'66 Cooper 'S' 1275 MK I. Restored. Matching. Mint!

1966 Austin Mini Cooper Cooper S

  • Cooper S
  • Old English White
  • Vinyl
  • Red and Gold
  • 56,400
  • 1275 cc
  • 4 Speed
  • FWD
  • 9596
  • CA2S7 L/767362

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Chequered Flag International

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4128 Lincoln Blvd

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


Vehicle Description

Chequered Flag International is pleased to offer you this 1966 Austin 1275 Mini Cooper 'S' MK I in its original colors of Old English White with Black roof and Red and Gold interior. Comprehensive restoration on a matching numbers, New Mexico, 56k mile, accident free car. A very original example, sold by us in 2012 to an enthusiast collector in San Diego who undertook a total down to the body-shell restoration that took over six years. The shell was stripped and repainted to a concours standard - see restoration photos. Original #'s matching engine was totally rebuilt and balanced with 300 miles on it. A few intelligent upgrades: Engine 103 Cam, new manifold, new upgraded radiator (runs cooler, looks original) alternator to replace dynamo with control box modified. Gear reduction starter motor. 123 distributor with adjustable timing curve. Single piece oil line. All old units are restored and accompany the car. Also fitted with a fully rebuilt Cooper 'S' 4 speed syncromesh gearbox. The original  22G333 gearbox was fully rebuilt and restored by Mini Mania and accompanies the car and a Rare new evolution oil pump from UK in box. All gauges restored. All brakes reconditioned and new pads and linings fitted. New master and rear cylinders. New Yokohama 008 tires all round. New progressive bump stops all round and helper shocks - a competition department aid for the hydrolastic suspension. This is a fantastic upgrade that take the strain off the hydrolastic suspension and its all easily removed if desired. Interior is correct, new and fantastic. New seat covers, door panels, carpets, roof liner and dash. Also comes with a works comp reclining drivers seat by Newton International that matches the other seats. Inspections encouraged. All sales AS-IS. Sales tax and license fees due if delivered in California. 

Visit Chequered Flag International online at chequeredflag.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 310-827-8665 today to schedule your test drive.


Vehicle Disclaimer

We at Chequered Flag international Inc. try very hard to describe our cars thoroughly and honestly. Our mandate is to make it a fun and rewarding experience for buyers but please bear in mind that we sell mainly older cars and we may not see every flaw or issue. We encourage an independent inspection if you are unable to look at the car yourself or want a professional opinion. We will make cars available for inspection and test drives, etc. Our cars are sold as-is without warranty and anything over 10 years old is mileage exempt unless stated otherwise. Cigarette lighters, tools and handbooks may not be present unless stated otherwise.

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