1959 MINI / 1ST PRODUCTION YEAR OF THE MINI / RESTORED IN 2003 / NO RESERVE

Price: US $4,150.00 Item location: Annapolis, Maryland, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mini
  • Model: Classic Mini
  • SubModel: Cooper
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: SPARSE
  • Year: 1959
  • Mileage: 0
  • VIN: MA2S4L30600
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 1275
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: FWD
  • Interior color: Blue
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1959 Mini Classic Mini Cooper

FOR SALE WE HAVE AN ORIGINAL PRODUCTION1959 MINI COOPER .
THIS IS AN ORIGINAL 1ST YEAR PRODUCTION CA, OT A REBOD, T WAS RESTORED IN THE EARLY 2000'S BY THE OWNER WHOMI PURCHASED IT FROM . HE HAD DECIDED THAT HE WANTED TO RACE IT IN THE VINTAGE SERIES AND WENT ABOUT THE RESTORATION WITH THAT IN MIND . IT HAS HAD ALL THE FLOOR PANS REPLACED AS WELL AS THE SILL, HERE IS AN INTERNAL ROLLBAR THAT WAS CUSTOM FITTED TO THE CA, ESTORED SUB FRAMES .THE FRONT DRUMS HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH ROTOR, HE PEDAL BOX WAS REPLACED WITH AN ALUMINUM RACING BOX AS PICTURED .THERE WAS ORIGINALLY A FUEL CELL IN THE TRUNK WHICH HAS NOW BEEN REMOVED AND A CONVENTIONAL TANK INSTALLED .THE BATTERY IS CURRENTLY STILL MOUNTED IN THE REAR SEAT AREA BUT CAN EASILY BE RETURNED TO THE TRUNK OR MOVED IF YOU WISHED TO RACE IT AGAIN .THE ORIGINAL ENGINE WAS BLOWN WHILE RACING A FEW YEARS AGO AND AT THAT TIME HE DECIDED TO REPLACE IT WITH A 1275 WHICH IT CURRENTLY HAS IN IT WHICH RUNS GREA, T HAS A MIKUNI CARBURETOR INSTALLATION WHICH I AM AMAZED HOW WELL IT RUNS WIT, HAVE OWNED SEVERAL MINIS AND CURRENTLY STILL OWN ANOTHER 1989 GERMAN IMPORT . THE ALUMINUM WHEELS ARE CUSTOM MADE ONE OFFS .I HAD PLANNED TO CLEAN HER UP AND RACE HER MYSELF BUT THERE HAVE BEEN A FEW CHANGES AND I HAVE DECIDED TO SELL HER INSTEAD .I WOULD SAY OVERALL SHE SHOWS WELL I WOULD REPLACE OR AT LEAST PAINT THE FIBERGLASS HOOD / BONNET .SHE DOES NEED A BIT OF FETTLIN, HE HANDBRAKE NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED, HE IS NOT PERFECT BUT WITH SOME TLC COULD BE MADE INTO A VERY SPECIAL CAR CONSIDERING HOWRARE A CAR SHE I, HERE ARE VERY FEW OF THESE OLDER MINIS ON THE ROAD ANY MORE .SHE DOES RUN AND DRIVE WEL, TARTS UP QUICKLY STOP, HIFTS THROUGH WHAT APPEARS TO BE A CLOSE SHIFT / SHORT SHIFT TRANSMISSIO, SPEED .
I HAVE A NEW YORK TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION AS IT IS OLDER THAN 25 YEARS .WE CAN HELP WITH DELIVERY TO THE PORT OF BALTIMORE OR STORAGE IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COLLECT IMMEDIATLY .PLEASE ONLY BID IF YOU ACTUALLY INTEND TO PA, HAVE A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS AND RELY ON GETTING PAID IN ORDER TO PAY MY STAFF AND EXPENSE, LEASE FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL OR CALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS .
I HAVE HAD AN E-MAIL FROM A COLLECTOR TELLING ME THAT THIS IS A MINI NOT A MINI COOPER AS THE COOPER WAS NOT PRODUCED UNTIL 1961 SO THIS IS A 1959 MINI .
THANKS MATT .410 533 6946