Mini Magazine - - Vtec Clubman -

BODY 1979 Mini Club­man, fully re­stored with new sills, floor and heel board sec­tions, front end, A-pan­els, rear arches and more. Re­mov­able Club­man flip front, Halo­gen head­lamps, Mini­va­tion ar­tic­u­lated bon­net hinges, orig­i­nal Club­man bumpers, tow bar, rear fog lamp, right­hand fuel tank, elec­tric win­dows and cen­tral lock­ing, Au­to­plas rear win­dow lou­vre. Paint: Honda Pi­rates Black pearl.

EN­GINE 1797cc B18C Honda VTEC Type-R from In­te­gra DC2, dou­ble over-head cam, 11:1 CR, 70mm throt­tle body, Piper­cross air fil­ter, alu­minium ra­di­a­tor, sil­i­cone hoses, stain­less steel ex­haust man­i­fold, side-exit ex­haust. Max­i­mum tested power: 198bhp/138lb.ft torque at the fly­wheel, 148bhp at the wheels.

TRANS­MIS­SION Five-speed close-ra­tio Honda In­te­gra gear­box, lim­ited-slip dif­fer­en­tial, cus­tom-made drive­shafts, smaller clutch mas­ter cylin­der and re­mote reser­voir.

SUS­PEN­SION All­speed En­gi­neer­ing Honda VTEC front sub­frame, Mini­tas­tic Fast Road coil springs and KYB Gas-A-Just dampers, Hi-Los, re­furb’d rear sub­frame, polyurethane sub­frame mounts.

BRAKES 8.4-inch vented discs with Mini Sport alu­minium four- pot cal­lipers (front), re­fur­bished drums (rear), braided flexi lines.

WHEELS AND TYRES 5x12-inch Uni­part GAW122 (GKN Metro Chal­lenge) wheels with Falken 165/60x12 tyres.

IN­TE­RIOR Retrimmed Re­caro re­clin­ers and match­ing rear seat, cus­tom full-width dash­board, Honda In­te­gra dash pod, wood-rim steer­ing wheel, black head­lin­ing, fully sound dead­ened with Si­lent Coat.

ICE Pioneer DEH-P88RS head unit, two JL Au­dio HD600/4 am­pli­fiers, DLS 10-inch sub­woofer behind dash­board, Ge­n­e­sis Ab­so­lute tweet­ers, mids and mid bass front speak­ers.

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