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1973 Morris Mini Cooper

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Car location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

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1973 Morris Mini Cooper for sale

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888-227-0914sales@classicautomall.com1973 Morris Mini Cooper Stock1673VINXA2S1N1066329AMiles24,795Engine Size60.8 ci 4 cylTransmission Type4 Speed AutomaticDrivetrainFWDExterior ColorAvocado GreenInterior ColorOliveDescription

1973 Morris Mini Cooper

The car model was named the Mini because it was, well, small. John Cooper was a designer of Racing and Rally cars, who saw potential in using the Mini as a basis for Rally cars. Technically, only the tuned high-performance models designed by him were called Mini Cooper in colloquial use, the name stuck for all Minis, though. If you've ever witnessed one of the original design Minis race. they are fun to watch because they are like go carts in that they just slide around turns!

For consignment a 1973 version Mini Cooper right out of the Longbridge Mini assembly plant in jolly old England. This car appears to be in unrestored condition with having undergone only a respray on the exterior. A right-hand drive edition you may have a propensity to go down the road on the wrong side.

ExteriorBathed in Avocado Green paint appears in good condition, maintaining its luster. An area of rust has formed near the trunk hinge on the driver's side, and some dents and dings are noted throughout. On the front grille there has been a mishap that has left the bumper with a dent and misaligned the grille and hood. Badging is all there slightly faded but original. Black plastic is framing the wheel wells and covers the rocker area. An off-white roof is atop and has interesting drip moldings that extend to the fenders from the roof on the A and C pillars. Black wall 145/80R10's wrap standard 10-inch steel wheels adorned with some shiny caps.

InteriorUtilitarian simplicity abounds inside with Olive vinyl covered buckets in front and a small bench in the rear. This material also covers the door panels that sport crank operated windows. A black dash front houses a centrally located oval gauge cluster with 3 round gauges. The original patina steering wheel fronts this dash. An automatic shifter sits in the center of a sea of olive carpet, mostly spit spot and no floor mats are present. A white tight headliner hangs above and is clean.

DrivetrainA pop of the bonnet and we are greeted with 60.8 ci horizontally opposed 4-cylinder engine, appearing in original condition. Some rust and patina are noted, and there is a 1-barrel carburetor atop, and a 4-speed automatic which drives the front wheels. Interestingly the radiator is at the side instead of the usual front mounted radiator which could take advantage of airflow through the grille.

UndercarriageAreas of invasive rust are noted on the rockers, floor pan corners where they meet up with the wheel wells and where the frame meets the unibody. Previous efforts to remediate this rust are seen, however the rust has returned. Surface rust is seen throughout suspension and wheel mechanicals, as well as on the rear of the frame. These areas will eventually need attention or structural integrity will be compromised causing some bloody troubles.

Drive-AbilityAfter a slight cranking it fired up, and we popped it into gear, and we were off for our test tool. The transmission shifted smoothly, brakes worked fairly well, and it gave us a smooth ride. It takes just a bit to become accustomed to the right-hand drive, but all in all the experience was tip top.

We were absolutely chuffed with this little car, even with its faults which left us a tad gutted, our overall experience was cheeky. From its bonnet to its boot, a sum it up would be cute!

VIN DecodeXA251N1066329AX-Non Signifigant As Per The FactoryA-998cc Engine Type25-2 Door Saloon1-Round Nose Traditional MiniN-Mini 10001066329-Sequential Unit NumberA-Longbridge, England Assy Plant

Commission NumberN20S-208829AN20S-Mini 1000208829-Commission NumberA-Longbridge, England Assy Plant

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 450 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

 

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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping: All shipping charges are buyer's responsibility unless otherwise documented in sales agreement.

Deposit: Buyer must contact us within 24 hours of accepted offer, and make arrangements for payment at that time. A $500 deposit is due within 48 hours of listings end to secure the vehicle.


Payment of Balance Due: The remainder is due (plus applicable fees and taxes) within 7 days. If no contact is made within 24 hours we reserve the right to re-list the vehicle or sell it otherwise. All financial transactions must be completed before delivery of the vehicle.

Additional Fees and Taxes: All Pennsylvania residents must pay applicable state and local tax, title and license fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for their own state taxes and fees. Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.

Shipping: The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges unless otherwise documented on the sales agreement.  We will assist the buyer with finding a shipping company. We assume no responsibility for damages incurred after leaving our premises. If the vehicle is going to be shipped, full payment must be received before the vehicle is delivered to the shipping company.

Buyer's Inspection: Every effort has been made to accurately and fairly describe this vehicle to you.  Classic Auto Mall, Inc. has tried to disclose all information known about this vehicle for auction.  Please be advised that used vehicles will have typical scratches and dings inherent for their year and mechanical parts are subject to fail. Classic Auto Mall, Inc. welcomes and recommends a buyer's inspection.  If you plan to have a buyer's inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to the auction ending.  Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

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