the car is almost 40 years is as is sold AS IS. My Ebay rating is stellar though I havent been active for over year so check my history, I am a serious seller that doesn't BS.
This is a no reserve auction so please ask any questions prior to bidding!
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Thu, 04 Apr 2013 10:12:00 EST
Mini has officially sold 500,000 vehicles in the United States. The achievement came just a few days after the company commemorated its 11th anniversary in America. When the automaker first opened its doors to US buyers in 2002, it sold just 24,590 unis. Last year, the automaker moved 66,123 vehicles thanks in part to an expanded lineup that now includes the Clubman, Countryman, Coupe, Roadster and Paceman in addition to the stalwart Hardtop and Convertible. The company plans to have some 130 dealerships nationwide by the end of 2013; there are currently 116 Mini dealers in the US.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST
Mini helped reignite an interest in small cars with plenty of personality when it debuted the Cooper 11 years ago. The move helped pave the way for machines like the Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet Sonic. Check out the quick press release on the 500,000th Mini model below.
It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:00:00 EST
The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive icon of the first order and it's high time it featured in an episode of Petrolicious. Of course, the video gurus did it right, filming this handsome 1971 Mini, which has been modified to accommodate the 1,275-cc four-cylinder from the Mini Cooper S of the time.
Its owner, Sumner Norman, describes life with his right-hand-drive, UK-spec Mini. Naturally, he points out some of the idiosyncrasies inherent with a car built under the guise of British Leyland, including some of well known reliability woes, which he says is the car "going British." Mostly, though, he just seems to have a good time with the little hatch.
There are occasions in life when something happens in the outside world and I think, "Damn. I wish Dad was here so we could talk about this."
In the past 13 years, that's happened every time Mini unveils a new model. And that's been quite often in the 12 years since the car was reintroduced - it has expanded to include seven different models, which is a testament to how quickly the updated Mini caught on. My Dad, who passed away in 1996, loved the brand. His first car was a Mini, and he'd race it in illegal rallies around the Irish countryside in his 20s, before he emigrated to the US and tried to (mostly) stay on the right side of the law.
Mini released photos and specs for the third-generation "original" hardtop car today. The company had to slap in the term "original" in there to differentiate it from the Convertible, longer-wheelbase Clubman, Countryman crossover, Paceman three-door crossover, Coupe and Roadster. Coming out with that many nameplates in 13 years is unprecedented growth for a company that's essentially brand-new in the US.