1991 Rover Mini Cooper

Lot: 226

Estimate (£): 5,000 - 7,000
(+buyer’s premium of 12% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 1.275L 1991 Rover Mini Cooper manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 97 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Early Rover Mini-Cooper once owned by guitar legend, Jeff Beck...

  • Subject of a glass-out respray in 2011
  • Interior stripped and refurbished in 2012
  • Engine out, new clutch fitted and ancillary hoses replaced
  • Most suspension and subframe bushes replaced
  • Refurbished wheels and 4 new tyres

Lot Details

Registration: H772CUF RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1991 Engine size: 1.275L
Make: Rover Odometer reading (miles): 80442
Model: Mini Cooper MOT expiry: 2018-03-06
Warranted: No Chassis number: SAXXNNAMBBD014438

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 97 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Paint in good condition following respray 5 years ago, bumpers new, lights new, glass good, both screens were removed and sealed. Wheels in excellent condition and tyres almost new. Spare as new. Has been stored inside since repaint and only used in the summer.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Some interior trim replaced but most is original, found to be in good order so cleaned and refitted 5 years ago. Dashboard replaced with a later style one and a working DAB radio CD player fitted. New underlay fitted under original carpets which are in good order.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

When the engine was out all hoses and some other ancillary parts replaced before refitting. Starts and runs well but has not been reconditioned as not required. No oil leaks and no modifications. As original.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

New clutch fitted 5 years ago. No problems with gear change or clutch operation.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

All in good working order. Front flexi brake pipes replaced.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Everything works as it should and is in decent condition. 

Vehicle History

Remarks

No history with the Mini other than that carried out in the last five years. The car has had three owners, the most significant of which is Jeff Beck, the guitarist who owned it from Jan 1993 until Nov 2011.

 

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history