With the Mini celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2019, it gives us an excuse here at AROnline to scour our picture archives for images that could not be used elsewhere on the site.
So, with Wimbledon just gone, here is an image of one of the top tennis players of the 1970s, Ilie Nastase, known for his on court verbal antics, posing with a Mini City.
The Mini City was first introduced in 1979 as the base Mini model with an 850cc engine and was upgraded to a 1000cc engine in 1980.
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- History : The Austin-Morris story – Part Ten : 1973 - 19 July 2021