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Foreign Car Show by Sierra Sports Car Group
Created: September 22, 2015
Foreign Car Show by Sierra Sports Car Group, Oct 17, 2015
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Created: February 26, 2001
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Created: January 04, 2001
This is what happens when you let designers off the leash! BMW has encouraged stylists on the new MINI project to let their pens run wild – and the results are so exciting they'll be considered for production
Created: October 11, 2000
Mini enthusiasts have reacted with anger to news that 70 per cent of the new model will come from abroad. As production of the old Mini ends after 41 years, we can reveal that its replacement is to be a hotpotch of parts made in SIX different countries.
Created: October 06, 2000
The last ever original Minis came off the production line at the MG Rover plant in Longbridge, Birmingham on October 4, 2000. The Classic Mini, originally designed on a napkin by engineer Alec Issigonis, notched up worldwide sales of 5.39 million cars and became the car of the stars in the 1960's. Here is a collection of pictures of the event that marked this momentous occasion.
BMW Reveals Mini Family
Created: October 06, 2000
The newly born Mini is set to expand into a family of models, including a cabriolet, an estate and even a pick-up. BMW, which retained ownership of the brand in the wake of the Rover crisis, is giving visitors to the Paris Motor Show a preview of how the new models could look by showing a computer-generated film of each of them.
Created: October 05, 2000
The Mini, a boxy pup of a car that wowed the Beatles and came to symbolize the swinging '60s, entered automotive history when the last of its 41-year pedigree -- No. 5,387,862 -- rolled off the production line Wednesday. Conceived as a thrifty "people's car" during a 1950s fuel crisis, the 10-foot-long Mini earned the devotion of legions of British baby boomers eager to flaunt their individuality.
Created: October 04, 2000
After 41 years of continuous production and more than five million cars built, the classic Mini has come to the end of the road. Production of the compact car finished on Wednesday at the MG Rover Group factory in Longbridge, Birmingham. There have been nearly 140 different models of the car since it was first introduced in 1959, as an economy vehicle in the wake of the Suez oil crisis.
Created: October 04, 2000
Sixties icon Lulu today drove the 5,387,862nd and final classic Mini off the production line, bringing to an end a milestone in British motoring history. After 41 years of continuous production, manufacturing of the car that symbolised the Swinging Sixties ended at the MG Rover Group plant at Longbridge, Birmingham.
Created: October 04, 2000
The last of the classic Minis will roll off the Rover assembly line at Longbridge near Birmingham, England today (October 4) after 41 years in production. But it doesn't hold the record for the longest UK assembly run. That title is likely to be retained by Morgan,
Fun Things
Jay Lenos Garage 1965 Morris Mini Minor
Created: February 28, 2019
In this episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Jay's guest Steve Nelson brings his 1965 Morris Minor that has been with him for more than 40 years.
60 Year Edition MINI
Created: January 24, 2019
All eyes will be on the 60 Year Edition MINI, a model very similar to the 2019 F55 and F56.
Lolly Shack Morris Minor
Created: January 24, 2011
VINTAGE car enthusiasts can spend heaps of money and time faithfully restoring their pride and joys to original condition. But others prefer to freeze their faded gems in time.
Created: March 25, 2002
Stand up and be counted! List your Classic Mini or variant with the American Mini Registry and be a part of a permanent census of Minis in the US.
Created: July 05, 2001
Bruce Blair's Morris Million took "Worst Of Show" honors at Mini Mania's Nevada City Adventure last June. Have a look from Bruce's point of view.
Created: October 16, 2000
The morning of Monday, September 4, 2000, dawned cloudy and damp. It wasn't raining, but had been and, as Dorothea and I made ready to continue along the Lewis and Clark Trail, it was easy to envision what the Corps of Discovery had faced in November 1805. Envision it we did, but that didn't stop us from having a hot breakfast and setting off from Portland, Oregon, in a warm and dry car.
Created: October 16, 2000
The following is a summary of the boring bits from the Wolseley Across America trip. If you have any questions or comments, I can be reached at Cheleker@aol.com
Created: October 04, 2000
Portland. This Portland is in Oregon. Oregon is the 18th State of the trip. It is also the 2nd biggest at 97,073 square miles (rank 10 in the US), only surpassed by Montana. With a population of 3.2 million (ranking 11th out of our 18) the population density is only 33 people per square mile.
Created: October 03, 2000
n Kennewick on the evening of August 31st, EG and I are almost a week ahead of the Corps of Discovery. The Corps camped at the meeting of the Clearwater and Snake Rivers near present day Lewiston, Idaho, on October 10th. They dined on what they purchased from the Indians: dried roots, salmon and dog.
Devastating California Wildfires - How you can help
Created: November 26, 2018
The deadliest fire in CA history is 100% contained. But the victims and wreckage it has left behind is tremendous. 85 people have lost their lives and 249 are still missing. Together we can help those affected. A donation of any size would be a help.
BMC Name Changes
Created: March 30, 2012
The British Motor Corporation (BMC) was formed in 1952 by joining the Nuffield Organization (Morris, MG, Riley, and Wolseley) with the Austin Motor Company. It was during BMC’s reign that the Mini was designed and introduced.
Women and the Morris Minor Contest
Created: April 25, 2011
Were holding a "Women and the Morris Minor" Contest. Winners get Gift Card$ good for anything Moggy, Accessories, Parts, You name it!!
A (Morris) Minor miracle by Father & Son
Created: March 15, 2011
A (Morris) Minor miracle by Father & Son Richard McKellar confesses that he has been reliably told that the first word he uttered, was not "mummy" or "daddy" but "car".
Morris enthusiasts' minor obsession
Created: March 08, 2011
Morris enthusiasts' minor obsession Pat Carrick's dad had an ambition to own one of every Morris Minor ever manufactured. He gave one to each member of the family and Wanganui man Pat Carrick ended up with the 1950 Morris Tourer.
Daily Driver : 1959 Morris Minor 1000
Created: February 01, 2011
Daily Driver : 1959 Morris Minor 1000 how about a man who depends on a 1959 Morris Minor 1000 to carry him to work each day?
MINI launches New "Matte" Cooper
Created: January 26, 2011
MINI has announced plans to offer a limited edition Cooper Hatch with unique tweaks and accents
Mini Partes y Accesorios - PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES - [Spanish FAQ]
Created: June 19, 2009
Mini Partes y Accesorios Enviamos a México! - PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES (En Español) - [Spanish FAQ] Created: June 19, 2009 Mini Partes y Accesorios - Enviamos a México! PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES ¿Distribuyen partes para el Mini Cooper? Sí. Llevamos más de 35 años en este negocio y distribuimos partes para el modelo Mini Clásico (Inglés/Rover/BMC) y para el Mini Cooper S, fabricado d...
Mini Mania
Gearbox Items On Sale: Sprite, Midget & Morris Minor
Created: May 01, 2018
Thinking about rebuilding a gearbox? Here are some on sale parts that will help! For Austin Healey Sprites, MG Midgets & Morris Minors. We also rebuild gearboxes and supply new options.
Nevada City Adventure 2011 - Moke Sprite Midget Morris
Created: March 22, 2011
Nevada City Adventure 2011 Nevada City, CA - The Coolest event this Summer will be The Nevada City Adventure 2011, June 11th.  ALL Sprite, Midget, Morris, Moke and Mini are hereby cordially Invited to attend the 2011 Nevada City Adventure !
Motorsport
FREE Power Meter App for iPhone - From BMW
Created: January 20, 2011
Free Power Meter App for iPhone - Play with the settings and it can measure your 0-30, 0-50, 0-60 and 0-100 mph times, 1/16-, 1/8-, 1/4-, 1/2- and full-mile runs, your speed and both your forward and lateral g.
Created: June 24, 2010
Imagine winning a Mini Cooper High Performance Driving Experience program where you will ARRIVE & DRIVE a Mini Mania Cooper S! As you arrive at the Thunderhill Raceway at Hooked on Driving you'll receive a warm welcome from Don Racine,
Created: May 25, 2001
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the MG Midget, FISC made racing history by assembling the world’s largest ever grid of racing Midgets & Sprites at Spa.
Created: March 30, 2001
I have been to the tracks of the Northwest a few times here and there (though often I was too young to really remember), but a season opener sure sounded like fun.
Created: November 07, 2000
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Created: November 03, 2000
The United States Road Racing Championship (USRRC) was the first professional racing series organized by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA). It ran from 1963-1965 for sports racing and GT/Production cars and for sports racing only, 1966-'68.
Created: October 31, 2000
Our racing historians are busy checking into this, but this most likely is the first time that three Mini Coopers have swept the podium at the RunOffs. From Minis To Trans Am Cars Joe Huffaker must enjoy extreme opposites, for what else would explain that
Created: October 20, 2000
Philip Wylie/Jim Howe in their MGB had a massive battle with Dessie Nutt/Geraldine McBride in their Porsche 911, during the Cork 20 on 7/8 October - the forth round of the Toshiba Irish Historic Tarmac Rally Championship.
Created: September 26, 2000
I was driving the narrow roads of southern Ireland, but my mind was on American drivers. I was certain some of us, fed up with the rigors of driving and owning pricey sport-utility rigs and looking for a new fashion statement, would welcome the low-cost, little Mini I was in.