1968 Morris Mini
Price: - Item location: San Juan Capistrano, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mini
- Model: Classic Mini
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 71,618
- VIN: MA256S-568294A
- Color: red
- Engine size: four cylinder
- Number of cylinders: four
- Transmission: manual
- Drive type: fwd
- Interior color: grey
- Options: Sunroof
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Mini Classic Mini1968 Morris Mini
ENGINE# 12HC01AA 133845
BADGED AUSTIN MORRIS GROUP/BRITISH LEYLAND UK LTD
GREAT DRIVING MINI FULLY OPERATIONAL AND U.S. STREET LEGAL
It’s been said that the Mini is “the car that, ore than any other, as changed the face of motoring forever.” It is a name that has been synonymous with motorsports for many generations. The Morris Mini is a car that single-handedly re-defined the performance potential of small displacement engines on and off the track.
Today, hen Minis compete on circuits worldwide, hey dominate the podium in rally, utocross and road racing venues, aking classic Morris Minis highly desirable for the true performance enthusiast looking for an edge on the competition. But there’s more to the Morris Mini than racing.
This wonderfully upgraded classic 1968 Morris Mini MKII is tuned for the street and handles and performs so incredibly well in the city that every drive feels like you’re chasing the checkered flag at Monte Carlo. It is the perfect city car and because of its small size, arking and traffic is never a problem, nd it is one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road today.
VIN# MA256S-568294A is ready to enjoy thanks to many years of wonderful maintenance and service work. Our research indicates that this rare collectible is one of the first certified imports that came to the United States in late 1967, nd it is rust-free and U.S. legal from bumper to bumper. It is currently registered, he title is clean and it has been a California car for many years. All reports show that it is also free of accidents or incidents.
By what we know, t sports the higher displacement A+ four cylinder engine configuration and shows beautifully inside and out, nd we’ve included images of all the engine and body codes for those purists looking to further decode its back story.
Care was taken by BlueChip Motorcars expert technicians to make certain that the instruments are fully operational, ncluding the heater controls, an, peedo, uel gauge, emp control and tach with a 5500 rpm redline. Headlamps, ipers, azards, rake lights, orn and turn signals are also fully operational.
Moreover, he car features the MKIII upgraded roll up windows, nd the original pop-out rear windows. Seating, arpeting and interior upholstery are in great condition and the original dash is just as it should be. The door panels appear to have been done recently and are in great shape.
The important thing is that the engine and factory transmission are remarkably responsive and the shifts are quick and quiet throughout the gears. This Morris Mini rides on 165/60/R12 Falken G tires and with upgraded 12-inch classic Mini style wheels.
The body and paint are in excellent shape, nd there are no dents, r notable nicks anywhere on the car. The trim is in great shape throughout and the grill appears factory original, s do the front and rear badges.
Again, he car is such a great driver that you’ll want to pack the bags and head to the nearest open road for a day long tour. It is super quick and the exhaust sounds are pleasant. The car is also outfitted with U.S. compliant shoulder belts.All the glass is in excellent condition and the car sports a sealed leak-proof tinted sunroof that was professionally installed so that you can enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.The undercarriage is also in great shape and the braking performance is as noteworthy as the engine performance.
This Mini is agile, asy to steer and the ride is everything you expect from a car with such a distinguished background in motorsports. You really feel connected to the road and it’s a classic that turns heads at every corner because of its pedigree.Once you see and drive this exceptional example you will agree that it is priced well under market.
CONTACT: For additional information call Marcdirectlyat (949) 922-1006 or BlueChip Motorcars at (949) 496-3000.Log onto www.BlueChipMotorcars.com, r visit BlueChip Motorcars in San Juan Capistrano, alifornia.
TERMS & CONDITIONS The car is for sale locally and we reserve the right to cancel this auction at any time before the end of the auction. We do not have a Buy It Now Price listed. The car will be made available for inspection by serious bidders throughout the auction. Please email us if you would like to see the car in person. If you prefer, e can arrange to have a qualified, ndependent, rofessional mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection for you (at your expense). It is the buyer’s responsibility to verify that all of the seller’s information and claims about the car are true and correct prior to the sale of the vehicle.
Winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours of auction end, nd make arrangements for payment at that time. A $1,000.00 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due within 24 hours of end of auction. The deposit can be made by cash (please do not mail cash!), ank check, ashier's check, ayPal or bank transfer (preferred). The remainder is due within 5 days of Auction end. The remaining balance must be made in the form of a bank transfer (preferred) Cashier's Check, r bank check (all forms of payment subject to verification). PayPal WILL NOT be accepted as a form of payment for the final payment. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle, ell it to the next high bidder, r sell it otherwise. Please arrange financing prior to bidding, e can help with this. Once the final balance has been paid, itle transfer paperwork will be initiated.
Buyer is responsible for pickup or shipping of this vehicle. If you wish to have it shipped using a service, e will gladly cooperate. You can locate shippers by doing a search for “auto shippers”. We have relationships with both domestic and International shippers should you need assistance. AS IS - NO WARRANTY This vehicle is being sold as is with no warranty, xpressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, uthenticity, enuineness, r defects herein, nd makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.The winning bidder should have the car insured from the time the final payment is made to us. Once final payment is made, e will exercise a generally accepted standard of care, ut the buyer assumes all liability and risk once the final payment is made. Before delivery of the vehicle, he winning bidder must provide a photocopy of a valid driver’s license, ign the Buyer’s Guide and in CA; sign an Agreement to furnish Insurance. Delivery is defined as the time at which physical possession of the car is transferred from us, he seller, o the buyer or the buyers’ agent or chosen Transport Company. If you are not sure about something, lease ask us. Do not assume anything not listed is included. We reserve the right to cancel bids for excessive negative feedback. We reserve the right to end the listing if the vehicle is no longer available for sale. Please do not bid on this auction unless you are serious about owning this vehicle. About Factory Correct Cars offered by BlueChip Motorcars
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The majority of classic cars on the market were at some point in their ownership, estored or repaired with NOS parts (new old stock) or licensed reproduction parts. Whenever the information is available to us about the use of these parts, lueChip Motorcars will gladly pass it along to the potential buyer.
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