The converters : Carrozzeria Castagna

Just like the Mini in the 1960s, the MINI has attracted its fair share of customisers…

In 2006, Carrozzeria Castagna announced a range of MINI conversions that pre-dated the factory’s efforts – so to fans of Italian coacbuilders, the R56 Clubman was very much last year’s old news when it was launched…


Variations on a theme

Castagna MINI

Bespoke interiors a Castagna speciality...

Castagna MINI

Tender is a plausible Beach car replica...

Castagna MINI

Woody evokes 1960s Travellers...

Castagna MINI

Wagon version pre-dated the Clubman by a couple of years...

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Keith Adams

About the Author:

Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and watched it steadily grow into AROnline. Is the Editor of Classic Car Weekly, and has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, Classic Car Weekly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, and the the Motoring Independent... Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasable adventures all across Europe.

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