1964 Morris Mini Cooper 970 'S'

Lot: 161

Sold for (£): 40,700
Offered for sale is a .970L 1964 Morris Mini Cooper S manual that has been with the current owner for the last 14 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 106 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A rare Cooper 970 'S' in a very rare original colour...


  • Built 1964 first registered 21/01/1965. Last of 'dry suspension' models
  • Original engine.79,882 miles indicated, Owned since February 2004. MOT until July/18 with no advisories
  • Body restored approx. 14 years ago. Surf Blue and White was rare in period and even more rare now
  • Full engine rebuild by Southam Minis just over 1,000miles ago. Rolling road set-up
  • The 970 was the best balanced of the early S' and this one is a cracker



Lot Details

Registration: EFH 320C RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1964 Engine size: .970L
Make: Morris Odometer reading (miles): 79882
Model: Mini Cooper S MOT expiry: 2018-07-05
Warranted: No Chassis number: KA2S4 550614

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 106 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


No rust evident. Paint very good in original colour


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


Original seats and interior trim. Few age related marks but very presentable.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Full engine rebuild 1000miles ago by Southam Mini / Metro centre and fitted to car and rolling road tested.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox chemically cleaned and inspected by Southam Minis during engine rebuild. No faults found.

Running Gear

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


No known faults


Minor: Major:


All electrics working. No known faults.

Vehicle History


Receipt from Southam Mini/ Metro centre for engine work. A few other older receipts for replacement parts

About the 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