David Breneman wrote:
> Ajhsys@aol.com SEZ -
> > Yes, but the one in the eBay auction is a 1968. I don't think BMW had
> > anything to do with the Mini back then!
> Definitely not, but the cars they were making, the 1600 and 1800,
> were pretty decent in their own right. Too bad nobody can seem
> to make an economical, small-but-roomy, sporty coupe today.
Further off topic :-)
We have both the new and old Minis at our supersprints and when you see
them sitting side-by-side you realise just how BIG the new Mini is
compared with the old one - about twice the size. I guess it would be
hard to get something as small as the old mini through any safety/crash tests.
'85 Rover SD1 Vanden Plas
Adelaide, South Australia
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