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…
Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
Keith Adams

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