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Private Fleet are able to save private buyers thousands of dollars on the following 2018 Mini vehicles:

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More About: Mini.

The Mini car and brand stand out as incredible examples of how something unexpected can become iconic.

Initially launched in 1959, the petite machine was manufactured through to 2000 in locations around the world including Sydney. Designed by (Sir) Alec Issigonis the Mini came under the names of Morris Mini Minor and the Austin Seven. The Austin name was changed in 1962 whilst Mini became a brand in its own right in 1969.

BMW bought the Rover Group, which was once British Leyland, in 1994 and after selling a portion of that business used its right to the name to commence building the “New Mini”.

The original came with a tiny one litre motor and a number of body types. Importantly, it wasn’t a heavy car, weighing anywhere between 580 and 690 kilos. Engine power and torque outputs weren’t huge but that light weight helped a lot. A key design feature was the decision to take the existing engine and mount it transversely, or across the line drawn through the centre of the car.

The Mini was also quickly known for its TARDIS like feature. Although small on the outside it seemed far larger inside and it wasn’t uncommon to see people approaching six feet in height in one.

Motorsport became a natural fit for the Mini, with various iterations raced and winning in Saloon Car Championships, Rally Championships, and the fabled Monte Carlo Rally.

The “New Mini” is bigger, more powerful, but retains one historic identifier: Mini’s iconic centre of dash speedo.