Category Archives: Mini spares

The Technologies That Mini Specialists Use To Create New Parts

Having been a Mini specialist since the heyday of the classic models back in the 1960s, our original intention to trade spare parts quickly saw us use our engineering nous to improve items instead. Our pioneering rigid throttle linkage being one such example. Before long,...

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The Legends Behind The Success of The Mini Cooper

“Sometimes you have to be different to be better.” John Cooper. To generations of people, the word ‘Mini’ is interchangeable with ‘Cooper’. Whilst the original model, designed by Alec Issigonis, fulfilled the BMC’s request for an ‘economical family car’, it was the sportier Mini Cooper...

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Paddy Hopkirk wins the Guild of Motoring Writers President’s Trophy

The Guild of Motoring Writers President’s Trophy This is awarded each year by the Guild President Nick Mason for outstanding achievement in the field of international automobilism. Winner – Patrick Barron Hopkirk MBE! Known to everyone as Paddy, the Belfast born racer cut his teeth in...

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