1959 Morris Mini-Minor road test - Throwback Thursday
"Our first drive in the original Mini, badged as the Morris Mini-Minor, came in August 1959. Did we see any indication of the iconic status it would achieve?
Iconic is a frightfully overused word, but when applied to the Mini, it's one that's truly apt.
The car is the epitome of British popular culture throughout the 1960s and 1970s, going through various updates and guises. Production finally ended in 2000, and its fame continues beyond.
The Mini, unlike BMW’s modern-day interpretation, fitted its billing, and arrived with much fanfare in August 1959, under the names Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor, the latter of which Autocar road-tested on the 28th of that month in de luxe specification........."
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