The most comprehensive resource for the early mini fan anywhere

Original Factory Documents

Items of original BMC paperwork, including memos, specifications and internal company documents

Competitions Department

A collection of material relating specifically to the Competitions Department & Special Tuning.

Rallying Success & Failure

Throughout its competition life the Mini was controversial. Sometimes not for the best of reasons.

Press Release Photos

An archive of original BMC press photos showing a range of models & variants. Some common, some not so.

The Comps Dept Photo Archive.

A collection of photos taken by the BMC publicity dept. of races & rallies

Accessories & Warranties

An archive of accessory brochures and warranty paperwork offered for the Mini through the 1960's.

BMC Promotional Posters

A selection of original BMC Showroom & promotional posters, artwork etc

Advertising Material

An archive of advertising material offered by BMC to promote the Mini during its heyday.

Theo Page Drawings

A selection of drawings from the master of the technical illustration Theo Page

Homologation Papers

The all important homologation details of some of the better known Mini models

Experimental Department

A rare glimpse into some of the ideas developed for use on the Mini or A series engine that never made it into production.

Design Sketches

Original design & concept sketches from the pen of Issigonis, see some early ideas of what the Mini could have been like.

The BMC Archive Index
A huge archive of BMC related information