15th Mar, 2023 13:00

Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire

 
  Lot 113
 

1986 Austin Mini Mayfair Cooper Evocation
No Reserve

Sold for £5,625

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: D410 XJU
Chassis No: SAXXL2S1N20322767
MOT: September 2023

  • The odometer displays just c.14,291 miles
  • 1275cc engine and manual gearbox which had been overhauled
  • Late Cooper-style wood effect dash and gauges for oil temperature, voltage and clock

The Mayfair had been launched in 1982 as a more luxurious version of the base Mini City and remained in production until 1996. Equipment options included 12-inch wheels, opening rear side windows, radio, head restraints, locking fuel cap and front disc brakes. By the time the Longbridge Plant finally closed in 2000, more than 5 million Minis had been built. As everyday cars most would suffer the ravages of use and time before disappearing from our roads.

Purchased new as a 998cc Mini Mayfair Automatic by an elderly lady driver and then gifted to a younger family member when she stopped driving. Enthusiastic to put their stamp on it, the new owner upgraded the Mayfair with a 1275cc engine and manual gearbox which had been overhauled. The modified specification includes a ‘1275 Cooper S’ stainless steel exhaust system, 13" late ‘Cooper S’ model Minilite-style alloy wheels, and modified suspension.

External modifications include clear rear lenses and indicators, 4 Cooper-style front fog/driving lights and ‘John Cooper’ bonnet flashes and ‘Mini Cooper’ decals on the flanks. Inside, there are late Cooper-style wood effect dash and gauges for oil temperature, voltage and a clock. In-car sounds are provided by a Ministry of Sound CD radio unit. The odometer displays just c.14,291 miles. The modifications offer either a sporty Mayfair or a luxury Cooper for the new custodian. Previously bought, but little used by the current owner, the car is described by the vendor as cosmetically 'very good' indeed.

For more information, please contact:
John Markey
john.markey@handh.co.uk
07943 584767

 

Auction: Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 15th Mar, 2023

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