BODY 1989 Mini City E Automatic, restored with new front panel, bonnet, new doorskin and rear valance, replacement driver’s door, Mini special arches, Minivation bonnet hinges, wavy grille, smoked side repeaters, chrome wiper arms, jets and scuttle bungs, Caterham door mirrors, fliptop fuel filler cap, chrome rear numberplate lamp, 1275 GT bootlid badge, pressed numberplates. Paint: Proton Burnt Orange with metallic black roof. ENGINE 1275 Metro A-plus rebored to 1293cc, Hepolite high-compression pistons, lightened and balanced crankshaft and con-rods, Piper 285 camshaft, Duplex timing chain, lightened flywheel, AP Racing clutch, modified ported and polished big-valve cylinder head, Aldon Yellow distributor, aluminium radiator, blue silicone hoses, twin 1.25-inch HS2 SU carbs with ram pipes and RamAir sock filters, Facet fuel pump, pressure regulator, stainless steel LCB manifold, custommade stainless steel twin-box centre-exit exhaust. TRANSMISSION Four-speed A-plus gearbox with straight-cut gearset, standard helical drop gears, 3.1:1-ratio final drive. SUSPENSION Refurbished subframes including replacement front manual item, Mini Sport Adjusta Rides, bottom arms, tie-rods and rear camber/track brackets, Spax adjustable dampers, polybushed all round. BRAKES 7.5- inch disc assemblies with Mini Sport four- pot callipers and EBC Greenstuff pads (front), finned aluminium drums (rear), yellow tag master cylinder, braided hoses. WHEELS AND TYRES 6x10-inch John Brown Wheels Mamba alloys, 165/70x10 Yokohama A032R tyres. INTERIOR Cobra Classic bucket seats with rear seats trimmed to match, TRS harnesses, drilled door furniture, quickshift with extended gear lever, centre binnacle with Cooper 100mph speedo, Smith’s rev counter, exposed painted dash rails, custom polished aluminium switch panel, Minivation cup holders, Mountney 13-inch woodrim steering wheel, six-point Safety Devices rollcage powder-coated in silver.
Silver rollcage looks the part and adds extra safety for trackday use.