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Skin Deep

Scott Whitmore raced Mini Stox from the age of 10 and bought his first road Mini at 14. He already knew he was going to work in car body restoration. Just as well really...

7 mins read
MiniWorld
December 2019

Master Class

Back when concours restos were on the fringe of the mainstream scene, Roy Gudge joined a small band of visionaries who made their Mini Coopers better than new. He tells us about his stunning twice-restored 998cc Mk2 Cooper.

10+ mins read
MiniWorld
December 2019

Weekend Warrior

This early Clubman was destined for a tough dual-purpose life as a daily driver and international competition car but a thorough restoration has given it a surprising third role, as a prize-winning show car.

10 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2019

Tyred & Tested

Martin Hockley took what was a relatively plain-looking Mini Van and turned it into an eye-catching homage to a great British brand.

6 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2019

The Italian Job 50th Anniversary With Art

Bex Celebrates The Iconic Italian Job Anniversary With Her Exclusive Signed Artworks.

3 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2019

Mothballed Revival

Even though Michael Gill’s humble 1972 Austin Mini 1000 had been unused for eight years when he bought it back in 2015, it still required a thorough restoration.

4 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2019

Acceptable In The 80s

MiniWorld’s Deputy Editor, Jim Jupp, became obsessed with the Mini due to some very infl uential friends.

2 mins read
MiniWorld
February 2018

NEC Classic Motor Show

This year’s Classic Motor Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, was held over the weekend of 10-12 November. There were fewer Minis there as some clubs, reportedly, had their stand entries declined.

1 min read
MiniWorld
February 2018

Overhauling And Modifying A Lucas 25D4 Distributor

H&H Ignition Solutions shows MiniWorld how they strip and rebuild a Lucas 25D4 distributor.

3 mins read
MiniWorld
February 2018

25th Japan Mini Day 2017

On 5 November, Japanese Mini fans made their annual Mini pilgrimage to the Japan Mini Day in Hamamatsu.

1 min read
MiniWorld
February 2018

Italian Job, 2017

Minis, old and new, and a Jaguar, took part in this year’s Italian Job charity rally (27 October to 5 November) to raise money in a fun way for Variety the Children’s Charity and other good causes.

2 mins read
MiniWorld
February 2018

Road To Le Mans Classic

A trip to the legendary Le Mans Classic weekend in France is a dream event for petrolheads and classic car fans. It’s made even better if you throw a couple of Minis into the experience.

6 mins read
MiniWorld
January 2018

Thunderbirds Are Go!

As MiniWorld’s Australia Correspondent I have been getting out and about in my Minis and visiting Mini events lately and am offon my travels once again. Since going back to freelance work a few months ago, I have been a busy little beaver and have put plenty of miles under the belts of two of my Minis...

5 mins read
MiniWorld
January 2018

Holiday Plans

Jason Adams hadn’t forgotten the time he and his wife, Lorraine, drove around Crete in a Moke over 20 years ago. In 2014 he had the chance to buy his own.

7 mins read
MiniWorld
January 2018

From Rover With Love

Ian Edwards of CardiffMini club began his love of Minis when working for a Rover dealership.

3 mins read
MiniWorld
January 2018

Borneo Mini Run

Members of Brunei Mini Owners Association recently held a road trip to Tenom, in Sabah in the north of Borneo, to meet fellow club Borneo Mini Classic Group Sabah for the 3rd Borneo Mini Run. The event happened over the weekend of 21-23 September which is a public holiday.

1 min read
MiniWorld
January 2018

Legendary Grand Tour

Legendary Grand Tour

1 min read
MiniWorld
November 2017

Inspired

With much inspiration from his late uncle Dave, Mark Dell has built a fantastic retro-styled Mini…

6 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2017

Hand Me Down

Over the last four decades, Ken Allan's £60 1961 Mini Minor served as his daily drive and later carried out the same duty for both of his daughters.

5 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2017

Rylstone Classic

Rylstone Classic

2 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2017

A Mini Addiction

Gary Pearson, of SELKent Mini Club, is a self-confessed Miniholic…

3 mins read
MiniWorld
November 2017

Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival

1 min read
MiniWorld
November 2017

Young Blood

Playing with his bright yellow 1275 GT Scalextric model fuelled a passion for Tom Clarke to build and own what became his dream first car. 

7 mins read
MiniWorld
May 2017

It's a Mini world

A long love affair with the Mini has helped Andy Macukewicz’s transition to a new life in Australia.

3 mins read
MiniWorld
May 2017

End of the road?

In our last issue Mini World contributor Stephen Davy-Osborne expressed his love for his 1996 SPi Mini Cooper, aka Nicole. In this final instalment we rejoin the story at the end of 2012, when Nicole has miraculously received an MOT certificate...

2 mins read
MiniWorld
February 2017

Classic Motor Show

The Classic Motor Show is becoming an annual pilgrimage for UK and mainland European Mini fans.

1 min read
MiniWorld
February 2017

Restored for Life

Bert van Leeuwen restored his Mk1 Cooper S when he was a teenager. Nearly 20 years later he still owns it and we doubt that he’ll ever be able to part with it.

5 mins read
MiniWorld
February 2017

Learning Curve

Gavin Bowern sourced a new engine for his first Mini but, feeling it was actually too good for the old car, he went in search of a new project for his first full-on rebuild with his dad. It has evolved into an homage to the Mk3 Cooper S.

9 mins read
MiniWorld
April 2017

Ground Attack

Although Dan Stokes has been a fan of Minis, since owning one as his first car, he’s had a few love/hate moments with them. We’re glad he wasn’t put offas he has created this amazing retro racer for us to drool over…

7 mins read
MiniWorld
April 2017

Transformer

Phil Higham is the owner and co-builder of this beautifully proportioned 998cc roadster and we hope it’s going to get its fair share of trophies in 2017. His son, Wayne, tells us how it came together.

5 mins read
MiniWorld
April 2017