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Lot No. 737 - 1971 Morris Mini Cooper S

Estimate: £24,000 - £28,000

+ buyers premium of 13.2% (including VAT at 20%)

A well restored and nicely presented 1971 Mk 3 'S' from 7 years current ownership with an interesting history.
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  • Denes Morvay worked for BMC in fuel research and was an acquaintance of Sir Alec Issigonis
  • He hand-built 5 special Cooper S cars this being the only known survivor. It was built on dry suspension but all other mechanicals are Cooper S (period wheels and SEV Marchal 8” driving lamps)
  • Originally finished in Black Tulip, a Marina colour. Now Tartan Red with an Old English White roof
  • Engine rebuilt by Southam Mini Centre (EN40B forged-steel crank, track-day cylinder head and Swiftune SW5 cam) and producing 93bhp at the wheels
  • More recently, the original body shell was restored by The Z Farm, Datsun 240Z specialists
  • The car's history was researched by the Mini Cooper S Club registrar and is therefore known to the club
  • An original letter of provenance from Denes Morvay is available with the car
  • With our vendor for seven years and benefits from recent shocks, exhaust, tyres etc. 
Year of manufacture:
1971
Make:
Morris
Chassis number:
B20D0012532
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
1.3
Body colour:
Tartan Red
MOT Expiry:
Monday 07 November 2022
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
BBW 924J
Model:
Mini Cooper S
Engine number:
8AMUH235764
Interior colour:
Black

CCA Vendor Condition Report

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107 / 135

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