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Best British Car — dnt matter if u love nit or hate it its a british classic, ok the performance might not best but it will make u laugh and at the end of the journey u will have a smile on ur face

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: classic everyone loves them

Cons: not many pple like them

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Excelent Manoverability And Handling, From A Car That Is Over 20 Years Old — the performance of the car is lacking by modern standards although it is a 50's design but its a classic,and a winner in my book, with a funfactor of ten out of ten! with low runnning costs, but general maintainance is needed on a monthly basis.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Its size, go cart!

Cons: Leaks from time to time

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Mini Cooper S - 1980s - 100 Bhp — 100bhp - Very Fast - 0 to 100Km/h in 10,6 sec - Very low cost of maintenance - 4 brake discs - It is very nice. 100bhp - Very Fast - 0 to 100Km/h in 10,6 sec - Very low cost of maintenance - 4 brake discs - It is very nice

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Speed

Cons: Nothing

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Really Fun Car To Drive, Shame About Rust — In my 1983, not 1980 mini the performance is alright, not a proper little rocket but close enough. The all round drum brakes aren't as good as modern cars obviously but they do the job. Being a BL car build quality isn't its strong point!! Even so, I havent needed to replace many things. Being a Mini it looks lovely on the outside. The interior isn't bad either. This is the best car I have ever drove. Such a great car

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Handles like nothing else

Cons: Rust

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I Love It — old so not sure on it all. working project so needs a bit of tlc mainly a spray job. saving up 4 coil overs next. its amazing to drive like a go-cart. got 12/6 genuine revolutions which makes it handle amazing. officialy the best car in the world

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: soooo fun

Cons: rust

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Lily The Shelby Clubman — It's not JUST a Mini, It's a Shelby Mini Clubman Called Lily. She is a mechanically standard 1098cc Mini Clubman in pageant blue with white stripes. She currently needs two new wings, a respray and ideally an unleaded (staged) head to improve performance. Interior has custom front seats, the usual burr walnut effect dashboard and an Alpine head unit running 4 cheapy speakers.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The stereo, fun factor, uniqueness

Cons: Rust!

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Great Affordable Fun — Slow as standard. I've changed the engine (Downton 1310cc), Gearbox, Suspension, Brakes, Bushes etc. Added racing seats & rollcage & it's much more fun to drive now ;) Only problem is I broke it in 2003 and it's been off the road since... Hopefully will be back driving soon!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Performance

Cons: I broke it

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Its A Mini! — Performance, not bad for what it is Build quality is fine, few rattles, but nothing has fallen off. Appearence good, wasn't really designed to look gd tho Cheap to insure, and drive Possibly the most fun car! You cant beat it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its like a go kart!

Cons: If your Bob and dont have a descent liking of cars.

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Mini — great car, good fun to drive and looks great. feels like a big go kart. build quality is below average but thats part of the fun, having to fix it. wouldn't recomend as an everyday car but everyone should have one.

Pros: Looks

Cons: Power

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Minbin - Mini Hot Rod — I love my car! It's handles well, you can throw it around. Yes it needs work but what mini doesn't! Its a whole lot of fun! And bit by bit its getting to how i want it, a little hot rod.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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Reviews From Other Years

1979 Austin Mini Reviews

Mini All Year 1959-2000 By Steven

whats to dislike awsome car even better when modded even standard it goes like the clappers hard to keep up with on the bend, build quality is easy it british its buit to last , fun factor has to 10/1... Read More

1978 Austin Mini Reviews

My Forst Car, A Mini. By Tristan

I had a lot of fun with this car, and did a lot of bad things to it. I removed the front seat because my dad knew of 2 bucket seats, so I bolted them to the floor very badly. I removed the front of... Read More

Short & Sweet By Jérémo

Very fun to drive, except for the brakes too light. Not so muc power but added to the small weight, the car have a good capacity of acceleration ! The comfort does not exist on this car... It has a ve... Read More

1977 Austin Mini Reviews

Mini Clubman 1275 Gt By Jonas

Performance: It is surely fun to drive, the handling is similar to a go-kart. 59 bhp might not be a lot, but remember that this car weighs only about 600 kg! Build quality: If the car is well looked ... Read More

Austin Mini 1000 1977 By Michael

cheap to buy.. (at the time) easy to maintain .. fairly economical(lots more pwerfull and more frugal choice today) ..now expect to pay premium prices for a good one.. hard ride but fairly bullet pro... Read More

1976 Austin Mini Reviews

1976 Nz-import Mini, Totally Non-stock By Hugh

The quality depends on your ability with a wrench. Cornering is unbelievable -- 1500 lbs, wheels at the corners. It costs as much as you can afford to spend, plus 25%. Driving it is by far the most fu... Read More

Wifes Car By Gareth

Best drift car i ever owned. I tried to flip this car every time i drove it... did not succeed. Car was originally bought for my wife, she didnt like it. Became my weekend toy thereafter. Had tons of... Read More

1975 Austin Mini Reviews

Road Legal Karting By Kevin

Of course mine was gorgeous, im a painter :) and mine was one of the few cars i've had which have had the mini-rocketship preformance to go with the shiny paint :) Pace and fat wheels on such a small ... Read More

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