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1996 MINI COOPER GRAND PRIX

Sale price: £18,995.00 make an offer
Last update: 01.06.2013

Car location: Malton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Rover
Year: 1996
Type: standard car
Doors: 2
Mileage: 22,000
Seats: 4
Engine: 1275 cc
Transmission: 4 speed manual petrol
Fuel: Petrol
Power: 88
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 5
Safety Features: Alarm, Rear seat belts
Exterior: Alloy Wheels, Catalytic Converter
Interior/Comfort Options: Leather Seats, Sunroof
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1996 MINI COOPER GRAND PRIX for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.05) based on 199 votes
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For sale is 'Max' number 32/35 Mini Cooper Grand Prix

22k on the clock

Rover developed three special versions of the mini to celebrate the car's 35th Birthday. Naturally John Cooper himself also spent time in the workshops to develop his own. Most mini fans know that the mini was launched in 1959 but not all realize that it was also the year John Coopers Formula One Team won the World Championship Constructors Title. With this double celebration in mind John Cooper his son Mike Cooper and their team developed their own Special Edition making just 35 Mini Cooper Grand Prix's. From the word go this was going to be a unique car

Engine:

1300 Cooper Injection. Large Valve ported and flowed cylinder head. New camshaft and valve rocker assemblies. Weber Alpha fuel injection (except for the last few. which had a remapped Rover ECU) revised air filter. oil cooler

4 speed synchromesh gearbox

Exhaust: Jan speed unit retaining catalytic converter

Wheels: 12 inch Minilite replicas

Suspension: Adjustable shock absorbers all round

Original Cooper dip stick

Exterior

BRG paintwork

Full length Webasto electric sunroof (fitted from new)

Red Bonnet and Boot badges

Four auxiliary front spot lamps and covers

Cooper wheel centres

Alloy Aston fuel cap

Commemorative 'Grand Prix' decals

Performance

Power Output: 88bhp

0-60mph: 9 sec

Top Speed: 105mph

Torque: 20% increase over standard

Interior:

Each car is has its own brass plaque on the glove box stating which one of the 35 it is

Cream leather seats

13” Moto Lita signed John Cooper steering wheel

Walnut dash

Both sets of original keys

Signed John Cooper Oil. Battery and Temp gauges trimmed with chrome

Signed door furniture and pedals

Walnut handbrake. door cappings and pulls

John Cooper alloy door sills

Folder of history and memorabilia including:

Original John Cooper Garage Sales Invoice/Receipt

Signed Certificate from John Cooper

Press Release paperwork

MOT history

Full Service History

DVLA owners history

Magazine articles about the Grand Prix

Receipts for work done

Max is number 32/35 with 22k on the clock in British Racing Green. He recently sailed through his MOT with no advisories. We keep him garaged and only 'let him out' on sunny dry days. Condition wise hes pretty immaculate. bodywork is in excellent condition with no signs of rust. his interior is stunning no rips or tears to the leather. original carpeting is all in great condition. the walnut vaneer on the dash has a few cracks in it but nothing major. Max is the most amazing car we have ever owned. Over the last few years we've not seen another Grand Prix at any of the mini shows nor have we seen one for sale in the UK . My guess is a few have probably found their way overseas and most are sat in private collections reputedly including Sir Michael Caine and Sir Jackie Stewart's. We have lots of photos of Max so more can be sent if wanted.

Viewings and a mug of tea are welcome 

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