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Tuning information & literature that doesn’t easily fit anywhere else.

Armstrong Roadholder.

Information on Suspension tuning and modification.

Mini Mod Guide.

A guide to tuning & modifying your Mini from the mid 1960’s.

Accessories & Equipment.

A selection of accessories for your Mini published in Autocar (1963).

The Motor Magazine.

Take a look at the NEW Baby from BMC. Read the very first review of the Mini from August 1959.

Motor Trends Oct 59.

Another review of the brand new BMC babies.

Autocar “Mini Number 29.7.66.

Special Mini Number with Mini based articles, adverts & accessory reviews.

28 Pages.

Autocar - 10.7.64

Special Mini Number.

Another great selection of Mini base articles & accessories.

20+ Pages.

Autocar Mini Special edition 22.10.68.

The 1968 version of Autocar’s annual Mini edition.

Autosport Mini Special edition 29.4.71.

By 1971 the original Mini was getting a bit long in the tooth, it was still however popular enough to justify it’s own “special” edition of Autocar.

Back to the beginning. Autosport 28.10.59.

Read Autosports rave review of the NEW Austin & Morris Mini cars.

Knee High to a . . . . .

Review of the Unipower GT taken from Saftey fast BMC’s self published MG magazine..

Broadspeed GT 2+2

Review of the Broadspeed GT taken from CCC May 1966.

Autocar Tuning Special 20.3.64.

A generic issue on aftermarket tuning, lots of good adverts & a list of BMC tuning specialists.

Autocar Monte-Mini Double 29.01.65.

A full report on the Mini’s triumph at Monte-Carlo.

Autocar Monte Congratulations. 29.01.65.

Check out all the companies clamouring to congratulate BMC on their stunning victory in 1965.

Autocar 18.01.1959.

Alexander’s Band, a general review of Alexander’s products in 1959 .

Autocar Tuning Special 19.02.1965.

Alexander’s legendary circuit racer EKX 210 B.

Autosport  20.07.1962.

Speedwell’s new tuning facility.

The Motor 07.10.1963 Review of tye New Austin Super Deluxe

In depth review of the Super Deluxe.

CCC August 1967

Mini Based Specials. Everything Mini, that isn’t Mini Shaped.

CCC August 1967.

A great article on owning a Cooper.

Autosport 20.07.1962.

Some Talk Of Alexander. A short review of an Alexander tuned 850.

Motor - 27.08.1966


An in depth look at all things Mini.

Autocar - 11.06.1965

Mini Accessories

More wonderful period accessories from 1965.

Autocar - 11.06.1965

Know your Mini.

Another article on Mini ownership.

The Motor - 17.04.1963

A Mini for sir.

Short Radford review.

Autocar - 31.01.1964

Hopkirk Ahead


A full report on Hopkirk’ triumph on the 1964 Monte.

Autocar - 11.06.1965

Mini Miscellany

Parts & Services for your Mini.

Autocar - 31.01.1964.

Read the adverts! Suppliers queuing up to praise BMC.

Motor - 11.02.1967

Review of the “New” Jack Knight 5 Speed gearbox.

Motor - 11.02.1967

Automatic Stick Shift

IA review of the “new” Automatic transmission.

Motor - 11.02.1967

Progress report - 4

An in depth look at the Mini & it’s first 8 years in production.

Autocar - 21.08.1969

The Minis 10th Anniversary Issue.